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Her’s full name is Rosa Dolores Alverío Marcano. She is an American actress as well as a dancer and singer. She is a Puerto Rican born actress. The actress is known for her remarkable work in various fields of the entertainment industry.Her extensive career spanning over 70 years, the actress has appeared in several television, film and theatre, acting roles. This actress has done a huge job in supporting roles in many musical films. Such as Singin’ in the Rain (American musical romantic comedy film) in 1952, The King and I (American musical film) in 1956 and West Side Story (American musical romantic drama film) in 1961.

She had a great performance in The Electric Company (American educational children’s television series) from 1971 to 1977.She appeared in a supporting role as Sister Peter Marie Rimondo in Oz (the American drama television series) from 1997 to 2003.The actress has several notable films such as Popi (American comedy-drama film) in 1969, Carnal Knowledge (American comedy-drama film) in 1971, The Four Seasons (American romantic comedy film) in 1981, I Like It Like in 1994 That (comedy-drama film) and Slums of Beverly Hills (American comedy-drama film) in 1998.

The actress starred in Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? from 1994 to 1999. (American animated television series) lent her voice to the title role of Carmen Sandiego. Marcano is best known for her role as Googie Gomez in The Ritz. The actress has won four major annual American Entertainment Awards. She won a Tony once, an Oscar once, an Emmy once and a Grammy once.

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Rosa Dolores Alverío Marcano took her little steps for the first time in this beautiful world on December 11, 1931. Her birthplace is Humacao, Puerto Rico. Rosa’s age at present is 89 years. She has American nationality. Her father’s name is Paco Alverío. And her mother’s name is Rosa Maria. Her mother was a seamstress. Her father was a farmer. Her parents named their daughter “Rosita”. When this actress was born, her mother was 17 years old. Rosa was raised in nearby Junkos.

The maternal grandparents of this actress were Justino Marcano and Trinidad, Spain. In 1936, Rita moved to New York City with her mother. This actress has a brother named Francisco. Her brother accompanied him and her mother accompanied him to New York City. Rosa’s first marriage was to Edward Moreno. And this actress adopted the surname of her second husband. The actress spent her teenage years in the villages of Valley Stream on Long Island in the city of Hampstead, bordering New York City.

Personal Life

Rosa  had an eight-year relationship with Marlon Brando from the mid-1950s to the early 1960s. Rosa married Leonard Gordon in 1965. Her husband was a cardiologist and internist. Her husband became her manager after retiring from medicine. Marcano moved with her husband to Berkeley, California in 1995. Rosa’s husband died in 2010. Rosa Dolores Alverío Marcano gave birth to a daughter of Leonard Gordon. She has named her daughter Fernanda Gordon Fisher. Her daughter has two sons. This actress told in an interview that she had considered leaving Leonard. But this actress did not save from breaking the family.

Real Name Rosa Dolores Alverío Marcano
Other Name
Age 89 Year Old
Date Of Birth 11 December 1931
Nationality Amrican
Religion Christian
Gender Female
Birth Place
Humacao, Puerto Rico
Profession Actress, singer, dancer
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Active year 1943- Present
Father Name Paco Alverío
Mother Name Rosa Maria
Sibling Name Francisco (Brother)
Grandchildren Name
  • Justin Fisher
  • Cameron Fisher
Children Name Fernanda Luisa Gordon
Husband Name Leonard Gordon (m. 1965–2010)
School Name Professional Children’s School
University Name Being update soon
Qualification Being update soon
Physical Status
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Height 5 ft 3 in / 159 cm
Body Slim
Weight 117 lb / 53 k
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color White
Shoe Size 12
Bra size 34 B
Butt Size Approx 34 inches
Waist Size Approx 28 inches
Dress Size 5.5 (US) Approx
Sexual Orientation Straight
Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is she Lesbian No
Any Affair No
Partner Name
 Husband Name Leonard Gordon (m. 1965–2010)
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Rosa Dolores Alverío Marcano started her theater career in 1945. She played the role of Angelina in Skydrift in 1945. She then appeared in The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window from 1964 to 1965, starring as Iris Parodous Brustein. From 1969 to 1971, she appeared in Last of the Red Hot Lovers, starring as Elaine Nazio. In 1970 she appeared in Gantry, starring in the role of Sharon Falconer. She played the role of Staff Nurse Norton in The National Health in 1974. From 1975 to 1976 she played Googie Gomez in The Ritz. In 1981, she starred as Louise in Wally’s Cafe. From 1985 to 1986, she starred as Olive Madison in The Odd Couple.

Net Worth

The net worth of this actress ( Rosa Dolores Alverío Marcano) is around $10 Million.

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