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Chita Rivera
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Rivera in 2009
Born
Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero

January 23, 1933 (1933-01-23) (age 88)
Occupation Actress, dancer, singer
Years active 1950–present
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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