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Christopher Walken

Christopher Walken
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Christopher Walken
Birth Date: 
March 31, 1943
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Astoria, Queens, New York
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Married to Georgianne Walken

Christopher Walken is an American stage and screen actor. He has appeared in more than 100 movies and television shows, including "The Deer Hunter", "Annie Hall", "The Prophecy" trilogy, "The Dogs of War", "Sleepy Hollow", "Brainstorm", "The Dead Zone", "A View to a Kill", "At Close Range", "King of New York", "True Romance", "Catch Me If You Can", "Pulp Fiction", "Wedding Crashers", "The Rundown", "Click", and "Hairspray", as well as music videos by recording artists such as Madonna, Journey, PIL, Run DMC, The Left Rights and Fatboy Slim.

Walken's films have grossed more than $1.8 billion in the United States. He has also played the main role in the Shakespeare plays Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Coriolanus. He is also a popular guest-host of "Saturday Night Live", having hosted 7 times as of April 2008. His most notable roles on the show include record producer Bruce Dickinson (no relation to the singer with the same name) in the "More Cowbell" sketch and his multiple appearances as The Continental.

Walken debuted as a film director and script writer with the short film "Popcorn Shrimp" in 2001. He also wrote and acted the main role in a play about Elvis Presley titled "Him", in 1995.

Building the hype ahead of the December 4th broadcast, “Peter Pan Live!” just released an exciting promotional clip.

The new video features behind-the-scenes footage from the NBC production as well as an inside look at the much anticipated project.

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It’s going to be one of the biggest children’s movies of its time, and “The Jungle Book” just got another boost of star power.

The Walt Disney Pictures project has cast Christopher Walken as King Louie and Giancarlo Esposito as the voice of Akela.

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He’s a living legend with oodles of talent and Christopher Walken is about to trade his hand for a hook in the forthcoming NBC live action remake of “Peter Pan.”

The “Catch Me If You Can” star will play Captain Hook as he reunites with producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, with whom he worked in “Hairspray.”

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In the upcoming crime comedy, "Seven Pychopaths," Colin Farrell teams up with Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, and Christopher Walken to deliver some serious belly laughs.

The movie tells the story of what happens when a gangster's pampered pet Shih Tzu is mistakenly kidnapped.

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Hitting up the debut of their newest flick, the stars of “Seven Psychopaths” gathered together for the Los Angeles premiere on Monday night (October 1).

Making for one dashing red carpet appearance, castmates including Colin Farrell, Christopher Walken and Sam Rockwell looked handsome while Abbie Cornish added her beauty to the male-dominated Tinseltown screening.

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