Rita Moreno Was Iced Out of Hollywood for Nearly a Decade After ‘West Side Story’

She’s also the subject of a well-deserved new documentary

Do you know who Rita Moreno is? Probably you do. And even if you don’t, you probably do. She’s been in everything since forever. I mean, just look at her IMDb. But the thing that you probably most likely know her from is the 1961…




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