Christopher Walken

Christopher Walken

Age
72
Birthday
Mar. 31st, 1943
Born in
Queens, New York, USA
Height
6'

Christopher Walken's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Turks and Caicos (UK) TV Show
Turks and Caicos (UK)
 

Main Movie Roles

2016 - Eddie The Eagle
2014 - Jersey Boys
2013 - The Power of Few
2013 - Stand Up Guys
2013 - Gods Behaving Badly
2012 - A Late Quartet
2012 - Seven Psychopaths
2012 - Dark Horse
2011 - Kill the Irishman
2009 - The Maiden Heist
2007 - Balls of Fury
2007 - Hairspray
2006 - Man of the Year
2005 - Wedding Crashers
2005 - Romance & Cigarettes
2005 - Domino
2004 - Envy
2004 - Man on Fire
2004 - The Stepford Wives
2003 - Gigli
2003 - Kangaroo Jack
2003 - The Rundown
2002 - Catch Me If You Can
2002 - The Country Bears
2002 - Poolhall Junkies
2001 - The Affair of the Necklace
2001 - America's Sweethearts
2001 - Joe Dirt
2001 - Scotland, Pa.
2000 - The Opportunists
1999 - Plast from the Past
1999 - Sleepy Hollow
1998 - New Rose Hotel
1998 - Antz
1997 - Suicide Kings
1997 - Mousehunt
1997 - Excess Baggage
1997 - Suicide Kings
1997 - Mousehunt
1996 - Basquiat
1996 - The Funeral
1996 - Last Man Standing
1995 - Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
1995 - Nick of Time
1995 - Search and Destroy
1995 - The Prophecy
1995 - The Addiction
1995 - A Business Affair
1994 - Pulp Fiction
1993 - True Romance
1993 - Wayne's World 2
1992 - Mistress
1992 - Batman Returns
1991 - McBain
1990 - King of New York
1990 - The Comfort of Strangers
1989 - Communion
1988 - The Milagro Beanfield War
1988 - Homeboy
1988 - Biloxi Blues
1986 - At Close Range
1985 - A View to a Kill
1983 - The Dead Zone
1983 - Brainstorm
1980 - Heaven's Gate
1979 - Last Embrace
1978 - The Deer Hunter
1977 - The Sentinel
1977 - Annie Hall
1976 - Next Stop, Greenwich Village
1971 - The Anderson Tapes

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself - Host
7
Brain Trust
2
Himself - Guest
2
Walt Kramer
1
Ben Wiley
1
Christopher Walken (Voiced)
1
Maximillion 'Max' Zorin
1
Himself - Guest
1
Himself
1
Himself
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

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.


TRIVIA:
  • Doesn't own a computer or a cell phone.
  • Was considered for the role of Capt. Jack Sparrow in _Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)_ (qv).
  • Was robbed at the airport in Venice and his _The Prophecy II (1998) (V)_ (qv) script, glasses, keys, drivers licence, and $100 were stolen. All items were later found, except for the money.
  • Walken initially intended to study dancing instead of acting, but dropped out of Hofstra University after one year when he landed an off-Broadway musical "Best Foot Forward" in 1963.
  • Was considered for the part of Andy in _Dead of Night (1974)_ (qv).
  • In order to achieve the gaunt, withdrawn and hollow look of his character in _The Deer Hunter (1978)_ (qv), it's reported that he ate a diet consisting of only rice and bananas in preparation for this film.
  • Was considered for the role of Number Two in _Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)_ (qv).
  • Said in an interview (July 2005) with the German magazine "Der Spiegel" that his father was a German baker from Essen, Germany.


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