Rita Hayworth

Rita Hayworth
1918 - 1987
Rita Hayworth  American Actress

Rita Hayworth dating history


Rita Hayworth was previously married to James Hill (1958 - 1961), Dick Haymes (1953 - 1955), Prince Aly Khan (1949 - 1953), Orson Welles (1943 - 1947) and Edward Judson (1937 - 1942).

Rita Hayworth was in relationships with George Jessel (1956 - 1957), Gary Merrill (1950 - 1953), Stephen Crane (1949), Teddy Stauffer (1947), Victor Mature (1942 - 1943), Glenn Ford (1941 - 1952), Jorge Guinle and Vincent Sherman.

Rita Hayworth had encounters with Kirk Douglas (1952), Errol Flynn (1946), Anthony Quinn (1941) and Farley Granger.

Rita Hayworth is rumoured to have hooked up with Charles K. Feldman (1951), Tony Martin (1940) and James Stewart (1939).


American Actress Rita Hayworth was born Margarita Carmen Cansino on 17th October, 1918 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA and passed away on 14th May 1987 New York City, New York, USA aged 68. She is most remembered for Gilda (1946). Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Rita Hayworth was in 21 on-screen matchups, including Orson Welles in The Lady from Shanghai (1947), Aldo Ray in Miss Sadie Thompson (1953), Burt Lancaster in Separate Tables (1958), Charles Boyer in Tales of Manhattan (1942) and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. in Angels Over Broadway (1940).

Rita Hayworth is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American film producers and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married5 6 years 5 years, 1 month 3 years, 11 months
Dating8 11 years 2 years 5 months, 3 days
Encounter4 3 months 22 days -
Rumoured3 1 month, 1 day 10 days -
Total20 11 years 2 years, 1 month 1 month, 1 day


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, Margarita Carmen Cansino, Rita Hayworth
Birthday 17th October, 1918
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died 14th May, 1987
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Alzheimer's Disease
Buried Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City
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
Official Websites www.allmovie.com/artist/rita-hayworth-p31340, www.rottentomatoes.com/celebrity/rita_hayworth/
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

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 61 films over 37 years. The press coined the term "The Love Goddess" to describe Hayworth after she had become the most glamorous screen idol of the 1940s. She was the top pin-up girl for GIs during World War II.

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Rita Hayworth68 LibraActress
James Hill75 CancerFilm/TV Producer
George Jessel83 AriesDirector
Dick Haymes61 VirgoActor
Kirk Douglas103 SagittariusActor
Charles K. Feldman64 TaurusFilm/TV Producer
Gary Merrill74 LeoActor
Stephen Crane68 AquariusActor
Teddy Stauffer82 TaurusActor
Prince Aly Khan48 GeminiRoyalty
Errol Flynn50 GeminiActor
Victor Mature86 AquariusActor
Orson Welles70 TaurusActor
Anthony Quinn86 TaurusActor
Glenn Ford90 TaurusActor
Tony Martin98 CapricornActor
James Stewart89 TaurusActor
Edward Judson-
Vincent Sherman99 CancerDirector
Jorge Guinle88 AquariusBusiness
Farley Granger85 CancerActor
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
RebeccaFemale17th December, 194479 years oldOrson Welles
YasminFemale28th December, 194974 years oldPrince Aly Khan


