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Chita Rivera
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    (January 23, 1933- )
    Appeared in stage productions ‘West Side Story,’ Bye Bye Birdie,’ ‘Guys and Dolls,’ ‘Can-Can,’ ‘Mr. Wonderful,’ ‘The Threepenny Opera,’ ‘Sweet Charity,’ ‘Chicago,’ ‘Merlin,’ ‘Pippin,’ ‘The Rank,’ ‘Kiss of the Spiderwoman,’ ‘Born Yesterday,’ ‘Father’s Day’ and ‘Nine’
    Her mother considered her to be a tomboy as a child, so she was enrolled in ballet lessons.
    She had a love affair with Sammy Davis, Jr.
    She divorced stage actor Tony Mordente (1966).
    She led a crowd of more than 50,000 New York Yankees fans in dancing to the ‘Macarena (1996).’
    She has a rabid following of musical theater fans.
    She’s also been credited as Chita O’Hara.
    Her Broadway career spanned more than 50 years.
    She twice won Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical (1984 & 1993).
    She was the first Latina to receive the Kennedy Center Honors Award (2002).
    Her life story was made into the Broadway show ‘The Dancer’s Life (2005).’
    She was involved in a serious car accident which severely injured her leg (1986).
    She trained with famed dancing instructor George Balanchine.

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