Appeared (as "Romeo") in William Shakespeare
's "Romeo and Juliet". Stratford Theatre, Stratford, Ontario, Canada.
1 Print Biography |
1 Portrayal |
15 Interviews |
11 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
4 Magazine Cover Photos |
Chris Walken | Ronnie Walken | Christopher Wlaken
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
There were years when I didn't do anything but collect unemployment. I worked a lot, but I worked for nothing. I worked for 15 years as a kind of janitor at the Actors Studio. I would do manual things. I did lots of plays, theater workshops, for nothing.
When he did the Russian roulette scene in The Deer Hunter
(1978), he was remembering being sent to summer camp by his parents, which he hated. He felt betrayed, ostracized, alone - which he felt the character was experiencing at that point in the film.
Haunting, dark humour filled monologues