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George Chakiris

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Biography

Norwood, Ohio, USA
George Chakiris made his film debut at the age of 12 singing in the chorus of Song of Love (1947). Following his graduation from high school, he supported his night-time dancing, singing and dramatic lessons with a daytime job clerking in a Los Angeles department store. Later he started his acting/dancing career appearing in musicals such as Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)--he is one of the ballet dancers escorting Marilyn Monroe in "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend"--White Christmas (1954), The Girl Rush (1955), There's No Business Like Show Business (1954), Brigadoon (1954), and Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956). Read more...

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Character: Dancer with Pick

The Country Girl 1954

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Character: Chorus Boy in 'Hillbilly Heart' Number

The Girl Rush 1955

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Character: Pvt. Steiner

Under Fire 1957

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Character: Larry Curado

Two and Two Make Six 1962

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role & Co-Presenter: Documentary Awards

The 34th Annual Academy Awards 1962

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

The 35th Annual Academy Awards 1963

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Character: Michael Fury

Pale Blood 1990

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Character: Himself - Presenter

The 12th Annual Golden Laurel Awards 2001

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Character: Himself

We Have a Dream 2013

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Character: Daniel Espinoza

Santa Barbara 1984

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Character: Ric Montenez

Hell Town 1985

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Character: Himself - Past Winner

The 75th Annual Academy Awards 2003

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Character: Himself

Ford Star Jubilee 1955

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Character: Mousey the Dip

The Jackie Gleason Show 1966

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Character: Himself

The Garry Moore Show 1958

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Character: GI in Tank

Paris brûle-t-il? 1966

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Character: Alex Solkin

Medical Center 1969

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Character: Himself

Dinah's Place 1970

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Character: Brett Cole

Matt Houston 1982

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Character: Himself

Round Six: The Results 0

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