Oscar winner George Chakiris opens up about his career, jewelry, and book on Power 98.5 Satellite Radio

Academy Award winner George Chakiris
Academy Award winner George Chakiris. Courtesy of the George Chakiris Archives, 'My West Side Story'

Academy Award winner George Chakiris was recently featured on Power 98.5 Satellite Radio, where he was interviewed by acclaimed radio personality Steven Cuoco.

They opened up about Chakiris’ career in the entertainment business, his latest book “My West Side Story: A Memoir,” and his jewelry line.

Chakiris is best known for his portrayal of Bernardo Nuñez in the 1961 Oscar-winning film version of “West Side Story.” Bernardo Nuñez was the leader of the Sharks gang. Chakiris won both the Academy Award for “Best Supporting Actor” and the Golden Globe Award for “Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture” for his acting work in this seminal film.

“Live On Air With Steven Cuoco” is a weekday syndicated satellite radio program produced and hosted by Steven Cuoco, who is a veteran expert in public relations, reality TV, media, broadcasting, and podcasting. The radio program is heard in 200 countries.

His book “My West Side Story: A Memoir” is available on Amazon.

To learn more about Oscar winner George Chakiris, check out his IMDb page and official website.

Their entire informed conversation on Power 98.5 Satellite Radio may be heard below.


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