Rita Hayworth (born Margarita Carmen Cansino; 17 October 1918 – 14 May 1987) wis a Merican actress an dancer. She becam weel-kent in the 1940's as ane o the era's tap starns, appearin in a tot o 61 films ower 37 year. The press makkit the term "The Luve Goddess" tae descrive Hayworth efter she haed becam the maist glamorous screen eedol o the 1940's. She wis the tap pin-up girl for GIs in Warld War II.[1]

Rita Hayworth
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Rita Hayworth in 1942
BornMargarita Carmen Cansino
17 October 1918
Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Died14 May 1987
Manhattan, New York, Unitit States o America.
Cause o daith
Alzheimer's disease
Restin place
Holy Cross Mortuary, Ladera Heichts, Californie, Unitit States o America.
EddicationAlexander Hamilton Heich Schuil
ThriftActress, dancer, model
Years active1931–1972
Hicht5 feet 6 inches (1.68)
Hauf-marrae(s)James Hill (m. 1958-1961)

Dick Haymes (m. 1953-1955) Prince Aly Khan (m. 1949-1953) Orson Welles (m. 1943-1947)

Edward C. Judson (m. 1937-1942)
ChilderPrincess Yasmin Aga Khan (dauchter) Rebecca Welles (dauchter)
ParentsVolga Margaret Hayworth (mither) Eduardo Cansino Reina (faither)
RelativesVinton Hayworth (uncle)

Allynn Duran Hayworth (grandfaither)

Margaret E. O'Hare (grandmither)
SignaturRita Hayworth signature.svg

Early LifeEedit

Rita Hayworth wis born in Brooklyn, New York, Unitit States o America, the auldest bairn o twa dancers. Her faither, Eduardo Cansino, wis fae Castilleja de la Cuesta, a wee toun naur Seville, Spaingie. Her mither, Volga Hayworth, wis a Merican o Erse an Inglis strynd thit haed performed wi the Ziegfeld Follies. The couple mairit in 1917. Rita, hersel, studied as a dancer in order tae follae in her faimliy's fitstaps. She jyned her faimly on stage whan she wis echt year auld, whan her faimly war in a film cried La Fiesta (1926).

Career an deithEedit

She chynged her last name tae Hayworth early on in her actin career on the advisement o her erest guidman an manager, Edward Judson. Efter years o struggle Hayworth dee'd on 14 May 1987, in the apairtment she skare't wi her dochter in New York Ceety. Her passin drew an ootpoorin o appreciation frae fans an ither actors.

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Rita Hayworth, 68, films' 'Love Goddess'". Chicago Tribune. Associated Press. May 16, 1987. p. 8.