awards & nominations

West Side Story (1961)

Richard Beymer as "Tony"

A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York street gangs. On the harsh streets of the upper west side, two gangs battle for control of the turf. The situation becomes complicated when a gang members falls in love with a rival's sister.

Golden Globe (1961)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical