Dolores Conchita Figuero del Rivero
Born: Jan 23, 1933 AD
Currently alive, at 81 years of age.
1933 - Born Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero in Washington, D.C. on the 23rd of January.
1944 - Her mother enrolled her in the Jones-Hayward School of Ballet.
1952 - She accompanied a friend to the audition for a Broadway production of Call Me Madam and ended up winning the role herself.
1957 - On the 1st of December, Rivera married dancer Tony Mordente.
1963 - She was cast opposite Alfred Drake in Zenda.
1986 - She was in a severe accident when her car collided with a taxi on West 86th Street in Manhattan.
- Received two Tony Awards and seven additional nominations.
- She was the first Hispanic woman to receive a Kennedy Center Honors award.
2001 - Starred in the Goodman Theatre production of the Kander and Ebb musical The Visit.
2007 - She is expected to reprise her role in a Signature Theatre staging in Autumn.
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