George Chakiris

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Norwood, OH
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Norwood, OH


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.

Before Fame

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.

Family Life

Steven and Zoe Chakiris are his parents.

Associated With

He appeared as one of the men in tuxedos who carried Marilyn Monroe in Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend.

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