Stephen C. Meyer is the current director of the Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture in Seattle. A former geophysicist and college professor, he is an advocate of intelligent design, a pseudoscientific creationist argument for the existence of God. Meyer has authored the New York Times bestseller Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design, as well as Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design, which was named a Book of the Year by the Times Literary Supplement (of London) in 2009.
George Chakiris was cast in the London production of the musical romantic drama West Side Story in 1958, portraying Riff, leader of the Jets. However, he is best known for his appearance in the 1961 film version of the same play as Bernardo, the leader of the Sharks gang, for which he won both the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor.