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Christopher Walken
Christopher Walken (born Ronald Walken, usually called "Chris") is an American stage and screen actor.

He has appeared in more than 100 movies and television shows. Walken was born Ronald Walken (named after actor Ronald Colman) into a Methodist family in Astoria, Queens, New York. His mother, Rosalie, was a Scottish immigrant from Glasgow, and his father, Paul Walken, emigrated from Germany in 1928 with his brothers, Wilhelm and Alois. His father was a baker and his mother worked as a window dresser. Influenced by their mother's own dreams of stardom, he and his brothers Kenneth and Glenn were child actors on television in the 1950s. Walken studied at Hofstra University on Long Island, but did not graduate. Walken initially trained as a dancer in music theatre at the Washington Dance Studio before moving on to dramatic roles in theatre and then film. Walken is imitated for his deadpan affect, sudden off-beat pauses, and strange speech rhythm, in a manner similar to William Shatner. He is revered for his quality of danger and menace, but his unpredictable deliveries and expressions make him invaluable in comedy as well. Walken is noted for refusing movie roles only rarely, having stated in interviews that he will decline a role only if he is simply too busy on other projects to take it. He regards each role as a learning experience. Walken has been married to Georgianne Walken (born Thon) since 1969; she is a casting director, most notably for The Sopranos. They live in 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 career). In regard to his villainous roles preceding him when meeting new people, Walken says, "When they see me in a movie, they expect me to be something nasty ... That's why it's good to defy expectations sometimes."
1983 - The Dead Zone
1992 - Batman Returns
1998 - Antz
2002 - Catch Me If You Can
2003 - Gigli
2003 - The Rundown
2004 - Man On Fire
2004 - Around The Bend
2005 - Wedding Crashers
2005 - Domino
2005 - Undertaking Betty
2006 - Click
2006 - Man Of The Year
2007 - Hairspray
2007 - Romance & Cigarettes
2007 - Balls Of Fury
2009 - The Maiden Heist
2012 - Seven Psychopaths
2012 - A Late Quartet
2013 - Stand Up Guys
2013 - The Power of Few
2014 - Jersey Boys
2015 - Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser
2016 - Eddie the Eagle
2016 - The Jungle Book
2016 - The Family Fang
2016 - Nine Lives
2017 - Father Figures
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