Hayworth, Rita
(1918-1987)
   Born Margararita Carmen Cansino in Brooklyn, New York, to parents who were both dancers, future movie star Rita Hayworth moved to California with her family in 1927. From 1936, she appeared in several films as Rita Cansino, but from 1937 onward she used the name Rita Hayworth. Like Betty Grable, Hayworth primarily appeared in musicals as a dancer. Her early successes were in Only Angels Have Wings (1939) and Blood and Sand (1941). She also appeared with Fred Astaire in You’ll Never Get Rich (1941) and You Were Never Lovelier (1942). Also like Grable, Hayworth became a pin-up girl for servicemen during World War II and appeared on the cover of Life magazine. She was also an active fundraiser for the war effort. Appropriately, she starred in Cover Girl in 1944. After the war, Hayworth received considerable acclaim for her performances in very different roles in Gilda (1946) and The Lady from Shanghai (1948). Although she continued to appear in movies through 1971, including Salome (1953), Miss Sadie Thompson (1953), and Pal Joey (1957), she was increasingly in the news for her stormy personal life. Hayworth was married five times, and her husbands included Orson Welles and Prince Aly Khan, head of the Shia Muslims. Her later performances were also affected by the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.
   See also Cinema.

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  • Hayworth, Rita — orig. Margarita Carmen Cansino born Oct. 17, 1918, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S. died May 14, 1987, New York City U.S. film actress. She danced with her father in nightclubs from age 12 and played bit parts in films from 1935. She cultivated a… …   Universalium

  • Hayworth, Rita — • ХЕ ЙУОРТ, Хейворт (Hayworth) Рита (наст. имя и фам. Маргарита Кармен Кансино, Cansino) (p. 17.10.1918)    амер. актриса. Была эстрадной танцовщицей в Мексике. В кино с 1935 (ф. Дантов ад ). В 40 е гг. стала одной из популярных звёзд Голливуда,… …   Кино: Энциклопедический словарь

  • Hayworth,Rita — Hay·worth (hāʹwûrth ), Rita. Originally Margarita Carmen Cansino. 1918 1987. American actress and dancer known for her glamour and sex appeal. Her films include Cover Girl (1944) and Gilda (1946). * * * …   Universalium

  • Hayworth, Rita — ► (1918 87) Seudónimo de Margarita Carmen Cansino, actriz estadounidense. Alcanzó gran popularidad a través de la película Gilda (1946). * * * orig. Margarita Carmen Cansino (17 oct. 1918, Brooklyn, N.Y., EE.UU.–14 may. 1987, Nueva York). Actriz… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Hayworth, Rita — (1918 1987)    United States. Film actress. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was the daughter of an American mother and a Spanish Gypsy father. Starting her career as a dancer at age 12, she became the star in many popular Hollywood films …   Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

  • Hayworth, Rita — pseud. di Cansino, Margarita Carmen …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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  • Rita Hayworth — in Blood and Sand (1941) Born Margarita Carmen Cansino October 17, 1918(1918 10 17) Brooklyn, New York, U.S …   Wikipedia

  • Rita Hayworth — 1942 Rita Hayworth (* 17. Oktober 1918 in New York, USA; † 14. Mai 1987 ebenda; eigentlich Margarita Carmen Cansino) war eine US amerikanische Schauspielerin und Tänzerin. Ihre Fans gaben ihr in den 1940er Jahren, in denen sie ihre größten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rita Hayworth — Gilda Données clés Nom de naissance Margarita Carmen Cansino …   Wikipédia en Français

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