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Chita Rivera

Chita Rivera
Rivera performs in 2008
Personal information
Birth nameDolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero
Birth dateJanuary 23, 1933(age 83)
Place of birthWashington, D.C., U.S.
OccupationActress, dancer, singer
SpouseTony Mordente (m. 1957)

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Chita Rivera (born January 23, 1933) is an American actress, dancer, and singer best known for her roles in musical theater. She is the first Hispanic woman to receive a Kennedy Center Honors award (December 2002). She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009.

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