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Christopher Walken


Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films, with sandy colored hair, pale complexion and a somewhat nervous disposition. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter (1978), and has been seen in mostly supporting roles, often portraying psychologically unstable characters, though ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 21 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Catch Me If You Can
Catch Me If You Can Frank Abagnale
(2002)
Wedding Crashers
Wedding Crashers Secretary Cleary
(2005)
The Deer Hunter
(1978)
Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction Captain Koons
(1994)

Filmography

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 2016/I Nine Lives
Felix Perkins
 2016 The Jungle Book
King Louie (voice)
 2016 Eddie the Eagle
Warren Sharp
 2014 Peter Pan Live! (TV Movie)
Captain Hook
 2014 Masterpiece Contemporary (TV Series)
Curtis Pelessier
- Worricker: Turks & Caicos (2014) ... Curtis Pelessier
 2014 Turks & Caicos (TV Movie)
Curtis Pelissier
 2011 Dark Horse
Jackie
 2009 30 Rock (TV Series)
Christopher Walken
- Audition Day (2009) ... Christopher Walken (voice)
 2008 The Legend of Harrow Woods (Video)
Raven (voice)
 2006 Fade to Black
Brewster
 2006 Click
Morty
 2004 Envy
J-Man
 2003 True Crime: Streets of LA (Video Game)
George (voice)
 2002 Caesar (TV Movie)
Marcus Portius Cato
 2002/II Engine Trouble (Short)
Rusty
 2001 Fatboy Slim: Weapon of Choice (Video short)
Businessman (uncredited)
 2001 Joe Dirt
Clem
 1999 Kiss Toledo Goodbye
Max
 1999 Vendetta (TV Movie)
James Houston
 1998 Antz
Colonel Cutter (voice)
 1998 Illuminata
Bevalaqua
 1998 The Prophecy II (Video)
Gabriel
 1997 Touch
Bill Hill
 1996 Ripper (Video Game)
Det. Vince Magnotta
 1996 The Funeral
Ray
 1996 Celluloide
 1994 A Business Affair
Vanni Corso
 1993 Scam (TV Movie)
Jack Shanks
 1993 Madonna: Bad Girl (Video short)
Angel (uncredited)
 1993 Skylark (TV Movie)
Jacob Witting
 1992 Le Grand Pardon II
Pasco Meisner
 1992 Mistress
Warren Zell
 1991 All-American Murder (Video)
P.J. Decker
 1991 McBain
Robert McBain
 1990 The Comfort of Strangers
Robert
 1988 Homeboy
Wesley Pendergass
 1987 Deadline
Don Stevens
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Harry Nash
- Who Am I This Time? (1982) ... Harry Nash
 1980 Heaven's Gate
Nathan D. Champion (as Chris Walken)
 1979 Last Embrace
Eckart
 1978 Shoot the Sun Down
Mr. Rainbow
 1977 Annie Hall
Duane Hall (as Christopher Wlaken)
 1977 Kojak (TV Series)
Ben Wiley
- Kiss It All Goodbye (1977) ... Ben Wiley
 1976 Next Stop, Greenwich Village
Robert Fulmer (as Chris Walken)
 1975 Valley Forge (TV Movie)
The Hessian
 1972 The Mind Snatchers
Privatz James H. Reese
 1971 The Anderson Tapes
The Kid
 1970 Cleopatra
Boy
 1970 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Walt Kramer
 1970 New York Television Theatre (TV Series)
- The Sandbox (1970)
 1969 The Three Musketeers (TV Movie)
Felton
 1966 Barefoot in Athens (TV Movie)
Lamprocles
 1963 Naked City (TV Series)
Brain Trust / Chris Johannis
- No Naked Ladies in Front of Giovanni's House! (1963) ... Brain Trust (uncredited)
- Robin Hood and Clarence Darrow, They Went Out with Bow and Arrow (1963) ... Chris Johannis (as Ronnie Walken)
 1956 The Boy Who Saw Through (Short)
Ernest (as Ronnie Walken)
 1954 The Motorola Television Hour (TV Series)
- The Muldoon Matter (1954) ... (as Ronnie Walken)
 1953 The Wonderful John Acton (TV Series)
Kevin Acton (as Ronnie Walken)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Mickey") in "Hurlyburly" on Broadway. Written by David Rabe. Scenic Design by Tony Walton. Costume Design by Ann Roth. Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton. Sound Design by Otts Munderloh. Make-Up Consultant / Hair Consultant: J. Roy Helland. Directed by Mike Nichols. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 7 Aug 1984-2 Jun 1985 (... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 15 Interviews | 12 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chris Walken | Ronnie Walken | Christopher Wlaken

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

Professional dancers don't go dancing. See more »

Trivia:

Quit smoking cigarettes in his late thirties. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays very calm, restrained individuals with immense capacities for violence See more »

Nickname:

Chris See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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