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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 & 33 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)

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 2017 The War with Grandpa (filming)
Jerry
 2016/I Nine Lives
Felix Perkins
 2016 The Jungle Book
King Louie (voice)
 2016 Eddie the Eagle
Warren Sharp
 2011 Dark Horse
Jackie
 2006 Fade to Black
Brewster
 2006 Click
Morty
 2004 Envy
J-Man
 2001 Joe Dirt
Clem
 1999 Kiss Toledo Goodbye
Max
 1998 Antz
Colonel Cutter (voice)
 1998 Illuminata
Bevalaqua
 1997 Touch
Bill Hill
 1996 The Funeral
Ray
 1996 Celluloide
 1994 A Business Affair
Vanni Corso
 1992 Le Grand Pardon II
Pasco Meisner
 1992 Mistress
Warren Zell
 1991 McBain
Robert McBain
 1990 The Comfort of Strangers
Robert
 1988 Homeboy
Wesley Pendergass
 1987 Deadline
Don Stevens
 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)
 1976 Next Stop, Greenwich Village
Robert Fulmer (as Chris Walken)
 1970 Cleopatra
Boy
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Co-choreographed / appeared in Fatboy Slim's video "Weapon of Choice" 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:

Along with Alec Baldwin, he has a standing invitation to host Saturday Night Live (1975) every year (if scheduling permits). See more »

Trademark:

Often plays criminals and crime bosses See more »

Nickname:

Ronnie See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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