Actor, George Chakiris, was born on Sep 16, 1934 in Norwood, OH. As of December 2020, George Chakiris was 86 years old.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
George Chakiris was nominated for one Academy Award, winning for Best Supporting Actor for West Side Story (as Bernardo) in 1961.
|1961||Best Supporting Actor||West Side Story (1961)||Bernardo||Won|
George Chakiris's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #207 on Nov 15, 2011.
Dr. Dean Kahanna: [about Mai Chen] How could you lose her?
Dr. Dean Kahanna: Her heart gave out. You lost her.
Anita: You have your big important council. The council,
Anita: or me.
Bernardo: First one,
Bernardo: then the other.
[Tries to kiss her, she pulls away]
Anita: Ah, I'm an American girl now, I don't wait.
Bernardo: Ah, back home women know their place.
Anita: Back home little boys don't have war councils.
Bernardo: Ah, but they do here. You want me to be an American, don't you?
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