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Belita Moreno

Belita Moreno

Belita Moreno plays George's overbearing mother, Benny. Moreno is pure Texas all the way, born and raised in Dallas and a graduate of the prestigious theatre department of Southern Methodist University. Remembered by television audiences for her five seasons as Lydia Markham Perfect Strangers, Moreno's career spans three decades and consists of scores of roles in television, features and on stage.

Moreno began professionally at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Santa Maria, California. Soon after arriving in Los Angeles to pursue acting, she met director Robert Altman and appeared in three of his classic films, including Three Sisters. She also performed memorable roles in Mommy Dearest, Nobody's Fool, Grosse Pointe Blank.

For years Belita Moreno has been known as one of the entertainment industry's most prominent acting coaches. She has coached many top stars and worked on such films as Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous, Crossroads, Blade II, Rush Hour 2, Family Man, A Time to Kill.

Moreno lives in Santa Monica, California, with her husband, two children and a very large golden retriever.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Belita Moreno Facts

OccupationActress

Selected Filmography

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