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‘West Side Story’ star George Chakiris recalls working with Marilyn Monroe, Natalie Wood: ‘I’m very lucky’

by A.P.

The Oscar-winning actor has released a new memoir titled ‘My West Side Story’

The Academy Award and Golden Globe winner has just released a memoir titled “My West Side Story,” which details his upbringing as a son of Greek immigrants in Ohio, his rise to stardom, as well as what it was really like bringing the iconic 1961 musical to life.

The 86-year-old, who retired in 1996 after a decades-long career in plays, films, and TV shows, now lives quietly in Los Angeles.

Chakiris spoke to Fox News about working with Marilyn Monroe and Natalie Wood, as well as how he reacted to his Oscar win.

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