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Ronald P. Walken

Birthplace: New York, Queens, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Paul Joseph Walken and Rosalie Walken
Husband of Georgianne Leigh Walken
Brother of Private and Private

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About Christopher Walken

Ronald P. Walken (born 31 March 1943), known professionally as Christopher Walken, is a distinguished American actor who has appeared in more than 100 movies and television shows, as well as music videos by several 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. He also added to his cultural icon status for his "more cowbell!" skit on Saturday Night Live. His notable voice and speaking style is often respectfully imitated by impressionists.

Named for actor Ronald Colman, Walken was born Ronald Walken in Astoria, Queens. His mother, Rosalie Russell (May 16, 1907 – March 26, 2010), was a Scottish emigrant from Glasgow, and his father, Paul Walken (October 5, 1903 – February 23, 2001), moved from Germany in 1928 with his brothers. His father owned and operated Walken's Bakery in Astoria, Queens. He was raised a Methodist.


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The Outlaws (TV Series) - Frank Sheldon 2022

Severance (TV Series) - Burt 2020

Wild Mountain Thyme - Tony Reilly (with John Hamm, Emily Blunt, Jamie Dornan) 2020

Percy Vs Goliath - Percy Schmeiser (with Christina Ricci, Zach Braff, Adam Beach, Roberta Maxewell, Luke Kirby, Andrea Del Campo, Martin Donovan) 2020

The War with Grandpa - Jerry with (Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Rob Riggle, Cheech Marin, Jane Seymour) 2019

The Jesus Rolls - Warden (with Susan Sarandon, Pete Davidson, Jon Hamm, Gloria Reuben) 2018

Irreplaceable You - Myron (with Kate McKinnon, Jacki Weaver, Gugu Mbatharaw, Michael Huisman, Steve Coogan, Timothy Simmons, Zach Cherry, Jessie Ennis, Glen Fleshler, Zabryna Guevara) 2017

Father Figures - Dr. Walter Tinkler (with Owen Wilson, Ed Helms, Glenn Close, Terry Bradshaw, Ving Rhames) 2017

Bai Brands: Bye Bye Bye (Video short) - as himself 2016

Nine Lives - Felix Perkins (with Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Garner, Robbie Amell, Cheryl Hines) 2016

The Jungle Book (Live-Action Movie) - King Louie (with Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyongo, Scarleyy Johansson, GianCarlo Esposito, Garry Shandling, Emjay Anthony) 2015

Eddie the Eagle - Warren Sharp (with Hugh Jackman) 2015

The Family Fang - Caleb Fang (with Jason Bateman, Nicole Kidman) 2015

Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser (Video) - Clem (with David Spade, Brittany Daniel, Dennis Miller, Patrick Warburton, Adam Beach, Rhonda Johnson Dents) 2015

One More Time - Paul (with Amber Heard, Hamish Linklater, Oliver Platt) 2014

Peter Pan Live! (TV Movie) - Captain Hook (with Minnie Driver, Christian Borle, Allison WIlliams) 2014

Jersey Boys - Gyp DeCarlo (directed by Clint Eastwood) 2014

Turks & Caicos (TV Movie) - Curtis Pelissier (with Winona Ryder, Bill Nighy, Dylan Baker, Helena Bonham Carter, Rupert Graves, Ralph Fiennes, James Naughton) 2013

Gods Behaving Badly - Zeus (with Sharon Stone, Alicia Silverstone, Kathleen Turner, Oliver Platt, Rosie Perez, Edie Falco, Felicia Rashad, John Turturro, Ebon Moss Bachrach) 2013

The Power of Few - Doke (with Christian Slater, Juvenile, Anthony Anderson, Larry King) 2012

Stand Up Guys - Doc (with Al Pacino, Alan Arkin, Julianna Margulies, Mark Margolis) 2012

A Late Quartet - Peter Mitchell (with Philip Seymour Hoffman, Wallace Shawn, Catherine Keener, Mark Ivanir) 2012

Seven Psychopaths - Hans (with Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Harry Dean Stanton) 2012

Bachelor Trip - Roy Callahan (with Robert Wagner, Morgan fairchildm Rutger Hauer, Darren Geare) 2011

