Filled in for National Public Radio's talk-show host Leondard Lopate. His guests included Tony Award winners Jack O'Brien
and Richard Easton
, fellow actors Zoe Kazan
and Eddie Izzard
, dancers 'Jacques D'Amboise' and Alex Shimzu, and (childhood friend and co-worker in Walken's father's bakery) chef Lidia Bastianich
and her ...
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Chris Walken | Ronnie Walken | Christopher Wlaken
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Did You Know?
There's something dangerous about what's funny. Jarring and disconcerting. There is a connection between funny and scary.
At the time of filming The Rundown
(2003), he had never seen the film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
(1971), and was therefore reluctant to use the phrase "Oompah Loompah" in his final scene. When learning of this, director Peter Berg
gave him a copy of the film, and he finally decided to use the phrase.
These days his hair is always greased back or standing up