Born as Margarita Carmen Cansino in Brooklyn, New York, Rita Hayworth was a
film actress and dancer who was one of the top stars of the 1040s. She was in
61 films over a period of 37 years. The American Film Institute has Rita Hayworth
listed as “One of the Greatest Stars of All Time”.
Rita Hayworth and Orson Welles in THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI (1947)
Rita Hayworth in her later years