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Hayworth, Rita Syllabification: Hay·worth, Rita
Pronunciation: /ˈhāˌwərTH/

Definition of Hayworth, Rita in English:

( 1918–87), US actress and dancer; born Margarita Carmen Cansino. She achieved stardom in movie musicals such as Cover Girl (1944) before going on to play roles in film noir, notably in Gilda (1946) and The Lady from Shanghai (1948).

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