Rita Hayworth

Born Oct 17, 1918
Rita Hayworth was an American dancer and film actress who achieved fame during the 1940s as one of the era's top stars. Appearing first as Rita Cansino, she agreed to change her name to Rita Hayworth and her natural dark brown hair color to dark red to attract a greater range of roles. Her appeal le...
Rita Hayworth

Rita Hayworth Stats


: Margarita Carmen Cansino, The Love Goddess, Rita, Rita Cansino


: 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)


: Irish American | Spanish American | English American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: October 17, 1918

Place of Birth

: Brooklyn

Date of Death

: May 14, 1987

Place of Death

: New York City

Cause of Death

: Alzheimer's disease