Rita Hayworth

Rita Hayworth
1918 - 1987

Rita Hayworth  American Actress


Rita Hayworth (born Margarita Carmen Cansino; October 17, 1918 – May 14, 1987) was an American actress and dancer. She achieved fame during the 1940s as one of the era's top stars, appearing in a total of 61 films over 37 years. The press coined...

Confirmed Relationships17
Longest Relationship54 yrs, 5 mths
Average Relationship Length4 yrs, 11 mths
Rumored Relationships16
First Name Rita
Middle Name Carmen
Last Name Hayworth
Maiden Name Cansino
Full Name at Birth Margarita Carmen Cansino
Alternative Name The Love Goddess, Rita Carmen Cansino
Age 68 (age at death) years
Birthday 17th October, 1918
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died 14th May, 1987
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Alzheimer's Disease
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Voluptuous
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Dyed Red
Distinctive Feature Glamorous Red Hair, Shining Smile, Sultry Eyes, Long Legs, Beautiful Hands, Natural Elegance And Grace
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress, Singer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Gilda (1946)
Year(s) Active 1934–1972, 1931–1972
Brand Endorsement Max Factor Pancake Makeup (Magazine Advertisement) [1941], Lux Soap (magazine advertisement) [1946], Chesterfield Cigarettes (Magazine Advertisement) [1947]
Bust (inches) 36
Cup Size C
Waist (inches) 24
Hips (inches) 36
Shoe Size 7
Father Eduardo Cansino Sr. (Famous dancer during the 20s and 30s)
Mother Volga Hayworth Cansino (Ziegfeld girl, maiden name Hayworth)
Brother Eduardo Cansino jr (nickname "Sonny"), Vernon Cansino
Friend Hermes Pan (choreographer and life long friend), Ann Miller, Lola and Jackson Leighter (Jackson Leighter filmed her honeymoon with Aly Khan known as "Champagne Safari"), Glenn Ford (favourite co-star, best friend and neighbour), Fred Astaire, Jane Withers, Gloria and Phillip Luchenbill, Gene Kelly
Associated People Charles Vidor (Rita's favorite director)
Pets Doberman (Dog) [1940], cocker spaniel (Dog - Pookles), dachshunds (Dog)
Favorite Songs French chansons (Edith Piaf), Latin music (various artists), Spanish music (various artists)
Favorite Books Ivanhoe (Sir Walter Scott)
Favorite Places Mexico, Barcelona, Paris, California
Favorite Foods Mexican food
Favorite Colors Chartreuse
Favorite Accessories Gloves, Castanets
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Rita Hayworth68 LibraActress
Gilbert Roland88 SagittariusActor
Gary Merrill74 LeoActor
James Hill84 LeoFilm/TV Producer
George Jessel83 AriesDirector
Dick Haymes61 VirgoActor
Kirk Douglas99 SagittariusActor
Luis Miguel Dominguín69 ScorpioPersonality
Charles Feldman64 TaurusFilm/TV Producer
Stephen Crane68 AquariusActor
Teddy Stauffer82 TaurusActor
Prince Aly Khan48 GeminiRoyalty
Howard Hughes70 CapricornBusiness
Errol Flynn50 GeminiActor
Tony Martin98 CapricornActor
Orson Welles70 TaurusActor
Victor Mature86 AquariusActor
Anthony Quinn86 TaurusActor
Peter Lawford61 VirgoActor
Glenn Ford90 TaurusActor
James Stewart89 TaurusActor
Edward Judson-
Darryl F. Zanuck77 VirgoFilm/TV Producer
Marlon Brando80 AriesActor
Gianni Agnelli81 PiscesDiplomat
Oleg Cassini92 AriesFashion Designer
King Farouk45 AquariusRoyalty
Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi60 ScorpioRoyalty
Daryl F. Zanuck-
Paul Newman83 AquariusActor
Porfirio Rubirosa56 AquariusDiplomat
Greg Bautzer76 AriesAttorney
Farley Granger85 CancerActor
Jorge Guinle88 AquariusSocialite
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Female17th December, 194471 years old
Female28th December, 194966 years old

