AT&T Performing Arts Center presents #hearhere: Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno is a multi-talented actress, dancer, and singer and one of only 12 performers to receive all four major American entertainment awards, winning the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards. Her credits span more than six decades, beginning with her Broadway debut at age 13. She has starred on Broadway and on London’s West End; appeared in more than 40 feature films and countless television shows; and performed in numerous regional theatres including her one-woman show, Life Without Makeup, at the Berkeley Rep. Moreno is best known as Anita in West Side Story in 1961, a role that earned her an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, making her the first Latina actress to win the honor. Moreno also appeared on the children's shows Sesame Street and The Electric Company, and the current Netflix hit, One Day at a Time.