Mar. 31st, 1943
Queens, New York, USA
Guest TV Roles
Christopher Walken (Voiced)
Maximillion 'Max' Zorin
Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films. He won an Oscar as best supporting actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter (1978). Seen in mostly supporting roles throughout the 80s and early 90s, often portraying psychologically unstable characters.
- 'Jerry Lewis (I)' (qv) influenced Walken to make show business his career. At age 10, he met Lewis on _"The Colgate Comedy Hour" (1950)_ (qv), where Lewis and 'Dean Martin (I)' (qv) were guest hosts. Walken was an extra on the show and was in a skit with Lewis.
- Is a very skilled chef.
- Loves horror films featuring zombies.
- Has an intense dislike of handguns.
- Said in an interview (July 2005) with the German magazine "Der Spiegel" that his father was a German baker from Essen, Germany.
- Has said that a 200-film career is not out of the question.
- Was the first to play King Philip of France on stage for "The Lion in Winter" in 1966, at the Ambassador Theatre, New York City.
- One of the few hosts of _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv) who has hosted enough times to have his own recurring skit ("The Continental").