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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 23 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Nine Lives (filming)
Felix Grant
 2014 Peter Pan Live! (TV Special)
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
 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
 2006 Click
 2004 Envy
 2003 True Crime: Streets of LA (Video Game)
George (voice)
 2002 Caesar (TV Movie)
Marcus Portius Cato
 2002/II Engine Trouble (Short)
 2001 Fatboy Slim: Weapon of Choice (Short)
Businessman (uncredited)
 2001 Joe Dirt
 1999 Kiss Toledo Goodbye
 1999 Vendetta (TV Movie)
James Houston
 1998 Antz
Colonel Cutter (voice)
 1998 Illuminata
 1998 The Prophecy II (Video)
 1997 Touch
Bill Hill
 1996 Ripper (Video Game)
Det. Vince Magnotta
 1996 The Funeral
 1996 Celluloid
 1994 A Business Affair
Vanni Corso
 1993 Scam (TV Movie)
Jack Shanks
 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
 1988 Homeboy
Wesley Pendergass
 1987 Witness in the War Zone
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
 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 Happiness Cage
Privatz James H. Reese
 1971 The Anderson Tapes
The Kid
 1970 Cleopatra
 1970 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Walt Kramer
 1970 New York Television Theatre (TV Series)
- The Sandbox (1970)
 1969 The Three Musketeers (TV Movie)
 1966 Barefoot in Athens (TV Movie)
 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 "One of the Killers") in "Baker Street" on Broadway. Musical. Book by Jerome Coopersmith [earliest Broadway credit]. Music / lyrics by Marian Grudeff and Ray Jessel. Adapted from the stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Musical Director: Harold Hastings. Music orchestrated by Don Walker. Dance arrangements by John ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 15 Interviews | 11 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chris Walken | Ronnie Walken | Christopher Wlaken


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I remember once, years ago, I was walking out a door - I'd been having a conversation and I was walking out the door, and this guy said to me, "Chris," and I stopped and I turned, and he said, "Be careful." And I never forgot that. And it comes back to me often: Be careful. That was good advice. See more »


Was the first to play King Philip of France on stage for "The Lion in Winter" in 1966, at the Ambassador Theatre, New York City. See more »


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