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Chita Rivera

American actress, dancer, and singer best known for creating roles in musical theatre hits such as Anita in "West Side Story," Rosie in "Bye Bye Birdie," Velma in "Chicago" and Aurora in "Kiss Of The Spider Woman." She has received 2 Tony Awards (from a record 10 nominations), a Kennedy Center Honor and the Presidential Medal Of Freedom.

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Jan 23, 1933
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Ed Sullivan Show 1948-06-20
Latest Project:
Movie Chita: A Legendary Celebration 2020-05-29
Known For
Poster of Private Screenings: Robert Osborne
Poster of Will & Grace
Poster of The Carol Burnett Show
Poster of The Ed Sullivan Show
Movie Chita: A Legendary Celebration Unknown 2020-05-29
Movie Merely Marvelous: The Dancing Genius of Gwen Verdon Herself 2019-08-03
Movie Maurice Hines: Bring Them Back Herself 2019-11-10
Movie Bathtubs Over Broadway Herself 2018-04-21
Movie Every Act of Life Herself 2018-04-23
Movie Waiting in the Wings: Still Waiting Broadway Diva 2018-06-09
Movie West Side Stories: The Making of a Classic Unknown 2016-12-26
Movie Chita Rivera: A Lot Of Livin' To Do Herself 2015-11-06
Movie Private Screenings: Robert Osborne Self 2014-01-06
Movie Waiting in the Wings: The Musical Broadway Diva 2014-04-01
Movie Kalamazoo? Giannina 2006-04-07
Movie Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of The Tony Awards Spider Woman / Aurora (segment "Kiss Of The Spider Woman") 2005-08-07
Movie Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There Self 2003-01-01
Movie Broadway's Lost Treasures Host (segment "Record Breakers") / Velma Kelly (segment "Chicago") 2003-08-10
Movie Chicago Nickie 2002-12-10
Movie My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs Self 2001-03-06
Series Will & Grace Unknown 1998-09-21
Movie The Music of Kander and Ebb: Razzle Dazzle Herself (archive footage) 1997-12-03
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story Unknown 1996-09-27
Movie A Benefit Celebration: A Tribute to Angela Lansbury Herself 1996-11-17
Movie Mayflower Madam Risa Dickstein 1987-11-15
Movie That's Dancing! Unknown 1985-01-01
Movie Pippin Fastrada 1982-01-01
Series The Kennedy Center Honors Self 1978-12-28
Movie Once Upon a Brothers Grimm Gingerbread Lady 1977-11-23
Series Live from Lincoln Center Chita Rivera 1976-01-30
Series The New Dick Van Dyke Show Unknown 1971-09-18
Series Great Performances self 1971-01-28
Movie From Stage to Screen---A Director's Dilemma Unknown 1969-01-01
Movie Sweet Charity Nickie 1969-02-25
Series The Carol Burnett Show Unknown 1967-09-11
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Series The Outer Limits Unknown 1963-09-16
Series The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Unknown 1956-10-05
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20