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Chita Rivera, Broadway legend and trailblazing Latina actress, dies at 91

Chita Rivera attends The 2018 Chita Rivera Awards at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on May 20, 2018 in New York City.
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Chita Rivera attends The 2018 Chita Rivera Awards at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on May 20, 2018 in New York City.

By Mark Osborne 

January 30, 2024, 12:50 PM

Chita Rivera, the Broadway legend and trailblazing Latina actress, has died. She was 91 years old.

Lisa Mordente, Chita Rivera's daughter, said her mother died peacefully on Tuesday in New York City after a brief illness.

PHOTO: Chita Rivera attends The 2018 Chita Rivera Awards at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on May 20, 2018 in New York City.
Chita Rivera attends The 2018 Chita Rivera Awards at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts...Show moreWalter Mcbride/FilmMagic via Getty Images

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