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Rita Moreno in Cleveland for Convencion Hispana

Rita Moreno in Cleveland for Convencion Hispana
Baker Hostetler
October 7, 2016

The legendary Rita Moreno came to Cleveland to be the keynote speaker at the 2016 Convencion Hispana. The evening before she was a guest at a preview reception at Baker Hostetler where Hispanic Roundtable president Jose Feliciano practices law.

Rita Moreno is a Puerto Rican-American actress and singer. Her career has spanned over 70 years; among her notable acting work are supporting roles in the musical films The King and I and West Side Story, as well as a 1971–77 stint on the children's television series The Electric Company, and a supporting role on the 1997-2003 TV drama Oz.

Moreno is one of twelve performers to have won all four major annual American entertainment awards: an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy and a Tony. She is also one of 22 people who have achieved the so-called Triple Crown of Acting, with individual competitive Academy, Emmy and Tony awards for acting; and one of only two people who have achieved both distinctions, the other being Helen Hayes. She has also won numerous other awards, including various lifetime achievement awards.

In her book you can read about her eight-year-long affair with actor Marlon Brando as well as dating Elvis Presley, Anthony Quinn, Dennis Hopper and others.








Enjoy these photos from the reception for Rita Moreno.

Rita Moreno and Jose Feliciano

Rita Moreno and Jose Feliciano


Magda Gomez and Rita Moreno

Magda Gomez and Rita Moreno


Neil Mohney and Rita Moreno

Neil Mohney and Rita Moreno


Dan Hanson and Rita Moreno

Dan Hanson and Rita Moreno


Jose Feliciano with Norma and Cesi Castro

Jose Feliciano with Norma and Cesi Castro


Meeting Rita Moreno


Meeting Rita Moreno


Neil Mohney, Jose Feliciano and Dan Hanson

Neil Mohney, Jose Feliciano and Dan Hanson



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