Dark Horse - Jackie (with Mia Farrow, Jordan Gelber, Selma Blair) 2011

Kill the Irishman - Shondor Birns (with Ray Stevenson, Vincent D'Onofrio, Val Kilmer, Linda Cardellini, Tony Darrow, Robert Davi, Fionnula Flanagan, Bob Gunton, Paul Sorvino) 2009

30 Rock (TV Series)
- Audition Day (2009) ... Christopher Walken (voice) 2009

The Maiden Heist - Roger Barlow (with Joseph McKenna, Marcia Gay Harden, Morgan Freeman, William H. Macy, David J. Curtis) 2008

$5 a Day - Nat Parker (with Sharon Stone, Dean Cain, Peter Coyote, Amanda Peet) 2008

Disaster! A Major Motion Picture Ride... Starring You! (Video short) - Frank Kincaid 2007

Balls of Fury - Feng (with Dan Fogler, George Lopez, Maggie Q, James Hong, Kerry Kenney) 2007

Hairspray - Wilbur Turnblad (with John Travolta, John Waters, Queen Latifah, Zac Efrom, Nikki Blonsky, Michelle Pfeiffer, James Marsden, Amanda Bynes, Brittany Snow, Allison Janney, Jerry Stiller) 2006

Man of the Year - Jack Menken 2006

Fade to Black - Brewster (with Nathaniel Parker, Diego Luna, Danny Huston, Paz Vega) 2006

Click - Morty (with Adam Sandler, Jennifer Coolridge, Rachel Dratch, Kate Beckinsale, David Hasselhoff, Henry Winkler, Sean Astin, Jonah Hill) 2005

True Crime: New York City (Video Game) - F.B.I. Agent Gabriel Whitting (voice) 2005

Domino - Mark Heiss (with Keira Knightley, Mickey Rourke, Mo'Nique, Ian Ziering, Macy Gray, Dabney Coleman, Lucy Liu, Jacqueline Bisset) 2005

Romance & Cigarettes - Cousin Bo (director John Turturo, with James Gandolfini, Susan Sarandon, Kate Winsletm Steve Buscemi, Bobby Cannabale, Mandy Moore, Mary-Louise Parker, Eddie Izzard, tanya Pinkins, David Thorton, Elaine Stritch) 2005

Wedding Crashers - Secretary Cleary (with Jane Seymour, Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams, Isla Fisher, Ron Canada, Bradley Cooper, Henry Gibson, Dwight Yoakam, Rebecca De Mornay, David Conrad) 2004

Around the Bend - Turner Lair (with Michael Caine, Josh Lucas, Lily Knight) 2004

The Stepford Wives [remake] - Mike Wellington (with Nicole Kidman, Bette Midler, Matthew Broderick, Glenn Close, Jon Lovitz, Faith Hill) 2004

Envy - J Man (with Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Amy Poehler) 2004

Man on Fire - Paul Rayburn (with Denzel Washington, Dakota Fanning, Marc Anthony, Mickey Rourke) 2003

Caesar (TV Mini Series) - Marcus Portius Cato (with Jeremy Sisto, Richard Harris, Chris Hoth) 2003

True Crime: Streets of LA (Video Game) - George (voice) 2003

The Rundown - Hatcher (with Rosario Dawson, Dwayne Johnson, Sean William Scott) 2003

Gigli - Det. Stanley Jacobellis (with Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bartha, Lenny Venito, Lainie Kazan) 2003

Kangaroo Jack - Sal Maggio (with Jerry O'Connell, Anthony Anderson, Dyan Cannon) 2002

Evil Calls: The Raven (Video) - Raven (voice) 2002

Catch Me If You Can - Frank Abagnale (directed by Steven Spielberg, with Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Martin Sheen, Amy Adams, Nathalie Baye, James Brolin, Jennifer Garner, Nancy Lenehan, Ellen Pompeo, Elizabeth Banks, ) 2002

Undertaking Betty - Frank Featherbed (with Brenda Blethyn, Alfred Molina, Naomi Watts, Jerry Springer, Lee Evans, Miriam Margolyes) 2002/II

Engine Trouble (Short) - Rusty 2002

The Country Bears - Reed Thimple (with Queen Latifah, Haley Joel Osment, Diedrich Bader, Brad Garrett, Candy Ford, Stephen tonolowsky, Daryl Mitchell, Alex Rocco, Meagen Fay) 2002

Poolhall Junkies - Mike (with Phillip Glasser, Alison Eastwood, Ricky Schroder, Mars Callahan, Chazz Pakminteri, Peter Mark Richman) 2001

