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Rita Hayworth

Rita Hayworth

D.O.B.: October 17, 1918 (Brooklyn, NY)

D.O.D.: May 14, 1987 (New York, NY)

Cause of Death: Alzheimer's Disease

Location: Holy Cross; Grotto; Lot 196; #6

Biographical Notes:

Hayworth was born into a family of dancer in Brooklyn. Her father and grandfather were both dancers. She was trained as a dancer to perform with her family. She performed with her family in 1926 in the movie "La Fiesta", she was not credited. Making that her first film appearance. Her debut was in the movie "Crazy Diablo" in 1934 at the age of 16. The film "The Strawberry Blonde" made her into the seductive woman every one came to love.

Appeared in:

"The Wrath of God" (1972) Movie

"Gilda" (1946) Movie

"Strawberry Blonde" (1941) Movie


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