Monday 10 July 2017

Christopher Walken

Christopher Walken is a veteran American actor and dancer who is known for his incredible performances in more than hundred movies of his career. Some of his prominently known movies are Annie Hall, The Deer Hunter, The Dogs of War, The Dead Zone, A View To Kill, Batman Returns, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Sleepy Hollow, Catch Me if you Can, Seven Psychopaths, The Jungle Book and several more. Interestingly, he has played the lead in many Shakespeare plays such as Hamlet, Macbeth, Coriolanus and Romeo & Juliet. Walken has been received several accolades for his contribution to the entertainment industry like the Academy Awards, BAFTA and Screen Actors Guild Awards. Christopher is also famous for his appearances in the celebrated comedy Television show Saturday Night Live, which he has hosted more than seven times. One of the most respected actors of his generation, Walken is known both for his versatility and eccentricity. 

Christopher Walken Religion

Walken is the son of a German father and Scottish mother who immigrated to the United States. He is a Christian and was once quoted saying, "God is very mysterious to me, but I know the power of belief. It's my source of strength." Also that he prays for harmony and humility.

Christopher Walken Political Views

There is a sensational incident related to Walken when it comes to his political engagements. He was subject to a hoax controversy in 2006 that he is running for President of the United States, through a fake website started by mostly his fans. These rumours were soon denied by his publicist. However, he later endorsed Barack Obama for re-election in 2012 which shows that he is predominantly as liberal Democrat.

Who is he/she dating?

Walken is married to Georgianne Walken who is a casting director, and most popular for The Sopranos.

Christopher Walken Hobbies

His hobbies are mostly dancing and acting in comedy series as seen in the Saturday Night Live. Other than this, his preferences for theater and television serials explains his love for small screens. He is an excellent chef, and admits that he cannot swim very well. He personally loves horror movies with zombies. 

Interesting Facts

Walken was named by Empire Magazine as 'Top 100 Movie Actors Of All Time".

He was once dubbed as a "cultural phenomenon".

His Oscar winning performance The Deer Hunter was named as the 88th Greatest Movie Performance of all time by Premiere Magazine. 

Having played innumerable cameos, he was once named as "One of the King of Cameos".

Hollywood celebrities like Johny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Sam Rockwell, Colin Farrel, and Bradley Cooper have expressed admiration for Walken.

Walken claims to have never turned down a role.

He won Academy Awards for playing the main James Bond villain in the movie A View to Kill.