Weapon of Choice (Fatboy Slim Music Video) - Businessman 2001

The Affair of the Necklace - Count Cagliostro (with Hilary Swank, Jonathan Pryce, Adrien Brody, Hayden Panettiere) 2001

America's Sweethearts - Hal Weidmann (with Julia Robertsm John Cusak, Billy Crystal, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Hank Azaria, Stanley Tucci, Alan Arkin, Seth Green, Larry King) 2001

Joe Dirt - Clem (with David Spade, Dennis Miller, Jaime Pressly, Erik Per Sullivan, John Farley) 2001

Scotland, Pa. - Lieutenant McDuff (with Andy Dick, Kevin Corrigan, james Le Gros, Tom Guiry) 2000

The Prophecy 3: The Ascent (Video) - Gabriel 1999

The Opportunists - Vic Kelly (with Cyndi Lauper, Donal Logue, Paul D'Amato) 1999

Kiss Toledo Goodbye - Max (with Michael Rapaport, Robert Pine) 1999

Sarah, Plain & Tall: Winter's End (TV Movie) - Jacob (with Glenn Close, Jack Palance) 1999

Sleepy Hollow - Hessian Horseman (with Johnny Depp. Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Casper Van Dien, Jeffrey Jones, Richard Griffiths, Ian McDiarmid, Christopher Lee) 1999

Vendetta (TV Movie) - James Houston (directed by Nicholas Meyer, with Bruce Davison, Luke Askew) 1999

Blast from the Past - Calvin (with Brendan Fraser, Alicia Silverstone, Sissy Spacek, Joey Slotnick) 1998

Antz (animated motion picture) - voice of Cutter (with Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Sylvester Stallone, Dan Aykroyd, Anne Bancroft, Jane Curtin, Danny Glover, Jennifer Lopez, John Mahoney, ) 1998

The Eternal - Uncle Bill Ferriter (with Lois Smith, Jared Harris, Alison Elliott) 1998

New Rose Hotel - Fox (with Willem Dafoe, Asia Argento, Annabella Sciorra, Kimmy Suzuki, Gretchen Mol) 1998

Illuminata - Bevalaqua (with Katherine Borowitz, Beverly D'Angelo) 1998

The Prophecy II (Video) - Gabriel 1997

Mousehunt - Caeser the Exterminator (with Nathan Lane, Lee Evans, Vicki Lewis, Michael Jeterm Debra Christoferson) 1997

Suicide Kings - Carlo Bartolucci/Charlie Barret (with Denis Leary, Sean Patrick Flannery, Jay Mohr, Brad Garrett, Cliff De Young, Lisanne Falk, Johnny Galecki) 1997

Excess Baggage - Ray (with Alicia Silverstone, Benicio Del Toro, Harry Connick Jr, Nicholas Turturro, Sally Kirkland) 1997

Touch - Bill Hill (with Bridget Fonda, LL Cool J, Conchatta Ferrell, Tom Arnold) 1996

Ripper (Video Game) - Det. Vince Magnotta 1996

Privateer 2: The Darkening (Video Game) - David Hassan 1996

Last Man Standing - Hickey (with Bruce Willis, Bruce Dern) 1996

The Funeral - Ray (with Chris Penn, Annabella Sciorra, Isabella Rossellini, Benicio Del Toro) 1996

Basquiat - The Interviewer (with Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott, Benicio Del Toro, Claire Forlani, David Bowie, Dennis Hopper, Gary Oldman, Willem Dafoe, Parker Posey, Courtney Love, Tatum O'Neal) 1996

Celluloide (with Anna Falshi, Massimo Ghini, Giancarlo Giannini) 1995

Nick of Time - Mr. Smith (Johnny Depp, Courtney Chase, Charles Dutton, Roma Maffia, Marsha Mason, Peter Strauss, Gloria Reuben) 1995

Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead - The Man with the Plan (with Willie Garson, David Stratton, Andy Garcia, Chrisopher Lloyd, William Forsythe, Bill Nunn, Treat Williams, Jack Warden, Steve Buscemi, Fairuza Balk, Gabrille Anwar, Bill Cobbs) 1995

Search and Destroy - Kim Ulander (with Dennis Hopper, Martin Scorsese, Rosanna Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Illeana Douglas) 1995

