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Christopher Walken is a Actor American born on 31 march 1943 at New York City (USA)

Christopher Walken

Christopher Walken
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Birth name Ronald Walken
Nationality USA
Birth 31 march 1943 (75 years) at New York City (USA)
Awards Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

Ronald Walken, known professionally as Christopher Walken (born March 31, 1943), is an American actor. He has appeared in more than 100 films and television shows, including The Deer Hunter, Annie Hall, The Prophecy trilogy, The Dogs of War, Brainstorm, The Dead Zone, A View to a Kill, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Catch Me If You Can, Hairspray and Seven Psychopaths, as well as music videos by many popular recording artists. Walken has received a number of awards and nominations during his career, including winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1978 for his portrayal of Nikanor "Nick" Chebotarevich in The Deer Hunter.

Walken's films have grossed more than $1 billion in the United States. He has also played the lead in the Shakespeare plays Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Coriolanus. He is a popular guest-host of Saturday Night Live, having hosted seven times as of April 2008. His most notable roles on the show include record producer Bruce Dickinson in the "More Cowbell" sketch, as the double-entendre-named disgraced Confederate officer, Colonel Angus, 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 his idol Elvis Presley titled Him, in 1995.

Biography

Walken married Georgianne Walken (née Thon) in 1969: she is a casting director, most notably for The Sopranos. They live in Wilton, Connecticut, and have no children. Walken has stated in interviews that not having children is one of the reasons he has had such a prolific film career. Walken has a cat named Bowtie; his previous cat was named Flapjack. Walken and his wife also have a vacation home on Block Island, Rhode Island. Walken endorsed President Barack Obama for re-election in 2012.

Best films

The Jungle Book (2016)
(Actor)
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
(Actor)
Wedding Crashers (2005)
(Actor)
Batman Returns (1992)
(Actor)
Click (2006)
(Actor)
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
(Actor)

Usually with

John Turturro
John Turturro
(5 films)
Tony Scott
Tony Scott
(3 films)
Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(6 films)
Paul Mazursky
Paul Mazursky
(3 films)
Jeff Goldblum
Jeff Goldblum
(6 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Christopher Walken (119 films)

Display filmography as list

Actor

The War with Grandpa
Directed by Tim Hill
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, Uma Thurman, Oakes Fegley, Jane Seymour, Rob Riggle
Roles Jerry

Peter est excité quand son grand-père emménage dans sa maison mais il est moins ravi quand il doit libérer sa chambre pour ce dernier pour qu'il y loge. Avec l'aide de ses amis, Peter décide de déclarer la guerre pour virer son grand-père, beaucoup plus malin qu'il en a l'air...
Irreplaceable You, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michiel Huisman, Christopher Walken, Steve Coogan, Timothy Simons, Claire Holt
Roles Myron
Rating64% 3.2239153.2239153.2239153.2239153.223915
Abbie et Sam étaient, depuis l'enfance les meilleurs amis, jusqu'au jour où, amoureux l'un de l'autre, ils décident de se marier. Mais un jour, alors qu'ils pensaient à un événement heureux, ils apprennent en réalité qu'Abbie a un cancer en phase terminale. Face à cette douloureuse nouvelle, Abbie décide de partir en quête d'un nouvel amour pour Sam afin qu'il reste heureux. Lors de ses démarches, elle fait aussi la rencontre de trois patients, qui ont décidé de se concentrer sur la vie, alors qu'ils sont en train de mourir…
Bastards
Bastards (2017)

