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President Obama Joins Up with Glamorous Michelle at Kennedy Center Honors Ahead of Terrorism Speech

Originally posted 12/07/2015 10:25AM

President Barack Obama had a busy Sunday night, balancing a rare, primetime Oval Office speech with the glamorous 2015 Kennedy Center Honors.

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Why Rita Moreno Used to Keep Her Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards in the Closet

Why Rita Moreno Used to Keep Her Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards in the Closet

Originally posted 10/14/2015 04:10PM

Rita Moreno was the third person to ever attain EGOT status, but there was a time when the icon didn't have her impressive collection of accolades on display.

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Pitbull, Rita Moreno, a Naturalization Ceremony – What to Look Forward to at This Weekend's Festival PEOPLE En Español

Pitbull, Rita Moreno, a Naturalization Ceremony – What to Look Forward to at This Weekend's Festival PEOPLE En Español

Originally posted 10/12/2015 12:30PM

To cap off Hispanic Heritage Month, PEOPLE sister publication PEOPLE en Español is bringing its yearly Festival to New York this weekend.

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8 Famous Emmy Firsts: How Laverne Cox, Rita Moreno and More Made TV History

UpdatePosted 09/16/2015 05:30PM

8 Famous Emmy Firsts: How Laverne Cox, Rita Moreno and More Made TV History

Originally posted 09/16/2015 05:10PM

Last year's Emmy nominations saw a historic first: Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox was nominated for the outstanding guest actress in a comedy series award, making her the first openly transgender person nominated in an acting category. (Conductor Angela Morley won several Emmys for music direction.)

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From EW: Rita Moreno Is Joining Jane the Virgin!

From EW: Rita Moreno Is Joining Jane the Virgin!

Originally posted 01/28/2015 06:30PM

The EGOT winner will play Rogelio's mom on the CW show

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Lee Chamberlin, The Electric Company Star, Dies at 76 | Bill Cosby, Morgan Freeman, Rita Moreno

Lee Chamberlin, The Electric Company Star, Dies at 76

Originally posted 06/04/2014 08:15AM

Lee Chamberlin, an original cast member of the 1970s PBS children's show The Electric Company, and who then went on to a decades-long acting career on stage and screen, died Monday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, of metastatic cancer, The New York Times reports. She was 76.

The actress, who was living in Paris, had been visiting her son Matthew at the time of her death.

Chamberlin – who starred on The Electric Company alongside Bill Cosby, Rita Moreno and then-newcomer Morgan Freeman – played the character Vi, who owned a diner and sang duets with Freeman.

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Watch Live: PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL's Most Beautiful Red Carpet Arrivals

PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL's Most Beautiful Live-Streaming Red Carpet Arrivals

Originally posted 05/12/2014 09:15PM

PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL celebrates its "50 Most Beautiful" issue at a star-studded event Monday at Capitale in New York City. Catch all the red carpet action on live-streaming video starting at 9:30 p.m. ET.

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Ricky Martin to Present Rita Moreno with PEOPLE En Español Honor

Ricky Martin to Present Rita Moreno with PEOPLE En Español Honor

Originally posted 04/25/2014 09:00AM

Ricky Martin will present Rita Moreno with People En Español's lifetime achievement award in the arts next month.

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Watch: 2014 Is the Year of the Sung Acceptance Speech

Watch: 2014 Is the Year of the Sung Acceptance Speech

Originally posted 01/19/2014 09:00AM

When it comes to accepting awards, more than a few 2014 recipients clearly had a song in their heart.

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