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Chita Rivera


An accomplished and versatile actress/singer/dancer, Chita Rivera has won two Tony Awards as Best Leading Actress in a Musical and received eight additional Tony nominations for an exceptional 10 Tony nominations. She recently starred in The Visit, the final John Kander/Fred Ebb/Terrence McNally musical directed by John Doyle and choreographed by ... See full bio »

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Known For

Chicago
Chicago Nickie
(2002)
The George Burns Special
(1976)
Hollywood's Diamond Jubilee
Hollywood's Diamond Jubilee Herself - Performer
(1978)

Filmography

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 2015 The 69th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie) (performer: "Love and Love Alone", "I Would Never Leave You")
 2014 Think Like a Man Too (performer: "Big Spender")
 2013 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Finale (2013) ... (performer: "Kiss of the Spider Woman")
- Top 12 Perform: 2 Eliminated (2013) ... (performer: "Kiss of the Spider Woman")
 2011 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 16 Performance (2011) ... (performer: "Kiss of the Spider Woman")
 1985-2004 Great Performances (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Broadway's Lost Treasures II (2004) ... (performer: A medley from "Sweet Charity")
- Broadway's Lost Treasures (2003) ... (performer: "All That Jazz" and "Nowadays")
- My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs (2001) ... (performer: "Rosie", "How Lucky Can You Get?")
- The Best of Broadway (1985) ... (performer: "Shriners' Ballet", "Little Old New York")
 1998 The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "New York, New York")
 1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Thumbelina (1997) ... (performer: "One Cool Numba")
 1993 The 47th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Where You Are")
 1987 The 41st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Sing Happy")
 1986 The 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Put on a Happy Face")
 1985 The 39th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Make Someone Happy", "People", "There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This", "If My Friends Could See Me Now", "Buenos Aires", "Memory")
 1985 That's Dancing! (Documentary) (performer: "There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This")
 1984 The 38th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "I Am Free", "All That Jazz", "Nowadays", "Wallflower")
 1984 Gala of Stars 1984 (TV Movie) (performer: "The Apple Doesn't Fall")
 1981 Pippin: His Life and Times (TV Movie) (performer: "Spread a Little Sunshine")
 1979 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... (performer: "America", "All that Jazz", "Rio de Janeiro", "Can't stop dancing", "That's Entertainment/Tradition/America")
 1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (performer: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (Finale))
 1976 The George Burns Special (TV Special) (performer: "And All That Jazz")
 1976 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #14.186 (1976) ... (performer: "Nowadays/Hot Honey Rag")
 1975 Sammy and Company (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.8 (1975) ... (performer: "All That Jazz")
 1975 Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 8 November 1975 (1975) ... (performer: "Nowadays/Hot Honey Rag")
 1975 Dinah! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.40 (1975) ... (performer: "Nowadays", "Cabaret")
 1969 Sweet Charity (performer: "There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This" - uncredited)
 1965 The Entertainers (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 16 January 1965 (1965) ... (performer: "Bajour")
 1960 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #14.6 (1960) ... (performer: "Spanish Rose")
 1958 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.12 (1958) ... (performer: "A Woman Wouldn't Be a Woman", "Blue Moon", "I've Got the World on a String", "The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money)" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Mr. Wonderful. Musical comedy. Book by Joseph Stein and Will Glickman. Music by Larry Holofcener, Jerry Bock [earliest Broadway credit] and George David Weiss [credited as George Weiss] (earliest Broadway credit). Lyrics by Jerry Bock, Lawrence Holofcener [credited as Larry Holofcener] and George David Weiss. Musical Director: ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Chita O'Hara | Conchita O'Hara

Height:

5' 3½" (1.61 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I don't see the camaraderie [on Broadway] as much anymore. Everyone wants to be a soloist before really learning how to relate. When you can relate to the person next to you without words and be alive, when you can keep the energy and interest going, it is magical.

Trivia:

Chita: A Legendary Celebration

For one night only, Chita Rivera - a theatrical icon and one of Broadway's greatest triple-threat talents - will offer a star-studded event in honor of her 80th birthday See more »

Trademark:

Jet Black Hair

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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