Professional and dancer who have played Jets gang head Riff in the iconic 1961 film Western world Side Tale, and was nominated for an Oscar for his function in 1957’s Peyton Place. He started his profession playing minor jobs in films such as for example Samson and Delilah, the initial Father from the Bride-to-be, and Weapon Crazy, and he choreographed Elvis Presley’s Jailhouse Rock and roll. He starred as Dr. Lawrence Jacoby in the cult preferred Twin Peaks from 1991 to 1992, and in 1997 he reprised the function in the cleaning soap opera General Medical center. His parents, Sally Triplett and Eddie Tamblyn, had been also stars, and his girl is celebrity Amber Tamblyn. Jerome Robbins aimed him in Western world Side Story.