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Ronald Walken

Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: New York, Queens, New York, United States
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Son of Paul Walken and Rosalie Walken
Husband of Georgianne Leigh Walken
Brother of <private> Walken and <private> Walken

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About Christopher Walken

Ronald Walken (born March 31, 1943), known professionally as Christopher Walken, is an 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.

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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Christopher Walken's Timeline

March 31, 1943
New York, Queens, New York, United States
Age 25
June 11, 2004
Age 61

The Stepford Wives is a 2004 American science fiction film. It was directed by Frank Oz from a screenplay by Paul Rudnick and stars Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler, Christopher Walken, Faith Hill and Glenn Close. The film is a remake of the 1975 film of the same name; both films are based on the Ira Levin novel The Stepford Wives. While the original book and film had tremendous cultural impact, the remake was marked by infighting behind the scenes, poor reviews by many critics, and a financial loss of approximately $40 million at the box office. The film was also heavily reworked in editing and many blame that for the film's failure.