Oscar Actors: Moreno, Rita–Cumulative Advantage (Awards)

Rita Moreno is one of the few artists to have won all four major American entertainment awards: an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony.

She is also one of 23 people who have achieved what is called the Triple Crown of Acting, with individual competitive Oscar, Emmy and Tony awards for acting.

She has won numerous other awards, including various lifetime achievement awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor.

Moreno’s awards and recognition:

Oscar Award for Best Supporting Actress (West Side Story), 1961
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress (West Side Story), 1961
Joseph Jefferson Award: Best Chicago Theatre Actress, 1968
Grammy Award for Best Album for Children (The Electric Company Album), 1972
Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play (The Ritz), 1975
Emmy Award for Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program, 1977
Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress – Drama Series (for The Rockford Files), 1978
Sarah Siddons Award for her portrayal of Olive Madison in the female version of The Odd Couple, 1985
Library of Congress Living Legends Award, April 2000
The Hispanic Organization of Latin actresses (HOLA) renamed their Award for Excellence in her honor (known as the HOLA Rita Moreno Award for Excellence since 2000)
Special Recognition Award from the International Latin Music Hall of Fame, 2001
Presidential Medal of Freedom from President George W. Bush, June 2004
A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Inducted into the California Hall of Fame, 2007
National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama, 2009
Hispanic Organization of Latin actresses (HOLA) Lifetime Achievement Award, 2010
Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, 2012
Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, 2013
Kennedy Center Honors Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award, 2015
Honorary doctorate of music, awarded by the Berklee College of Music, May 7, 2016.
Ellis Island Medal of Honor, May 11, 2018.
Grand Marshal of the 2020 Rose Parade