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Rita Moreno: You've Gotta Keep Moving!

Rita Moreno recalls important lessons learned
after her husband's passing


For all of the parts award-winning entertainer Rita Moreno has played, her favorite starring roles are mother, grandmother and wife.


Rita remembers her late husband Leonard Gordon as a loving partner, devoted father and a genius with household business. In fact, with Rita's career in full swing, Leonard singlehandedly took care of their financial affairs so Rita could focus on her demanding schedule. Leonard's death in 2010 after 46 years of marriage left Rita not only devastated, but forced her to figure out complicated insurance and financial issues alone. "When [Leonard] passed away, I literally knew nothing [about how our finances were structured]," Rita said. "That was scary." Read more of Rita's story and advice.