Actress Rita Moreno turns 90 today. Her life, in photos. – STLtoday.com

Award-winning actress Rita Moreno turns 90 years old today. A look back at photos through the years.
Actress Rita Moreno and actor Bob Wagner enter the theatre for the premiere of “The Man In The Flannel Suit,” in Hollywood, April 12, 1956. (AP Photo/Ed Widdis)
Actress Rita Moreno poses in this March 11, 1959 photo.
Actors George Chakiris and Rita Moreno arrive at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood, Dec. 13, 1961, for the premiere of “West Side Story.” The two are co-stars in the film. (AP Photo/Harold P. Matosian)
Actress Rita Moreno holds the Oscar she won at Santa Monica, California on April 9, 1962 as best supporting actress of the year. She won the Academy Award for her role in “West Side Story.”
Actor Rita Moreno smiles at CBS’s Studio 41 in New York, May 19, 1966.
Triumphantly in town is Puerto Rican-born Rita Moreno, photographed in New York City on May 1, 1975, Tony-award winning heroine of the Broadway musical, “The Ritz.” She’s one of a growing number of fine players Broadway is recruiting from regional theaters, reversing the traditional theatrical order. (AP Photo/JTM)
Entertainer Rita Moreno peers over toward an elongated mannequin as she tries on a hat in New York on Monday, March 28, 1977. Rita, remembered for her role in the movie “West Side Story,” is in town to take part in the musical revue “She Loves Me,” which opened on Tuesday at Town Hall in New York. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)
Entertainer Rita Moreno kicks up her heels in New York, March 28, 1977.  Moreno was on her way to rehearsal for the musical revue “She Loves Me,” which opened on Tuesday at New York’s Town Hall. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)
Actress Rita Moreno holds the Emmy statuette she won on Television’s 30th annual Emmy Award show in Hollywood, Ca., Sept. 18, 1978. She won outstanding lead actress for a single appearance in a drama or comedy series for “The Rockford Files,” “The Paper Palace” episode.
Rita Moreno is photographed during a appearance at the Coliseum Theater in Latham, New York in August 1978. (AP Photo)
Actress Rita Moreno expresses delight upon receiving the 1984 Nosotros Award in Beverly Hills, Calif., June 8, 1984 for outstanding international achievement in the entertainment field. The Golden Eagle Awards are presented in recognition of outstanding achievements and contributions by Hispanics and Latinos in the film, television and entertainment industries. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Actress Rita Moreno hams it up for photographer as she poses for pictures before an interview on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood, California on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 1988. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Gloria Steinem, left, is joined by Ally Sheedy, center, and Rita Moreno, right, before the Ms. Foundation for Women’s third annual Gloria Steinem Awards to salute six women in New York, May 20, 1991. Sheedy and Moreno presented two of the awards. (AP Photo/Malcolm Clarke)
Actress Rita Moreno reacts when her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled on Hollywood Boulevard, Ca., Thursday, July 20, 1995. Surrounding Moreno is honoree Hollywood Mayor John Grant, left, Moreno’s mother, Rosita M. Williams, center, and her daughter, Fernanda Louisa. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
American film, stage television and recording star Rita Moreno at a photocall in London, Wednesday August 21 1996. It was announced that she will take over the role of Norma Desmond in the Andrew Lloyd Webber hit show Sunset Boulevard. She will appear for eight weeks taking over from Britain’s Petula Clark. (AP Photo/Martyn Hayhow)
Cast members of “Singin’ in the Rain,” Donald O’Connor, left, and Rita Moreno hug as they meet at a 50th Anniversary screening of the film in Beverly Hills, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002. (AP Photo/Lucy Nicholson)
Rita Moreno smiles to the audience as she receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Bush during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington Wednesday, June 23, 2004. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Rita Moreno of the new television series ‘Cane,’ is seen during the CBS Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif., Wednesday, July 18, 2007. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Rita Moreno arrives at the Lili Claire Foundation 10th annual benefit dinner in Los Angeles on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
Actress Rita Moreno speaks onstage during “Movies Rock: A Celebration of Music in Film,” at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007. (AP Photo/ Matt Sayles)
Actress Rita Moreno models fashion in the “Heart Truth” red dress fashion show in New York, Friday Feb.1, 2008. “Heart Truth” is a national awareness campaign that warns women of the dangers of heart disease. Its symbolic centerpiece is a red dress. (AP Photos/Bebeto Matthews)
Actress Rita Moreno stands with President Barack Obama in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, where the president presented her with the National Medal of Arts. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Actress Rita Moreno poses for a portrait at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Mar. 6, 2012 in New York. Moreno stars as Fran Drescher’s mother in TV Land’s “Happily Divorced,” returning for its second season on March 7. (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri)
Actresses Fran Drescher, Rita Moreno and Tichina Arnold participate in a panel discussion at “TV Land Presents An Evening With Iconic TV Actresses” at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on May 10, 2012 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/PictureGroup)
Morgan Freeman, right, presents Rita Moreno with the Screen Actors Guild 50th Annual Life Achievement Award at the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP)
Rita Moreno arrives at the 16th annual Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Al Powers/Invision/AP)
Kennedy Center Honoree Rita Moreno, second from right, talks with Secretary of State John Kerry following the State Department Dinner for the Kennedy Center Honors on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
2015 Kennedy Center Honors honorees from left, conductor Seiji Ozawa, actress and singer Rita Moreno, and filmmaker George Lucas on stage at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Rita Moreno raps her commencement address during Berklee College of Music commencement ceremonies in Boston, Saturday, May 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Rita Moreno arrives at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Rita Moreno presents the award for best foreign language film at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Rita Moreno and Natalie Cortez perform during rehearsal for the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular in Boston, Tuesday, July 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Rita Moreno, a cast member in the Pop TV series “One Day at a Time,” poses for a portrait during the 2020 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Rita Moreno arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at Union Station in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, Pool)
Rita Moreno attends the “West Side Story” premiere at the Rose Theater at Lincoln Center on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
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