Christopher Walken Overview

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Born: March 31, 1943

This native of Queens, New York, has eyes that sink into his head to the point where they seem to be touching his brain. It gives him a rather sinister look that has seen him usually playing unsavory characters in most of his film roles. A stage actor by training, he earned a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in The Deer Hunter (1978). Long before the Academy recognized his talent, Walken was an in-demand actor, first taking to the stage when he was 10, appearing in his first musical... See All

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