Wild Side - Bruno Buckingham (with Anne Heche, Joan Chen) 1995

The Prophecy - Gabriel (with Eric Stoltz, Virginia Madsen, Viggo Mortensen, Amanda Plummer, Adam Goldberg,) 1995

The Addiction - Peina (with Edie Falco, Paul Calderon, Fredro Starr, Rabert Castle, Annabella) 1994

Pulp Fiction - Captain Koons (with Samuel L. Jackson, Ving Rhames, John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman, Tim Roth, Rosanna Arquette, Eric Stoltz, Paul Calderon, Quentin Tarantino) 1994

A Business Affair - Vanni Corso 1993

Wayne's World 2 - Bobby Cahn (with Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Chris Farley, James Hong. Rip Taylor, Steve Tyler, Joe Perry) 1993

True Romance - Vincenzo Coccotti 1993

Scam (TV Movie) - Jack Shanks 1993

Bad Girl (a Madonna Music Video) - Angel 1993

Skylark (TV Movie) - Jacob Witting 1992

Day of Atonement - Pasco Meisner 1992

Batman Returns - Max Shreck (with Michael Keaton, Michelle Pfeiffer, Danny DeVito) 1992

Mistress - Warren Zell 1991

All-American Murder (Video) - P.J. Decker 1991

McBain - Robert McBain 1991

Sarah, Plain and Tall (TV Movie) - Jacob Witting 1990

The Comfort of Strangers- Robert 1990

King of New York - Frank White 1989

Communion - Whitley Strieber 1988

Homeboy - Wesley Pendergass 1988

Puss in Boots - Puss - 1988

Biloxi Blues - Sgt. Toomey (with Matthew Broderick) 1988

The Milagro Beanfield War - Kyril Montana 1987

Witness in the War Zone - Don Stevens 1986

At Close Range - Brad Sr. 1985

James Bond : A View to a Kill - Max Zorin 1983

The Dead Zone - Johnny Smith 1983

Brainstorm - Michael Brace (with Natalie Wood & Louise Fletcher) 1982

American Playhouse (TV Series) - Harry Nash
- Who Am I This Time? (1982) ... Harry Nash 1981

Pennies from Heaven - Tom 1980

The Dogs of War - Jamie Shannon - 1980

Heaven's Gate - Nathan D. Champion (as Chris Walken) 1979

Last Embrace - Eckart 1978

Shoot the Sun Down - Mr. Rainbow 1978

The Deer Hunter - Nick 1977

Roseland - Russel (The Hustle) 1977

Annie Hall - Duane Hall (as Christopher Wlaken) 1977

Kojak (TV Series) Ben Wiley
- Kiss It All Goodbye (1977) ... Ben Wiley 1977

The Sentinel - Detective Rizzo 1976

Next Stop, Greenwich Village - Robert Fulmer (as Chris Walken) 1975

Valley Forge (TV Movie) - The Hessian 1972

The Mind Snatchers Privatz James H. Reese 1971

The Anderson Tapes - The Kid 1970

New York Television Theatre (TV Series) - The Sandbox 1970

Cleopatra as Boy 1970

Hawaii Five-O (TV Series) Walt Kramer
- Run, Johnny, Run (1970) ... Walt Kramer 1970

NET Playhouse (TV Series) The Young Man (The Sandbox)
- Thoughts of the Artist on Leaving the Sixties (1970) ... The Young Man (The Sandbox) 1969

The Three Musketeers (TV Movie) Felton 1969

Me and My Brother 1966

Barefoot in Athens (TV Movie) Lamprocles 1963

Naked City (TV Series) Brain Trust / Chris Johannis
- No Naked Ladies in Front of Giovanni's House! (1963) ... Brain Trust (uncredited)
- Robin Hood and Clarence Darrow, They Went Out with Bow and Arrow (1963) ... Chris Johannis (as Ronnie Walken) 1960

Deadline (TV Series) Marty - The Cave (1960) ... Marty (as Ronnie Walken) 1956

The Boy Who Saw Through (Short) Ernest (as Ronnie Walken) 1954

The Motorola Television Hour (TV Series) - The Muldoon Matter (1954) ... (as Ronnie Walken) 1953

The Wonderful John Acton (TV Series) Kevin Acton - Uncle Terrence Balances the Books (1953) ... Kevin Acton (as Ronnie Walken)

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March 31, 1943
New York, Queens, New York, United States