Onscreen Matchups


The Wrath of God1972 Señora De La Plata Movie
The Naked Zoo1971 Mrs. Golden Movie
Road to Salina1970 Mara Movie
The Bastard1968 Martha Movie
The Rover1967 Aunt Caterina Movie
The Poppy Is Also a Flower1966 Monique Marko Movie
The Money Trap1965 Rosalie Kenny Movie
Circus World1964 Lili Alfredo Movie
The Happy Thieves1962 Eve Lewis Movie
The Story on Page One1959 Josephine Brown, Jo Morris Movie
They Came to Cordura1959 Adelaide Geary Movie
Separate Tables1958 Ann Shankland Movie
Fire Down Below1957 Irena Movie
Pal Joey1957 Vera Prentice-Simpson Movie
Miss Sadie Thompson1953 Sadie Thompson Movie
Salome1953 Princess Salome Movie
Affair in Trinidad1952 Chris Emery Movie
The Loves of Carmen1948 Carmen Movie
Down to Earth1947 Terpsichore Movie
The Lady from Shanghai1947 Elsa Bannister Movie
Gilda1946 Gilda Mundson Farrell Movie
Tonight and Every Night1945 Rosalind Bruce Movie
Cover Girl1944 Rusty Parker Movie
My Gal Sal1942 Sally Elliott Movie
Tales of Manhattan1942 Ethel Halloway Movie
You Were Never Lovelier1942 Maria Acuña Movie
Affectionately Yours1941 Irene Malcolm Movie
Blood and Sand1941 Dona Sol Movie
The Strawberry Blonde1941 Virginia Brush Movie
You'll Never Get Rich1941 Sheila Winthrop Movie
Angels Over Broadway1940 Nina Barona Movie
Music in My Heart1940 Patricia O'Malley Movie
Susan and God1940 Leonora Movie
The Lady in Question1940 Natalie Roguin Movie
Blondie on a Budget1940 Joan Forrester Movie
Only Angels Have Wings1939 Judy MacPherson Movie
The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt1939 Karen Movie
Homicide Bureau1939 J.G. Bliss Movie
Convicted1938 Jerry Wheeler Movie
Juvenile Court1938 Marcia Adams Movie
The Renegade Ranger1938 Judith Alvarez Movie
There's Always a Woman1938 Mary - Ketterling's Secretary (uncredited) Movie
Who Killed Gail Preston?1938 Gail Preston Movie
Special Inspector1938 Patricia Lane Movie
The Shadow1937 Mary Gillespie Movie
Girls Can Play1937 Sue Collins Movie
Hard to Hold1937 Betty Morgan Movie
Hit the Saddle1937 Rita Movie
Life Begins with Love1937 Dinner Guest's Girl Friend (uncredited) Movie
Old Louisiana1937 Angela Gonzales (as Rita Cansino) Movie
The Game That Kills1937 Betty Holland Movie
Trouble in Texas1937 Carmen Serano Movie
Criminals of the Air1937 Rita Owens Movie
Dancing Pirate1936 Specialty Dancer (uncredited) Movie
Meet Nero Wolfe1936 Maria Maringola (as Rita Cansino) Movie
Human Cargo1936 Carmen Zoro (as Rita Cansino) Movie
Rebellion1936 Paula Castillo (as Rita Cansino) Movie
Charlie Chan in Egypt1935 Nayda Movie
Dante's Inferno1935 Dancer (as Rita Cansino) Movie
Professional Soldier1935 Gypsy Dancer (uncredited) Movie
Under the Pampas Moon1935 Carmen (as Rita Cansino) Movie
Paddy O'Day1935 Tamara Petrovitch (as Rita Cansino) Movie
Hi, Gaucho!1935 Dolores (uncredited) Movie
Piernas de seda1935 Ballerina (uncredited) Movie
Cruz Diablo1934 Extra (uncredited) Movie
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Ano7NiemMay 14, 2013

Vincent Sherman the director of Affair In Trinibad also slept with Rita Hayworth.

sandysh9resDec 29, 2012

my grandpa had a major crush on her- he once told my grandma he married her cos she reminded him of rita!! i love her in gilda.

magicfairy117Dec 17, 2011

Mary, could you please stop your trolling. You've proven enough that you don't know a thing about Rita. So please stop adding names to the list that don't belong here. It's outrageous what you're doing.

magicfairy117Sep 12, 2010

It`s funny how some obsessed Glenn Ford fan is coming here every day to vote for him, while there is no evidence that Rita and Glenn were ever more than just friends!

joe priceMar 31, 2010

rita hayworth is swell, i loved gilda !

magicfairy117Dec 3, 2009

I don`t know who`s adding wrong information. But Rita certainly never even dated Paul Newman, Marlon Brando or David Remar, whoever he is!

Danna RoseApr 29, 2009

RITA ur a wonderfuL W0MAN..very talented..sHe can sing,act,dance,...maybe play the guitar..lol..cOz`I saw her playing the guitar in GILDA playing the song `PUT THE BLAME ON MAME`..Its in youtube..

DannaApr 19, 2009

She`s very BEAUTIFUL!!!When I look at her picture in yahoo,I became envious of her beauty.I wanna have it.lol..Rita very pretty..

RedheadenuffsaidApr 16, 2009

Yes, Orson really adored Rita, although he is quoted as saying that Earth Kitt was the most fascinating woman on the planet to him.

JohnFeb 27, 2009


magicfairy117Oct 17, 2008

October 17th 2008: It`s Rita`s 90th birthday! Happy birthday, lovely Rita!

magicfairy117Oct 7, 2008

The most beautiful woman ever!

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