George Chakiris

Actor
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George Chakiris is a retired American dancer, singer, and actor. He is best known for his appearance in the film version of West Side Story as Bernardo, the leader of the Sharks gang, for which he won both the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture.

George Chakiris is a retired American dancer, singer, and actor. He is best known for his appearance in the film version of West Side Story as Bernardo, the leader of the Sharks gang, for which he won both the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture.

Born

Sunday, 16 September 1934

Actor Filmography

Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It Self 2021
And the Oscar Goes To... Himself (archive footage) 2014
What's Up Orange County Self - Guest, Self 2011
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1960's Himself 2009
Actor's Day in LA Himself 2009
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History Himself 2008
The Florence Henderson Show Himself 2008
Dancing with the Stars Self 2005
Broadway: The American Musical Bernardo (archive footage), Bernardo (in 'West Side Story') (archive footage) 2004
The Young Girls Turn 25 Himself 1993
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It Self 2021
And the Oscar Goes To... Himself (archive footage) 2014
What's Up Orange County Self - Guest, Self 2011
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1960's Himself 2009
Actor's Day in LA Himself 2009
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History Himself 2008
The Florence Henderson Show Himself 2008
Dancing with the Stars Self 2005
Broadway: The American Musical Bernardo (archive footage), Bernardo (in 'West Side Story') (archive footage) 2004
The Young Girls Turn 25 Himself 1993
Human Target Robillard 1992
Pale Blood Michael Fury 1990
Superboy Professor Peterson 1988
Hell Town Ric Montenez 1985
That's Dancing! Archival footage from 'West Side Story' 1985
Murder, She Wrote Eric Bowman 1984
Scarecrow and Mrs. King Angelo Spinelli 1983
Matt Houston Brett Cole, Clark Sawyer 1982
Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again Himself 1982
Dallas Nicholas 1978
CHiPs Bernard DeJardine 1977
Fantasy Island Captain Claude Dumarque, Pierre 1977
America at the Movies Bernardo (archive footage) 1976
Wonder Woman Carlo Indrezzano 1975
Notorious Woman Frédéric Chopin 1974
Thriller Robert Stone 1973
Last of the Summer Wine Max Bernard 1973
The Partridge Family Captain Chuck Corwin 1970
The Big Cube Johnny Allen 1969
Medical Center Alex Solkin, Dr. Bryan Christopher, Dr. John Martins 1969
Hawaii Five-O Chris Lahani 1968
The Day the Hot Line Got Hot Eric Ericson 1968
The Carol Burnett Show Himself 1967
The Young Girls of Rochefort Etienne 1967
Is Paris Burning? GI in Tank (as Georges Chakiris) 1966
The Jackie Gleason Show Mousey the Dip 1966
The Mona Lisa Has Been Stolen Vincent 1966
McGuire, Go Home! Haghios 1965
Shindig! Himself - Guest Host / Singer, Himself - Guest Host 1964
633 Squadron Lt. Erik Bergman 1964
Flight From Ashiya 2nd Lt. John Gregg 1964
Bebo's Girl Bube 1964
Kings of the Sun Balam 1963
Diamond Head Dr. Dean Kahana 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
The Andy Williams Show Himself 1962
Two and Two Make Six Larry Curado 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Actor 1961
Flower Drum Song Dancer (song "Chop Suey") (uncredited) 1961
West Side Story Bernardo 1961
Here's Hollywood Himself 1960
The Garry Moore Show Himself 1958
Meet Me In Las Vegas Young Groom (as George Kerris) 1956
Ford Star Jubilee Himself 1955
The Girl Rush Chorus Boy in 'Hillbilly Heart' Number 1955
There's No Business Like Show Business Dancer (uncredited) 1954
White Christmas Dancer (uncredited) 1954
Brigadoon Specialty Dancer 1954
Give a Girl A Break Dancer (uncredited) 1953
Second Chance 1953
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Chorus Boy 1953
The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. Dancer (as George Kerris) 1953
The Great Caruso Dancer (uncredited) 1951
The Ed Sullivan Show Bernardo, Singer 1948
Song of Love Choir Boy (as George Kerris) 1947
1962 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Won
1962 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor Won
1962 Golden Globe Most Promising Newcomer - Male Nominated
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