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Chita Rivera

Chita RiveraAKA Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero

Born: 23-Jan-1933
Birthplace: Washington, DC

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Dancer, Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Anita in West Side Story on Broadway

Father: Pedro Julio Figuerva del Rivero (musician, Puerto Rican, d. 1940)
Mother: Katherine (Scottish)
Husband: Anthony Mordente ("Tony", television director, b. 3-Dec-1940, m. 1962, div. 1963)
Daughter: Lisa Mordente

    High School: Taft High School, Bronx, NY (1951)
    University: School of American Ballet, New York City

    Tony for The Rink
    Tony for Kiss of the Spiderwoman
    Kennedy Center Honor 2002
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 12-Aug-2009

    TELEVISION
    The New Dick Van Dyke Show Dennis Whitehead (1973-74)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Carol Channing: Larger Than Life (20-Jan-2012) · Herself
    Broadway: The Golden Age (Apr-2003) · Herself
    Chicago (10-Dec-2002) · Nickie
    Pippin: His Life and Times (1981)
    Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (24-Jul-1978)
    Sweet Charity (1-Apr-1969)


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