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Rita Hayworth

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Net worth 2018: $17 Million
Residence: Brooklyn
Country: United States
BirthDay: 17 October 1918
Sigh: Scorpio
Died On: May 14, 1987
Education: NA

Rita Hayworth was bornon 17 October 1918 in Brooklyn, American. Popularly addressed as ‘The Love Goddess’, Rita Hayworth was one of the most glamorous actresses in the history of Hollywood. She was an exceptionally talented dancer and her awe-inspiring performances set her apart from other actresses of her time. She amused and entertained the American people during grief-stricken period of World War II, with her enchanting dance performances in films like ‘Tonight and Every Night’, ‘Down to Earth’ and ‘Cover Girl’. She became one of Hollywood’s very first princesses and hit the headlines after she married Prince Aly Khan and soon after she gave up her career in Hollywood. However, things took a rough turn in her life, when the Prince Khan turned out to be a womanizer. Depressed and heartbroken, she came back to Hollywood to revive her career. One of the greatest stars of her generation, Rita has appeared in over 61 films in her career spanning across a period of 37 years. Sadly her personal life was one of tragedy; she suffered from alcoholism all through her life and had a series of failed relationships.


In 2002, the stain nightgown worn by this popular and acclaimed Hollywood actress and dancer from the 1940s was sold for $26,888


In 1972, she appeared in an offbeat Western film titled ‘The Wrath of God’, directed by Ralph Nelson


In 1970, she played the role of ‘Mara’ in the French psychological thriller film ‘Road to Salina’, starring Robert Walker, Jr


In 1964, she earned a Golden Globe nomination for her role as ‘Lili Alfredo’ in the drama film ‘Circus’, directed by Henry Hathaway


In 1960, she starred in the film ‘The Story on Page One’, an American drama film written and directed by Clifford Odets


In 1958, she married James Hill and the couple separated in 1961


By 1957, she was considered to be one of the top female actresses in Hollywood and appeared in the films ‘Fire Down Below’ and the musical film ‘Pal Joey’


In 1953, she acted in the films ‘Salome’ and also in the critically acclaimed film, ‘Miss Sadie Thompson’


In 1952, after taking a break for four years, she starred in what became her comeback film ‘Affair in Trinidad’, a film that was an immediate success at the box office


The couple had a daughter, but the marriage ended in 1951


In 1949, she gave up her career in films and married Prince Aly Khan


In 1948, she played the role of ‘Carmen’ in the American romantic drama film ‘The Loves of Carmen’, directed by Charles Vidor, which was a big commercial success


In 1947, she starred in the critically acclaimed Orson Welles film noir ‘The Lady from Shanghai’, a film that failed to do well at the box office


From 1945 to 1947, she showcased her dancing talent in films like ‘Tonight and Every Night’, ‘Down to Earth’ and also appeared in the black-and–white film noir ‘Gilda’


In 1944, she starred in one of her most popular films ‘Cover Girl’, an Academy Award winning American musical film, directed by Charles Vidor


In 1943, she married Orson Welles and the couple had a daughter, Rebecca together


Her 1941 Academy Award nominated film, ‘The Strawberry Blonde’ was a smash hit at the box office and also received immense positive reviews from The New York Times


In 1939, she played the role of ‘Judy MacPherson’ in the Howard Hawks film ‘Only Angels Have Wings’


In 1937, after she signed a contract with Columbia Pictures, she was seen in five of their minor films and she also appeared in other independent films


In 1936, she played her first major starring role in the movie ‘Human Cargo’, a movie directed by Allan Dwan


In 1935, she appeared in movies like ‘Dante’s Inferno’, ‘Under the Pampas Moon’, ‘Charlie Chan in Egypt’ and ‘Paddy O’Day’, in which she played the role of a Russian dancer


In 1934, the sixteen year old played a minor role in the film ‘Cruz Diablo’ and the following year she appeared in the film ‘In Caliente’


By the mid 1930s she was asked to colour her hair dark red and change her name to Rita Hayworth, after which she became the classic ‘American pin-up’


In 1927, her family moved to Hollywood, where her father opened a dance studio


In 1926, at the age of eight, she appeared in the Warner Bros short film ‘La Fiesta’

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