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Christopher Walken

Christopher Walken
Walken in 2008
Personal information
Birth nameRonald Walken
Birth dateMarch 31, 1943(age 72)
Place of birthQueens, New York City
Other namesRonnie Walken, Chris Walken
Alma materHofstra University
Years active1953 present
Spouse-Georgianne Walken-1969--

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Christopher Walken (-enˈwɔːkənpron; born March 31, 1943) is an American stage and screen actor. He has appeared in more than 100 movies and television shows, including Joe Dirt, Annie Hall, The Deer Hunter, The Prophecy trilogy, The Dogs of War, Sleepy Hollow, Brainstorm, The Dead Zone, A View to a Kill, At Close Range, King of New York, True Romance, Catch Me If You Can, Pulp Fiction, Wedding Crashers, The Rundown, Click, and Hairspray as well as music videos by recording artists such as Madonna, Journey, Run DMC and Fatboy Slim.

Walken's films have grossed more than $1.8 billion in the United States. He has also played the main role in the Shakespeare plays Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Coriolanus. He is also a popular guest-host of Saturday Night Live, having hosted 7 times as of April 2008. His most notable roles on the show include record producer Bruce Dickinson in the "More Cowbell" sketch and his multiple appearances as The Continental.

Walken debuted as a film director and script writer with the short film Popcorn Shrimp in 2001. He also wrote and acted the main role in a play about Elvis Presley titled Him in 1995.

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Movie Review: How I Missed the Boat on DRIVE ANGRY - CultureMob (blog) Tweet this news
CultureMob (blog)---...- performances butting up against William Fichtner's dead-on -Christopher Walken- impersonation, but everyone commits so fully to their particular tone that you end up with five or six completely different one-man shows existin - Date : Fri, 03 Jun 2011 13:38:28 GMT+00:00
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Hartford Courant--It's a festival that has, over the years, paid tribute to actors such as -Christopher Walken- and James Caan and directors such as Oliver Stone and John Waters, where they were feted at gala events. Over 20000 people attend festival - Date : Thu, 14 Apr 2011 05:47:25 GMT+00:00
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Strategy Page--Perhaps "Dogs of War" might be an example, where -Christopher Walken- invalidates his contract to become "good" in the end. It is one of the stupid prejudices which goes around, and nothing can be done ab - Date : Tue, 12 Apr 2011 17:05:21 GMT+00:00
Stalkin' Walken Strikes Again! - Tweet this news guy just doesn't know when to quit his day job to become -Christopher Walken's- stunt double ! The MAJOR creeper was banned from his Rider University stomping stalking grounds, so apparently he just drove on over to ANOTHER - Date : Fri, 08 Apr 2011 00:54:22 GMT+00:00
College Stalker Bears Striking Resemblance to Christopher Walken - ABC News Tweet this news
ABC News--Tony Kadyhrob, 68, who bears a striking resemblance to actor -Christopher Walken- (right), has been barred from New Jersey colleges and schools for allegedly harassing female students. (TCNJ Campus Police/Getty Images)--- - Date : Wed, 06 Apr 2011 19:51:13 GMT+00:00
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Prince announces another epic residency on 'Lopez Tonight' - Entertainment Weekly Tweet this news
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Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Ian McKellen (2001) * Christopher Walken (2002) * Tim Robbins (2003) * Morgan Freeman (2004) * Paul Giamatti (2005) * Eddie Murphy (2006) * Javier Bardem (2007) * Heath Ledger (2008) * Christoph Waltz (2009)

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