Gus Trikonis is an American actor, director, and writer who is known to be a 70’s, underrated director. He is popularly known for his presence in the American musical romantic drama film, West Side Story as Indio.

Quick Info
Birth NameGus Trikonis
Birth PlaceManhattan, New York, United States
Birth Date21st November 1937
SisterGina Trikonis
Height5 feet 9 inches
EducationCity College
SpouseJeanne Hawn(1969-1976), Barbara Andrews (1978-2012)
ChildrenNicholas Trikonis
Social MediaNone
ProfessionActor, Director
Net Worth5 million dollars
Gus Trikonis
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Where was Gus born and raised?

Gus Trikonis was born on 21st November 1937 the city called Manhattan of the most populated city in the state of New York, United States. His birth name is Kostas Tritchonis. He hasn’t opened up about his parents yet. He grew up with his little sister, Gina Trikonis who is also an actress known for her appearance in Family matters, West Side Story, and 13 Frightened Girls.

Trikonis has American nationality as he was raised in New York City. He has a mixed ethnicity of Greek descent. He was born under the birth sign, Scorpio. Growing up, he was always interested in performing either be it dance or acting. He is a professional dancer as well.

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Gus Trikonis spent his entire childhood and teen in his hometown in New York. He attended City College for 2 years. He is a high school graduate but further information has still been a mystery to us.

How did Gus start his Career?

Trikonis made his breakthrough in 1961 with the film, West Side Story where he played the role of Indio. He further appeared in several films like The Unsinkable Molly Brown, The Sand Pebbles, The St. Valentine’s Day massacre. In 1968, he made his final film appearance as Scorpio in The Hellcats.

Gus Trikonis Dancing
Trikonis Dancing Source: Tumgir

Trikonis made his directorial debut in 1969. He directed the film, The Sidehackers or Five the Hard Way. In 1975, he directed two films Supercock and The Swinging Barmaids. He has also directed television series like The Twilight Zone, Beauty and the Beast alongside John Legend, Baywatch, Hercules, Viper, and others. He didn’t stop there and continued making several tv films like Elvis and the Beauty Queen, Twirl, Dempsey, Midas Valley, Christmas Snow, and others.

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Body Measurement

Gus Trikonis is currently 83 years old turning 84 in November of 2021. He is healthy and doing well in his life. He possesses an average body build. He stands 5 feet 9 inches. He was known for his black hair and dark beard when he was in his prime. He now possesses white hair and prefers to have shaved clear face. He has Brown hair.

Who is Trikons married to?

Gus Trikonis first tied his knot to American actress, producer, and dancer, Goldie Jeanne Hawn in 1969. The couple shares the same birthday year. They didn’t have any children together and they got divorced in 1976. It was Hawn who decided to divorce and Trikonis felt that he was never her part of the world.

Hawn was famous than him at that time and when Hawn asked for a divorce, Trikonis asked for 75 thousand dollars as a part of divorce compensation.

In 1978, Trikonis married Barbara Andrews who died on 2nd April 2012. They had a child together named Nicholas Trikonis in 1981.

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Where is Gus Trikonis Now?

Trikonis worked on numerous films and television shows, contributing to the dance sequences and musical numbers. His talent in choreography led him to work on iconic projects such as “West Side Story” and “Mary Poppins.”

Gus was retired and living as a widower in LA, he might be enjoying a quieter pace of life after years of a bustling career in the entertainment industry. Retirement could offer him the opportunity to pursue personal interests, indulge in hobbies, and spend time with family and friends.

What is the current net worth of Trikonis?

Gus Trikonis has a net worth of over 5 million dollars. He made quite a fortune from his acting career as well as directing career. over his lifetime, he directed television series which gained him huge success. He has already retired from his directing as well as acting career. He is currently living a luxurious retired life in the United States.

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