Rita Moreno

2019 YBCA 100 Honoree

Rita Moreno has won all four of the most prestigious awards in show business: the Oscar, the Tony, two Emmys, and a Grammy. Moreno has starred on Broadway and London’s West End, and appeared in more than forty feature films and countless television shows. Moreno has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the National Medal of Arts, served as grand marshal of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade, and received the Kennedy Center Honor for her lifetime contributions to US culture.