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Rita Hayworth is one of the biggest movie stars from cinema's golden age. Hayworth appeared in a total of 61 films over 37 years. She is one of six women who have danced on screen with both Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly. Hayworth was named one of the 100 Greatest Stars of All Time by AFI. Her most famous roles were in Gilda and Only Angels Have Wings.
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Men fell in love with Gilda, but they wake up with me.
From the time I was twelve I was dancing for bread and butter, but in my heart I was always an actress.
I think all women have a certain elegance about them which is destroyed when they take off their clothes.
When I look back on my marriages, or the breakups, sure I know the pain I went through, but that's part of life and it has its own value.
Basically, I am a good, gentle person, but I'm attracted to mean personalities.
I've had a lot of unhappiness in my life — and a lot of happiness. Who doesn't? Maybe I've learned enough to be able to guide my daughters.
Every actor, every director, everybody needs an Oscar. You have to have that little statue in Hollywood, or else you're nothing!
All I wanted was just what everybody else wants, you know, to be loved.
After all, a girl is, well, a girl. It's nice to be told you're successful at it.
We are all tied to our destiny and there is no way we can liberate ourselves.
When you're in love you're living, you matter.
I never really thought of myself as a sex goddess; I felt I was more a comedienne who could dance.
I'm an afternoon person.
Who wouldn't prefer having breakfast in bed to getting up at the crack of dawn and having a cup of coffee in a studio makeup department?
Movies were much better in the days when I was doing them.
Sensitive, shy—of course I was. The fun of acting is to become someone else.
Increasingly, stars are recruited from the ranks of professional models, with the result that today's starlets are better dressed and better groomed than ever before, though it is doubtful if they are better actresses.
I haven't had everything from life. I've had too much.
What surprises me in life are not the marriages that fail, but the marriages that succeed.
Dancing in Tijuana when I was 13 — that was my 'summer camp.' How else do you think I could keep up with Fred Astaire when I was 19?