Acclaimed Puerto Rican singer who became the first person to win all four performance arts awards: Oscar, Emmy, Tony, and Grammy.
At age eleven, she got her first acting role in Spanish-dubbed versions of American films.
She played Anita in the classic film musical West Side Story, which earned her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She became the second Puerto Rican to win an Academy Award.
She dated actor Marlon Brando for eight years before marrying her manager, Leonard Gordon, in June 1965.
She played Anita in Jerome Robbins's West Side Story.
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