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Rita Moreno's Oscars Outfit Was the Same She Wore in 1962

She dons dress she wore to accept award for 'West Side Story'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 5, 2018 12:32 AM CST
Rita Moreno Wears Dress She Wore to Oscars in 1962
In this April 9, 1962 file photo, Oscar winners for "West Side Story," from left, actor George Chakiris, co-directors Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise, and actress Rita Moreno, pose at the Academy Awards in Santa Monica, Calif.   (AP Photo, File)

(Newser) – To present the award for best foreign language film at Sunday night's Oscars ceremony, Rita Moreno went retro. The 86-year-old Puerto Rican actress and singer, the only Latin artist who has an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony), wore the same dress she wore to the 1962 Academy Awards, when she won the best supporting actress award for West Side Story, the Los Angeles Times reports. "Wait till you see what I'm wearing!!!" Moreno tweeted in advance of the awards show. See the dress in 1962 and this year in our gallery. (See why another dress made headlines at the Oscars.)

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