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Rita Hayworth

Rita Hayworth

Rita Hayworth (real name Margarita Carmen Cansino) (October 17, 1918 - May 14, 1987) was a famous American film star during the 1940s nicknamed The Love Goddess.

Her well-known films include You'll Never Get Rich (1941), Gilda (1946), The Lady from Shanghai (1948), and the 1953 remake of Sadie Thompson.

She was married five times. After about 1960 she suffered from early onset of Alzheimer's disease which was not diagnosed until 1980.

Following her death in 1987, she was interred in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Rita Hayworth Facts

Birth NameMargarita Carmen Cansino
BirthdayOctober 17, 1918
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA
Date of deathMay 14, 1987 (age 68)
Height5' 6" (1m68)  How tall is Rita Hayworth compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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