Directed by Lawrence Sher
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Owen Wilson, Ed Helms, J. K. Simmons, Katt Williams, Ving Rhames, Glenn Close
Roles Dr. Tinkler
Rating54% 2.7042252.7042252.7042252.7042252.704225
Deux frères découvrent que leur mère a menti sur leur père : il est bien vivant. Ils partent alors à sa recherche...
Father Figures, 1h53
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Owen Wilson, Ed Helms, J. K. Simmons, Katt Williams, Ving Rhames, Glenn Close
Roles Dr. Tinkler
Rating54% 2.7041652.7041652.7041652.7041652.704165
Kyle et Peter Reynolds sont deux frères inséparables élevés par leur mère excentrique depuis la mort de leur père. Un jour, elle leur apprend qu'elle leur a menti et que leur père est toujours vivant. Trahi par le mensonge de leur mère, Peter et Kyle décident de le rechercher. Leur quête leur permettra non seulement de rencontrer peut-être leur vrai père, parmi plusieurs prétendants, mais aussi de mieux connaître leur propre mère.
The Family Fang, 1h45
Directed by Jason Bateman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Christopher Walken, Jason Bateman, Nicole Kidman, Mackenzie Smith, Alexandra Wentworth, Marin Ireland
Roles Caleb Fang
Rating60% 3.046943.046943.046943.046943.04694
Two siblings, Buster and Annie Fang (Jason Bateman and Nicole Kidman), return to their family home in search of their world famous parents (Christopher Walken and Maryann Plunkett) who have disappeared.
Nine Lives
Nine Lives (2016)
, 1h27
Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld
Origin France
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Films about animals, Films about cats, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Kevin Spacey, Robbie Amell, Jennifer Garner, Christopher Walken, Mark Consuelos, Teddy Sears
Roles Felix Perkins
Rating53% 2.6544352.6544352.6544352.6544352.654435
Tom Brand est homme d’affaires, très pressé et ne pensant qu'à sa carrière. Il s'est même éloigné de sa femme Lara et de sa fille Rebecca. Pour l'anniversaire de sa fille, il décide de lui faire cadeau d'un chat, acquis auprès d'un étrange personnage. Après un violent accident, il tombe dans le coma et son esprit est à présent dans la tête de l'animal. Alors qu'il est confronté à ses erreurs passées et à une vie de quadrupède, il va essayer de se racheter auprès des personnes de son entourage.
When I Live My Life Over Again, 1h38
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical
Actors Christopher Walken, Amber Heard, Kelli Garner, Hamish Linklater, Ann Magnuson, Oliver Platt
Roles Paul Lombard
Rating53% 2.653782.653782.653782.653782.65378
One More Time nous raconte l'histoire de JULES (Amber Heard), une chanteuse de rock extrêmement talentueuse mais qui gâche son talent à enregistrer des jingles commerciaux pour payer ses factures. Lorsqu'elle est renvoyée de son job, elle est obligée de retourner vivre chez son père (Christopher Walken), un ancien crooner à la retraite. La cohabitation de ces deux talents musicaux ne va pas se faire sans difficultés.
Eddie the Eagle, 1h45
Directed by Dexter Fletcher
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Adventure, Historical
Themes Sports films, Films about the Olympic Games, Sports d'hiver, Ski
Actors Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Christopher Walken, Mark Benton, Keith Allen, Iris Berben
Roles Warren Sharp
Rating73% 3.6976553.6976553.6976553.6976553.697655
Michael « Eddie » Edwards n’a jamais été sportif. Il rêve cependant depuis l'enfance de participer aux Jeux olympiques. Au fil du temps, son envie et sa volonté demeurent intactes, malgré son niveau sportif, le manque de soutien et les diverses moqueries qui n’ont jamais entamé sa volonté. À la surprise de beaucoup, Eddie parvient à participer à l'épreuve de saut à ski aux Jeux olympiques d'hiver de 1988 à Calgary. Avec l’aide de Bronson Peary, un entraîneur aussi atypique que lui, Eddie va marquer les esprits à sa façon.
One More Time, 1h38
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical
Actors Christopher Walken, Amber Heard, Kelli Garner, Hamish Linklater, Ann Magnuson, Oliver Platt
Roles Paul Lombard
Rating53% 2.653782.653782.653782.653782.65378
Un ex-crooner chercher à faire son come-back dans l'univers musical tout en aidant sa fille chanteuse à trouver sa propre voie.
The Jungle Book, 1h46
