George Chakiris and Rita Moreno

Celebrities, Celebrity Q&A, People
on August 9, 2011

What are West Side Story co-stars George Chakiris and Rita Moreno doing today?
—P. Rosvall, Midvale, Utah

Chakiris, 76, who was born in Norwood, Ohio, has turned his hobby of making custom sterling silver jewelry into a profession. Moreno, 79, a native of Puerto Rico, co-stars as Fran Drescher's mother in the TV Land sitcom Happily Divorced. She also performs concerts, often with symphony orchestras. Chakiris and Moreno both won Oscars for their supporting roles in West Side Story (1961).