Moreno booked for 'L&O: CI'


Rita Moreno has signed on for a recurring role on NBC's "Law & Order: Criminal Intent."

Moreno will portray the mother of Vincent D'Onofrio's character, Detective Robert Goren, in at least three episodes of the series, from Dick Wolf's Wolf Films and NBC Universal Television Studio.

Moreno won a supporting actress Oscar and Golden Globe in 1962 for her role as Anita in "West Side Story." She also has won two Emmys, in 1977 for an appearance on "The Muppet Show" and in 1978 for a role on "The Rockford Files."

The actress, who also is a Tony and Grammy winner, also appeared in two other "Law & Order" series: "SVU" and "Trial by Jury." Her credits include roles on HBO's "Oz," Lifetime's "Strong Medicine" and CBS' "The Guardian."

Moreno is repped by APA.