Rita Moreno has won all four of the most prestigious awards in show business: the Oscar, the Tony, two Emmys, and a Grammy. Her countless credits span more than six decades, beginning with her Broadway debut at age 13.
Moreno has starred on Broadway and London's West End, appeared in more than 40 feature films and countless television shows, and has performed in numerous regional theaters, most recently in her one-woman show, "Life Without Makeup" at the Berkeley Rep. She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2004 and the National Medal of Arts by President Obama in 2010.
In 2013, her first book, Rita Moreno: A Memoir, published by Celebra Books, instantly became a New York Times Bestseller. In January 2014, Rita received the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award.
This past June she served as the 2015 Grand Marshal of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade. Rita just released her first ever all Spanish language album, Una Vez Mas, produced by Emilio Estefan. She is also the voice of "Abuelita" in the new animated series Nina's World on NBC-TV's Sprout Network.