Rita Hayworth (Margarita Carmen Cansino) was born on October 17, 1918, in Brooklyn, NY, into a family of dancers. Her father, Eduardo was a dancer as was his father before him. He emigrated from Spain in 1913 Her mother, Volga, had been a Ziegfeld Follies girl. Rita died at the age of 68 from complications associated with Alzheimer's disease, which she was diagnosed with in 1980.

Rita Hayworth (Margarita Carmen Cansino) was born on October 17, 1918, in Brooklyn, NY, into a family of dancers. Her father, Eduardo was a dancer as was his father before him. He emigrated from Spain in 1913 Her mother, Volga, had been a Ziegfeld Follies girl. Rita died at the age of 68 from complications associated with Alzheimer's disease, which she was diagnosed with in 1980.

Rita Hayworth in 'Gilda' (1946). Her iconic satin dress was created by French couturier Jean Louis.♛ ♛~✿Ophelia Ryan ✿~♛

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Rita Hayworth in 'Gilda' (1946). Her iconic satin dress was created by French couturier Jean Louis.♛ ♛~✿Ophelia Ryan ✿~♛

Rita Hayworth in Affair in Trinidad 1952.......Uploaded By www.1stand2ndtimearound.etsy.com

Rita Hayworth in Affair in Trinidad 1952.......Uploaded By www.1stand2ndtimearound.etsy.com

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Rita Hayworth and Fred Astaire / Rita Hayworth  (1918-1987) was a dancer & actress in 61 movies over 37 years; is in the American Film Institute's 100 Greatest Stars of All Time. She was born to Catholic parents - dad from Spain, mom, Irish-British. She died at 68 from Alzheimer's Disease.

Rita Hayworth and Fred Astaire / Rita Hayworth (1918-1987) was a dancer & actress in 61 movies over 37 years; is in the American Film Institute's 100 Greatest Stars of All Time. She was born to Catholic parents - dad from Spain, mom, Irish-British. She died at 68 from Alzheimer's Disease.

Rita Hayworth as Gilda. My father worked as a scenic designer for Columbia Studios on the movie 'Gilda.' The crew was instructed not to look at Miss Hayworth, because she was actually very shy.

Rita Hayworth as Gilda. My father worked as a scenic designer for Columbia Studios on the movie 'Gilda.' The crew was instructed not to look at Miss Hayworth, because she was actually very shy.

Rita Hayworth- Don't blame Rita for looking so beautiful, she couldn't help it. Put The Blame On Mame Ladies!

Rita Hayworth- Don't blame Rita for looking so beautiful, she couldn't help it. Put The Blame On Mame Ladies!

With 61 films done over a 37 year span, Rita Hayworth was a star for the ages.   rita Hayworth as Gilda

With 61 films done over a 37 year span, Rita Hayworth was a star for the ages. rita Hayworth as Gilda

Rita Hayworth looking picture perfect: from the 1944 movie: “Tonight and Every Night” which was about The Windmill theatre in London and performers there who refused miss a performance throughout the Blitz.

Rita Hayworth looking picture perfect: from the 1944 movie: “Tonight and Every Night” which was about The Windmill theatre in London and performers there who refused miss a performance throughout the Blitz.

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