Date of Birth:
16 September 1934
George Chakiris played in 3 movies in the Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance, Musical, Drama, War, Music genres.
George Chakiris got succeed with average imdb rating 7.
Hit #110 on the Billboard Hot 100 pop charts with "Maria" in October of 1962.
Performed the role of Riff, leader of the Jets, in the London stage production of "West Side Story" before winning the role of Bernardo, leader of the rival Sharks gang, in the film version (West Side Story (1961)).
Often remembered as a "Latin Lover" type in Hollywood, but is actually the son of Greek immigrants.
Is portrayed by Glenn Quinn in Call Me Anna (1990) (TV).