Rita Moreno Was Over Being Stereotyped in Hollywood, so She Quit Making Movies for Seven Years


At first glance, Rita Moreno’s career appears to consist of triumph after triumph. After moving from Puerto Rico to New York City when she was five, she was on Broadway at the age of 13 and on her way to Hollywood by the time she was 17. Being cast as Anita in 1961’s West Side Story earned her an …

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