Rita Hayworth (born Margarita Carmen Cansino; 17 October 1918 – 14 May 1987) wis a Merican actress an dancer. She becam weel-kent in the 1940's as ane o the era's tap starns, appearin in a tot o 61 films ower 37 year. The press makkit the term "The Luve Goddess" tae descrive Hayworth efter she haed becam the maist glamorous screen eedol o the 1940's. She wis the tap pin-up girl for GIs in Warld War II.
Early Life[eedit | eedit soorce]
Rita Hayworth wis born in Brooklyn, New York, Unitit States o America, the auldest bairn o twa dancers. Her faither, Eduardo Cansino, wis fae Castilleja de la Cuesta, a wee toun naur Seville, Spaingie. Her mither, Volga Hayworth, wis a Merican o Erse an Inglis strynd thit haed performed wi the Ziegfeld Follies. The couple mairit in 1917. Rita, hersel, studied as a dancer in order tae follae in her faimliy's fitstaps. She jyned her faimly on stage whan she wis echt year auld, whan her faimly war in a film cried La Fiesta (1926).
Career an deith[eedit | eedit soorce]
She chynged her last name tae Hayworth early on in her actin career on the advisement o her erest guidman an manager, Edward Judson. Efter years o struggle Hayworth dee'd on 14 May 1987, in the apairtment she skare't wi her dochter in New York Ceety. Her passin drew an ootpoorin o appreciation frae fans an ither actors.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- "Rita Hayworth, 68, films' 'Love Goddess'". Chicago Tribune. Associated Press. 16 Mey 1987. p. 8.