Directed by Jon Favreau
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Le thème de l'enfant sauvage, Wolves in film, Mise en scène d'un ours, Films about apes, Mise en scène d'un tigre, L'enfance marginalisée, Buddy films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Neel Sethi, Scarlett Johansson, Christopher Walken, Bill Murray
Roles King Louie (voice)
Rating73% 3.6939253.6939253.6939253.6939253.693925
When the fearsome tiger Shere Khan (Idris Elba) threatens his life, Mowgli (Neel Sethi), a boy raised by wolves, leaves his jungle home and, guided by Bagheera the panther (Ben Kingsley) and the free-spirited bear Baloo (Bill Murray), sets out on a journey of self-discovery.
Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser, 1h46
Directed by Fred Wolf
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Time travel films
Actors Brittany Daniel, David Spade, Dennis Miller, Adam Beach, Christopher Walken, Patrick Warburton
Roles Clem
Rating42% 2.1040752.1040752.1040752.1040752.104075
Joe Dirt embarks on an epic journey through the recent past, the heartland of America – and his own mind – to get back to his loved ones.
Jersey Boys, 2h14
Directed by Clint Eastwood
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Théâtre, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals
Actors Christopher Walken, Vincent Piazza, John Lloyd Young, Kathrine Narducci, Steve Schirripa, Erich Bergen
Roles Angelo “Gyp” DeCarlo
Rating68% 3.4003853.4003853.4003853.4003853.400385
In 1951, in Belleville, New Jersey, Tommy DeVito, narrating the story, introduces the audience to himself, Tommy's brother Nicky, and their friend Nick Massi, who perform together as The Variety Trio, and to a barber's son, 16-year-old Frankie Castelluccio, already well known in the neighborhood for his singing voice. Frankie has the admiration of Genovese Family mobster Angelo "Gyp" DeCarlo, who takes a personal interest in him.
Turks & Caicos, 1h35
Directed by David Hare
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Spy
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Bill Nighy, Helena Bonham Carter, Rupert Graves, Ralph Fiennes, Ewen Bremner, James McArdle
Roles Curtis Pelissier
Rating65% 3.2977353.2977353.2977353.2977353.297735
Following the events of Page Eight, ex-MI5 officer Johnny Worricker (Bill Nighy) is in hiding on the Turks and Caicos Islands. A mysterious encounter with Curtis Pelissier (Christopher Walken) leads Johnny to a dinner with several shady American businessmen who comprise of a company called Gladstone. The following morning, one of the businessmen is found dead on the beach in suspicious circumstances; Melanie Fall (Winona Ryder), a Gladstone liaison, seems to know more than she lets on. When Pelissier reveals himself to be a CIA agent who knows Johnny's true identity, Johnny desperately cuts a deal with the American: he will help with the investigation of Gladstone in exchange for silence about his location.
Stand Up Guys, 1h35
Directed by Fisher Stevens
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action, Crime
Actors Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin, Julianna Margulies, Katheryn Winnick, Mark Margolis
Roles Doc
Rating64% 3.247873.247873.247873.247873.24787
Released from prison after serving 28 years, Val reunites with his old friend and partner Doc. Doc has been ordered by mob boss Claphands to kill Val as soon as he gets out. One of the first things Val wants is to visit a local brothel, which is run by Wendy. After Val is unable to perform, he and Doc break into a drugstore where Val consumes a larger dose of Viagra than what is prescribed. After a return to the brothel, Val tells Doc that he's ready to party. They go to a club, where Val shares an intimate dance with a younger woman.
Gods Behaving Badly, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films based on mythology, Films based on Greco-Roman mythology
Actors Christopher Walken, Alicia Silverstone, Sharon Stone, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Edie Falco, Oliver Platt
Roles Zeus
Rating62% 3.1478553.1478553.1478553.1478553.147855
Un jeune couple fait la rencontre de douze dieux grecs aux pouvoirs déclinants qui vivent confortablement dans un appartement de New York. Cette rencontre pourrait changer l'avenir du couple mais aussi celui de la Terre entière.