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George Lucas And Rita Moreno To Receive Kennedy Center Honors

Rock band the Eagles and conductor Seiji Ozawa will also be honoured for their contributions to American culture at the 38th annual ceremony, which will take place in Washington, D.C. on 6...

Rita Moreno Releasing First Spanish-language Album

Rita Moreno, Una Vez Mas will feature 10 songs including a reworked Spanish version of Somewhere from hit stage and screen musical West Side Story, for which she earned a Best Supporting Actress...

Rita Moreno Leads Puerto Rican Day Parade

The Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award winner kicked off the 58th annual event by cutting the ribbon and she then led around 20,000 marchers through the streets of the Big Apple....

Rita Moreno Joins Jane The Virgin

Oscar, Tony and Emmy-winning actress Rita Moreno is joining the cast of hit Tv comedy Jane The Virgin.The West Side Story star is set to play actress Gina Rodriguez's onscreen paternal grandmother, a glamourous woman...

Rita Moreno Was Treated Like A Slave On Breakthrough Movie

Oscar winner Rita Moreno has painful memories of working with Love Me Tender and The Proud Ones director Robert D. Webb at the start of her career, revealing he insisted the actress play dead while...

Rita Moreno: 'I'm Not A Fan Of David Letterman'

Oscar winner Rita Moreno vowed never to appear on The Late Show With David Letterman years ago because she feared the top-rated U.S. late night chat show host was uncomfortable around women like her.The West...

Rita Moreno Lost Her Virginity To Agent

Latino movie veteran Rita Moreno had to overlook her sex encounter with her first agent because she was too desperate for work to dump him.The West Side Story star reveals she lost her virginity to...

Rita Moreno Championing Fellow Latina For Oscars Gold

Hollywood veteran Rita Moreno has thrown her weight behind Mexican actress Adriana Barraza's Oscars bid, insisting a Best Supporting Actress nomination for her fellow Latina would be huge.Moreno, who won the award for West Side...

Rita Moreno Getting Animated For New Children's Series

Veteran actress Rita Moreno is getting animated to star in a new children's Tv show.The Oscar-winning West Side Story star will lend her voice to Nina's World as grandmother Abuelita, who helps to guide her...

Rita Moreno To Co-star In New Sitcom

Veteran entertainer Rita Moreno is returning to the small screen to co-star in a new sitcom co-created and executive produced by Amy Poehler.The 82 year old actress, who was feted with the Life Achievement trophy...

Morgan Freeman To Present Sag Lifetime Achievement Award To Rita Moreno

Morgan Freeman will present West Side Story star Rita Moreno with the 50th Lifetime Achievement Award at the Screen Actors Guild prizegiving on Saturday (18Jan14).Moreno will accept her latest accolade for her career and humanitarian...

Rita Moreno To Be Honoured With Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award

Puerto Rican actress Rita Moreno will receive the SAG honour after her lifetime's solid career as a performer, according to Reuters. She has been performing for 70 years as a singer, dancer in actress in...

Rita Moreno To Receive Screen Actors Guild's Highest Accolade

West Side Story icon Rita Moreno will be honoured for her career success with a special lifetime achievement award next year (14).The Oscar-winning actress, most famous for her role as Anita in the 1961 movie...

Rita Moreno: 'Marlon Brando Romance Drove Me To Suicide Attempt'

West Side Story star Rita Moreno has told how her turbulent romance with Marlon Brando plunged her into despair and even drove her to attempt suicide.In a new book, the screen beauty accuses Brando of...

Rita Moreno & Poncho Sanchez To Be Honoured By Latin Recording Academy

Puerto Rican singer/actress Rita Moreno and salsa band leader Poncho Sanchez will be feted with lifetime achievement awards by the Latin Recording Academy later this year (12).The two music icons will be joined by fellow...

Ben Gazzara Tributes Pour In Following Death, Aged 81

Tributes have been pouring in for one of the unsung stalwarts of the acting game, Ben Gazzara, after the veteran died on Friday, February 3rd 2012, aged 81 years old. A prolific actor in the...

Dancers Feared Choreographer Jerome Robbins, Says Rita Moreno

On the eve of the release of a 50th anniversary Blu-ray edition of Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story , the New York Post has observed that an "extra" in the video package, an examination of...

Moreno Claims First Fuego Lifetime Achievement Prize

WEST SIDE STORY star RITA MORENO has been named the first Lifetime Achievement prize recipient at the inaugural Latina magazine Fuego Awards. The sassy star leads the honours in the upcoming March (08) issue of...

Minnelli To Be Honoured For Lifetime Achievement

LIZA MINNELLI will be honoured by actress BRITTANY MURPHY when the CABARET star is presented with the Julie Harris Award for Lifetime Achievement from The Actors' Fund of America. Murphy will present her heroine with...

Brando's Godfather Script Fetches A Staggering $312,800

Late movie legend MARLON BRANDO's personal script from the 1972 movie THE GODFATHER fetched a staggering $312,800 (GBP175,418) at a New York auction yesterday (30JUN05) - the highest amount ever paid for a film manuscript....

Broderick And Lane To Re-team For The Odd Couple Revival

MATTHEW BRODERICK and NATHAN LANE are hoping to make stage magic together once again, by starring in a Broadway revival of THE ODD COUPLE. Broderick and Lane are currently preparing to film a movie...

Dreyfuss Fumes At Censors

Hollywood star RICHARD DREYFUSS has attacked American TV censors for heavily editing his new TV drama COP SHOP. The JAWS actor stars opposite ROSIE PEREZ, RITA MORENO and JAY THOMAS in the upcoming...

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