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Definition of Rita Hayworth from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Rita Hayworth

 
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(1918-87) a US actor and dancer famous for her beauty and known as 'The Love Goddess'. She was a major Hollywood star, especially in the 1940s. She began in musical films, such as Cover Girl (1944), and then made a number of dramatic films, including The Lady from Shanghai (1948), which was directed by Orson Welles, one of her five husbands.