Oscar Winner Reminisces On Time With Marilyn

The Yo Show 4:02 mins

George Chakiris is best known for his Oscar-winning role in "West Side Story," but long before he was "Bernardo," the leader of the Sharks, George danced alongside Marilyn Monroe in another iconic musical, 1953's "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." You can spot him as one of Marilyn's tuxedoed dancers during the "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" routine. The former actor tells "The Yo Show" that despite her larger than life reputation, she was actually really quiet behind the scenes. Today the 79 year old has left acting to pursue a career as a jewelry designer.

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