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Gus Trikonis is an American director who is very talented and efficient but a little underrated. He is also a famous actor and a dancer. To learn more, detailed information about Gus’s life is given below.

Who is Gus Trikonis?

Gus Trikonis is an American actor and director born on November 21, 1937, in Manhattan, New York, United States of America. He is American by nationality, and his ethnicity is White Caucasian and follows Christianity religion. Gus is a Scorpio as per his zodiac sign. 


Gus Trikonis
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His parents’ details have remained unknown till now. Similarly, information on his other relatives, such as her siblings, cousins, grandparents, and other relatives, is unavailable. However, he has a sister named Gina Trikonis, an actress. 

His educational background and qualifications are likewise unknown, as are the names of the educational institutions he attended. And, given his marital status, he must have completed both high school and university unless Gus is a dropout who has elected not to forego further education.


Full NameGus Trikonis
Date of Birth November 21, 1937
Birth PlaceManhattan, New York, United States of America
Father's NameN/A
Mother's NameN/A
Siblings Gina Trikonis (Sister)
OccupationDirector, Actor and Dancer
Body MeasurementN/A
EthnicityWhite Caucasian
Height5 feet and 9-inch (1.75 meters)
Weight73 kgs (160 lbs)
Hair ColorGrey
Eyes ColorBrown
Relationship StatusMarried
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Gоldie Hаwn
Barbаrа Andrеws
ChildrenNiсhоlаa Trikonis (Son)
Net Worth $ 5 million


Gus Trikonis has grey hair and brown eyes and stands a 5 feet and 9-inch (1.75 meters) tall guy. He is lean and weighs about 73 kgs (160 lbs). Unfortunately, his bodily dimensions, such as her waist size, hip size, bicep size, and other sizes, are not yet accessible. 

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He started his acting career in the most notable films of the 1960s, like West Side Story as Indio, one of the “Sharks,” and The Unsinkable Molly Brown. In the third movie, he danced with Debbie Reynolds and Grover Dale to the frantic “He’s My Friend.”


Gus Trikonis and Goldie Hawn
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However, Trikonis got his most significant audience exposure on December 3, 1968, as one of the two leading (out of five) professional dancers for Elvis Presley’s performance. He performed the dance routines with another lead as Elvis sang a Gospel medley in a highly viewed NBC-TV Special entitled “Elvis.”

Trikonis worked as a director from the late 1960s through the early 1980s on several projects, most of which were low-budget “exploitation” pictures. Trikonis worked for Roger Corman at New World Pictures on multiple projects, and Corman praised him as one of the young talented directors he had ever worked with.


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Trikonis primarily directed television shows from the 1980s until the mid-1990s. He directed episodes of Baywatch, Quantum Leap, Hunter, Beauty and the Beast, and Wiseguy, among others.

His directorial debut came in 1969 in the form of the motorcycle film Five the Hard Way. Then he worked on The Student Body (1976), a delightfully amusing soft-core romp, and The Swinging Barmaids, a brilliantly vivacious psycho trash jewel (1975). The Evil (1978) was another powerful and terrifying haunted home horror film Gus acted in.

Trikonis’ most significant mainstream success was the wonderfully boisterous blue-collar comedy Take This Job and Shove It (1981). Trikonis began directing primarily for television in the early 1980s. He directed episodes of Baywatch (1989), Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995), Quantum Leap (1989), Baywatch Nights (1995), Burke’s Law (1994), The Commish (1991), Hunter (1984), Wiseguy (1987), The Flash (1990), and The Twilight Zone. Trikonis has painted several oil paintings in addition to acting and directing.

Social Media

Gus Trikonis isn’t on any of the social media sites. Perhaps he prefers to live an everyday life away from the social scene.

Relationship Status

The actrеss Gоldie Hаwn married Gus Trikonis in his first marriage. They, hаvе thе еxасt birthdау. It was around 1966 when the pair first met when thеу bоth wоrkеd аt Anаhеim as сhоrus dаnсеr. In 1969, the couple got married after over two years of dating. 


Gus Trikonis and Goldie Hawn
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After bаrеlу еvеn уеаr of marriage, they divorced in 1976; rumor has it that Gоldiе desired to have a child. Han’s hunch suggested that the relationship would end since Gоldiе was not an easygoing woman, and the two of them always fought. The divоrсе dеvаstаtеd Gus bесаusе hе аdоrеd аnd lоvеd hеr.

Then, in 1978, Gus married another woman named Barbаrа Andrеws, a costume designer. The couple also had a daughter nаmеd Niсhоlаa Trikonis. Unfortunately, Barbаrа died on 2nd April 2012. Goldie also moved on from the relationship and has been linked with numerous lovers in the past years. 

Net Worth

Gus Trikonis earns from his career as an actor and a director. Thus the net worth of Gus Trikonis is estimated to be $5 million, according to the different sources available on the net.

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