Rita Moreno is one of the few actors who holds an EGOT.
That means she’s won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony Award.
The Puerta-Rican born actress made her Broadway debut at only 13 years old!
She was the first Latina to win an Academy Award for “West Side Story” in 1962.
Now, she is working with Spielberg in the 2021 musical film adaption.
Spielberg revealed that Moreno, who is pushing 90, does not have a dance number.Spielberg revealed that Moreno, who is pushing 90, does not have a dance number.
However, she does sing and act throughout the film.
He says that Moreno has “not lost her mojo as a dancer, at all.”
Moreno is excited to be back, especially since all Puerto Rican characters are played by Hispanic actors.