Christopher Walken

Christopher Walken was born in Queens, New York in 1943 and was acting and dancing from an early age. He met Jerry Lewis while performing on TV aged 10, and dropped out of university to appear in an off-Broadway musical in 1963. He made his film debut in the little-seen mental institution flick Me And My Brother, which was co-written by beat poet Allen Ginsberg.

Christopher Walken

One of Hollywood’s most prolific actors, he has turned in mesmerising performances in cult classics including The Deer Hunter (1978), King Of New York (1990) and True Romance (1993).