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Overview for Rita Hayworth
Rita Hayworth

Rita Hayworth


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Also Known As: Died: May 14, 1987
Born: October 17, 1918 Cause of Death: Alzheimer's disease
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Her parents appeared in vaudeville on the same bill as a young Fred Astaire (then teamed with his sister Adele).

Hayworth's singing voice in her films was dubbed, most often by Nan Wynn.

"Every man I knew had fallen in love with Gilda and awakened with me." --Rita Hayworth, quoted in "Halliwell's Filmgoer's Companion", 9th ed., 1988)

"A girl is ... a girl. It's nice to be told you're successful at it." --Rita Hayworth, quoted in Halliwell

"I've never really thought of myself as a sex symbol--more as a comedienne who could dance." --Rita Hayworth, quoted in Halliwell.

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