The Wrath of God1972Señora De La PlataMovie
Road to Salina1970MaraMovie
The Naked Zoo1970Helen GoldenMovie
I bastardi1968Martha WilliamsMovie
The Rover1967Aunt CaterinaMovie
Laugh-In1967Guest PerformerTV Show
The Poppy Is Also a Flower1966Monique MarkoTV Movie
The Money Trap1965Rosalie KennyMovie
Circus World1964Lili AlfredoMovie
The Happy Thieves1962Eve LewisMovie
The Story on Page One1959Josephine Brown / Jo MorrisMovie
They Came to Cordura1959Adelaide GearyMovie
Separate Tables1958Ann ShanklandMovie
Fire Down Below1957IrenaMovie
Pal Joey1957Mrs. Vera Prentice-SimpsonMovie
Miss Sadie Thompson1953Sadie ThompsonMovie
Salome1953Princess SalomeMovie
Affair in Trinidad1952Chris EmeryMovie
The Loves of Carmen1948CarmenMovie
Down to Earth1947Terpsichore / Kitty PendletonMovie
The Lady from Shanghai1947Elsa BannisterMovie
Tonight and Every Night1945Rosalind BruceMovie
Cover Girl1944Rusty Parker / Maribelle HicksMovie
My Gal Sal1942Sally ElliottMovie
Tales of Manhattan1942Ethel HallowayMovie
You Were Never Lovelier1942Maria AcuñaMovie
Affectionately Yours1941Irene MalcolmMovie
Blood and Sand1941Doña SolMovie
The Strawberry Blonde1941Virginia BrushMovie
You'll Never Get Rich1941Sheila WinthropMovie
Angels Over Broadway1940Nina BaronaMovie
Music in My Heart1940Patricia O'MalleyMovie
Susan and God1940LeonoraMovie
The Lady in Question1940Natalie RoguinMovie
Blondie on a Budget1940Joan ForresterMovie
Only Angels Have Wings1939Judy MacPhersonMovie
The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt1939KarenMovie
Homicide Bureau1939J.G. BlissMovie
Convicted1938Jerry WheelerMovie
Juvenile Court1938Marcia AdamsMovie
The Renegade Ranger1938Judith AlvarezMovie
There's Always a Woman1938Mary - Ketterling's Secretary (uncredited)Movie
Who Killed Gail Preston?1938Gail PrestonMovie
Special Inspector1938Patricia LaneMovie
The Shadow1937Mary GillespieMovie
Girls Can Play1937Sue CollinsMovie
Hard to Hold1937Betty MorganMovie
Hit the Saddle1937Rita (as Rita Cansino)Movie
Life Begins with Love1937Dinner Guest's Girl Friend (uncredited)Movie
Old Louisiana1937Angela Gonzales (as Rita Cansino)Movie
The Game That Kills1937Betty HollandMovie
Trouble in Texas1937Carmen Serano (as Rita Cansino)Movie
Criminals of the Air1937Rita OwensMovie
Dancing Pirate1936Specialty Dancer (uncredited)Movie
Meet Nero Wolfe1936Maria Maringola (as Rita Cansino)Movie
Paddy O'Day1936Tamara Petrovitch (as Rita Cansino)Movie
Human Cargo1936Carmen Zoro (as Rita Cansino)Movie
Rebellion1936Paula Castillo (as Rita Cansino)Movie
Charlie Chan in Egypt1935Nayda (as Rita Cansino)Movie
Dante's Inferno1935Dancer (as Rita Cansino)Movie
Professional Soldier1935Gypsy Dancer (uncredited)Movie
Under the Pampas Moon1935Carmen (as Rita Cansino)Movie
Hi, Gaucho!1935Dolores (uncredited)Movie
Piernas de seda1935Ballerina (uncredited)Movie
Cruz Diablo1934Extra (uncredited)Movie
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cboothe977cboothe977Jan 27, 2021

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DarkMarcDarkMarcAug 12, 2018

Here's an amusing story while Rita was filming The Wrath Of God (1972, MGM) One night during production when the film company was in Mexico City, publicist Tom Miller dined out with Rita Hayworth. When they got back to her hotel, there was much excitement. The Mexican equivalent of the Academy Awards were being presented in the large convention hall in the hotel. Rita was very much excited, "Let's go!" Rita said. Miller replied, "But Rita, we don't have an invitation!" She looked back at him and said, "But, I am Rita Hayworth!" And Miller said, "So you are." He spoke to someone at the door, who excitedly ran up to the front of the room and whispered to the MC, who announced to the crowd the presence of a surprise guest. And she went up on the stage to a standing ovation.

Ano7NiemMay 14, 2013

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

sandysh9ressandysh9resDec 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.

magicfairy117magicfairy117Dec 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.

magicfairy117magicfairy117Sep 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 !

magicfairy117magicfairy117Dec 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..

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