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 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.

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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!

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

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If it wasn't for Rita Hayworth, Andy couldn't have escaped from Shawshank sooo thanks Rita!

If it wasn't for Rita Hayworth, Andy couldn't have escaped from Shawshank sooo thanks Rita!

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