Award winning actor George Chakiris has established an international career in
film, television and theatre. His acting, singing and dancing credits include
fifty-five films and acclaimed mini-series.
dynamic performance as Bernardo in the film classic WEST SIDE STORY earned him an Oscar and Golden Globe Award.
has starred in films with Bing Crosby, Marilyn Monroe, Rosemary Clooney, Yul
Brynner, Richard Widmark, Charlton Heston, Cliff Robertson, Dirk Bogarde , and
Europe he starred with Claudia Cardinale in the BEBO” GIRL and in France with
Catherine Deneuve and Gene Kelly in THE YOUNG GIRLS OF ROCHEFORT. He also
played Frederic Chopin opposite Rosemary Harris in the BBC mini-series
dedication to quality was reaffirmed in June 1991 when he was summoned to Paris and awarded the
status of “:Officier de L’Ordre des Arts at des Lettres” by the French
Government’s Ministry of Culture for his contribution to the Arts.