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Rivera in 2009
Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero
January 23, 1933
|Occupation||Actress, dancer, singer|
|Spouse(s)||Tony Mordente (m. 1957)|
Chita Rivera (born January 23, 1933) is an American actress, dancer, and singer. She is best known for her roles in musical theater. She is the first Hispanic woman and the first Latino American to receive a Kennedy Center Honors award (December 2002). She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009.
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Paula Kelly (third from right) and Chita Rivera (second from right) inSweet Charity (1969).
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