Read Related: The Power of Role ModelsMamiverse chose 15 questions submitted by fans, and Moreno answered each of them during her hour-long Twitter-Talk. Her candid responses to your questions are included here: Mamiverse: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winner. Which one means the most to you? Moreno: Why the Oscar of course! Mamiverse: Why was the Oscar your favorite award? Moreno: I’m honored by each award yet the pinnacle is being honored by one’s fellow actors and it was my very first award. Mamiverse: How was it to write your life story in this book? Moreno: It required a trip to the attic of my memory and a bit of dusting off, but it was cathartic, healing, and freeing. Mamiverse: What actress would you have liked to work with that you didn’t get a chance to? Moreno: Oh! Meryl Streep! She’s brilliant and it is wonderful to work with another that elevates your work. Mamiverse: What leading man would you like to have by your side in a film? Moreno: Oy vey! That would have to be Bradley Cooper.
Wednesday, March 6, Mamiverse was fortunate and honored to host a Twitter-Talk with the one and only Rita Moreno. A Hollywood legend and a star of stage, screen and television, Moreno is the only Hispanic and one of few performers ever to win an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Tony award. She joined us on Twitter to discuss her new autobiography, Rita Moreno, A Memoir, to answer questions from our readers, and to share anecdotes about working with some of the biggest stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age.