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Naya Rivera

American actress and singer

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Naya Rivera: American actress and singer
Naya Marie Rivera was an American actress, singer and model. She began her career as a child actress and model, appearing in national television commercials before landing the role of Hillary Winston on the short-lived CBS sitcom The Royal Family (1991–1992) at the age of four and earning a nomination for a Young Artist Award at five. After a series of recurring television roles and then guest spots as a teenager, Rivera got her breakthrough role in 2009 as lesbian cheerleader Santana Lopez on the Fox television series Glee (2009–2015). For the role, she received critical acclaim and various awards, including a SAG Award and ALMA Award, as well as earning two Grammy Award and one Brit Award nominations.

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Naya Rivera's ex files wrongful death lawsuit on son's behalf [Video]

Naya Rivera's ex files wrongful death lawsuit on son's behalf

Actor Ryan Dorsey has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against officials in Ventura County, California, holding them responsible for the drowning of his ex-wife, Naya Rivera.

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Ryan Dorsey living with Naya Rivera's sister at son's request [Video]

Ryan Dorsey living with Naya Rivera's sister at son's request

Ryan Dorsey has spoken out about reports he is living with his ex-wife Naya Rivera's sister following the actress' tragic death, explaining Nickayla Rivera is "now the closest thing" five-year-old..

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Naya Rivera's sister responds to reports she's living with actress' ex Ryan Dorsey [Video]

Naya Rivera's sister responds to reports she's living with actress' ex Ryan Dorsey

Naya Rivera's sister has seemingly responded to the reports that she has moved in with her late sibling's ex-husband Ryan Dorsey to help him care for the former couple's son.

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'Glee' star Naya Rivera's ex Ryan Dorsey files wrongful death suit for 'utterly preventable' drowning

Ryan Dorsey has filed a lawsuit in the death of his ex-wife, former "Glee" star Naya Rivera, who accidentally drowned in a California lake in July.
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Naya Rivera Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed on Son's Behalf, Claiming Unsafe Boat

Ryan Dorsey has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of Naya Rivera's son ... claiming the boat Naya was in before she drowned was unsafe. Naya's ex-husband filed the docs Tuesday on behalf of his..
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Ryan Dorsey Says Naya Rivera's Sister Helping Son Cope, Denies Dating Rumors

Ryan Dorsey's struggling to help his son adjust to life without his mother, Naya Rivera ... and 2 months after her death the stress and some hateful rumors are taking a toll on him. He says he can't..
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"Glee" star Naya Rivera yelled for help before drowning, report says

Rivera's son, Josey, told investigators that she helped him onto the boat before yelling for help and disappearing under the water, according to new reports.
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Naya Rivera investigative report: 'Glee' star suffered from vertigo which 'would get worse' in water

Naya Rivera's autopsy, investigative and toxicology reports are shedding light on circumstances surrounding the "Glee" star's drowning in early July.
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Amber Riley performs touching tribute for late 'Glee' co-star Naya Rivera

Amber Riley performed a touching tribute for her former "Glee" co-star Naya Rivera, who died last month at 33.
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Lake Where Naya Rivera Drowned Reopens for First Time Since Death

The SoCal lake where Naya Rivera was found dead after drowning is open to the public again, but her tragedy is having an impact on operations there. TMZ's learned Lake Piru reopened Thursday, 43 days..
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Fans host candlelight vigil for 'Glee' star Naya Rivera at Lake Piru nearly a month after death

Naya Rivera lives on in our hearts, as fans gathered at Lake Piru to hold a heartwarming vigil for the late "Glee" actress on Saturday.
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'Glee' star Naya Rivera laid to rest, died within minutes, according to reports

Naya Rivera has been laid to rest after drowning in a California lake earlier this month. Here are the reported details from her death certificate.
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Naya Rivera's ex Ryan Dorsey speaks out for first time since her death: 'Hold your loved ones close'

Ryan Dorsey, ex-husband to the late Naya Rivera and father to son Josey, spoke out for the first time since the actress died earlier this month.
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'I can't believe this is real': Big Sean breaks silence on ex-fiancée Naya Rivera's death

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Naya Rivera’s Death Ruled Accidental Drowning

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Remembering Naya Rivera: 'Landslide,' 'Smooth Criminal' and more of her best 'Glee' moments

Naya Rivera knew how to jazz up a scene. We're looking back on some of her best moments and performances as Santana Lopez on "Glee."
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'Rest sweet Naya': Ricky Martin, 'Glee's Lea Michele, more stars react to Naya Rivera's tragic death

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Body of Naya Rivera Found at California Lake, Authorities Say

Ms. Rivera, 33, went missing last week after going boating in Lake Piru with her young son.
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Body Found at California Lake Where Naya Rivera Disappeared

Ms. Rivera, 33, went missing last week after going boating in Lake Piru with her young son.
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Search for Glee actress expands to nearby cabins

The search to find "Glee" TV show star Naya Rivera in a Southern California lake resumed on Sunday and will now include boats and expand to nearby cabins. Officials believe Rivera, 33, drowned in Lake..
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Search for Naya Rivera continues: Authorities use sonar to navigate murky waters

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Naya Rivera: Is she latest victim of 'curse' of beloved TV musical series 'Glee'?

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