Christopher Walken Biography

Christopher Walken is an American actor, screenwriter, and director. He was in more than 100 films and television shows, including The Deer Hunter, Annie Hall, The Prophecy trilogy, The Dogs of War, Brainstorm, The Dead Zone, A View to a Kill, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Catch Me If You Can, Hairspray the musical, and Seven Psychopaths, as well as music videos by many popular recording artists. Walken has received a number of awards and nominations during his career, including winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1978 for his portrayal of Nikonar "Nick" Chevotarevich in The Deer Hunter.

Walken's films have grossed more than $1 billion in the United States. He has also played the lead in the Shakespeare plays Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Coriolanus. He is a popular guest-host of Saturday Night Live, having hosted seven 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. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Christopher Walken
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Screenwriter, Film director, Voice Actor
Ethnicity:
Scottish American, German American
Religion:
Methodism
Date of Birth:
March 31, 1943 (75)
Astrological Sign:
Aries
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