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.

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Rita Hayworth - Gilda (Charles Vidor, 1946)... *Ah... nunca houve uma mulher como Gilda*

Rita Hayworth - Gilda (Charles Vidor, 1946)... *Ah... nunca houve uma mulher como Gilda*

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Rita Hayworth and Fred Astaire - look how she lights up the room. She is totally absorbed in the moment.

Rita Hayworth and Fred Astaire - look how she lights up the room. She is totally absorbed in the moment.

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