Who plays Anita in West Side Story?
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Ariana DeBose: 15 facts about the West Side Story actress you need to know
6. Who plays Anita in West Side Story?
Ariana DeBose stars as Anita in Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story. Anita is Bernado’s girlfriend and Maria’s close friend. She is one of the Sharks. Rita Moreno played the role in the original film. Ariana received widespread acclaim for her performance with many critics calling her the star of the film. She also won the 2022 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her performance. [@arianadebose via Instagram]