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In [[1977]], she became the ninth performer to win the Triple Crown of Acting. The first was an [[Academy Award]] for Best Supporting Actress in ''[[West Side Story]]'' ([[1961]]), later followed by a Tony for Best Featured Actress in ''The Ritz'' ([[1975]]) and an [[Emmy]] in [[1977]] for ''The Muppet Show''.
 
In [[1977]], she became the ninth performer to win the Triple Crown of Acting. The first was an [[Academy Award]] for Best Supporting Actress in ''[[West Side Story]]'' ([[1961]]), later followed by a Tony for Best Featured Actress in ''The Ritz'' ([[1975]]) and an [[Emmy]] in [[1977]] for ''The Muppet Show''.
   
Her ''Muppet Show'' Emmy also made her only the third performer to win an Oscar, a Tony, an Emmy, and a Grammy (for the [[1972]] ''[[The Electric Company|Electric Company]]'' cast album).
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Her ''Muppet Show'' Emmy also made her only the third performer to win an Oscar, a Tony, an Emmy, and a Grammy (for the [[1972]] ''[[The Electric Company|Electric Company]]'' cast album). She was also nominated for her appearance in the special [[Out to Lunch]].
   
 
For ''[[Sesame Street]]'', Moreno provided vocals in the song "[[Women Can Be]]" and "[[There's a Hole in the Bucket]]."
 
For ''[[Sesame Street]]'', Moreno provided vocals in the song "[[Women Can Be]]" and "[[There's a Hole in the Bucket]]."

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Rita Moreno (born Rosita Dolores Alverío in Humacao, Puerto Rico in 1931) is an actress who guest starred on The Muppet Show Episode 105. She also hosted The Muppets Go Hollywood in 1979.

In 1977, she became the ninth performer to win the Triple Crown of Acting. The first was an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in West Side Story (1961), later followed by a Tony for Best Featured Actress in The Ritz (1975) and an Emmy in 1977 for The Muppet Show.

Her Muppet Show Emmy also made her only the third performer to win an Oscar, a Tony, an Emmy, and a Grammy (for the 1972 Electric Company cast album). She was also nominated for her appearance in the special Out to Lunch.

For Sesame Street, Moreno provided vocals in the song "Women Can Be" and "There's a Hole in the Bucket."

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