Mar. 31st, 1943
Queens, New York, USA
Guest TV Roles
Christopher Walken (Voiced)
Maximillion 'Max' Zorin
Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films. He won an Oscar as best supporting actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter (1978). Seen in mostly supporting roles throughout the 80s and early 90s, often portraying psychologically unstable characters.
- He appeared on _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv) doing a Christmas medley called "Walken In A Winter Wonderland" which he dedicated to his mother who hated that he played so many villains.
- Member of _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv)'s prestigious "Five Timers Club".
- Attended the Professional Children's School.
- When hosting _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv), he likes to sing during his monologues (which has become a crowd pleasing favorite). So naturally, when co-hosting SNL specials, his introduction song "I'm Walkin, Im 'Talkin" (for the rhyme of his last name) is played.
- Said in an interview (July 2005) with the German magazine "Der Spiegel" that his father was a German baker from Essen, Germany.
- Was considered for the role of Number Two in _Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)_ (qv).
- Was assaulted in a street in New York in 1980 when he asked two men to turn down their music. His nose was broken in the incident.
- At the time of filming _The Rundown (2003)_ (qv), he had never seen the film _Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)_ (qv), and was therefore reluctant to use the phrase "Oompah Loompah" in his final scene. When learning of this, director 'Peter Berg (I)' (qv) gave him a copy of the film, and he finally decided to use the phrase.