1961 West Side Story actor who won a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for his role as Bernardo in West Side Story. He has appeared on Hawaii Five-0; Murder, She Wrote; and Dallas.
His career shot off from his role in the musical film, Song of Love.
He has been mistaken as a Latino, but he is of Greek decent, and appeared in a film alongside Marilyn Monroe.
Steven and Zoe Chakiris are his parents.
He appeared as one of the men in tuxedos who carried Marilyn Monroe in Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend.