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Christopher Walken

1943 - Today

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Christopher Walken (born Ronald Walken; March 31, 1943) is an American actor. Prolific in film, television, and on stage, Walken is the recipient of numerous accolades. He has earned an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, as well as nominations for two Primetime Emmy Awards and two Tony Awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christopher Walken has received more than 15,897,966 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Christopher Walken is the 187th most popular actor (down from 149th in 2019), the 349th most popular biography from United States (down from 289th in 2019) and the 92nd most popular American Actor.

Christopher Walken is an American actor, dancer, and singer who is best known for his roles in The Deer Hunter, Annie Hall, and Hairspray.

Memorability Metrics

  • 16M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 62

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.93

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Christopher Walken ranks 187 out of 9,996Before him are Bill Murray, Richard Harris, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jared Leto, Harvey Keitel, and Alec Guinness. After him are Daniel Craig, Philippe Noiret, Daniel Day-Lewis, Simone Signoret, Robert Forster, and Vanessa Redgrave.

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Among people born in 1943, Christopher Walken ranks 24Before him are Albano Carrisi, Roger Waters, Sadako Sasaki, Louise Glück, Joseph Stiglitz, and Jocelyn Bell Burnell. After him are Tarja Halonen, Howard Gardner, Horst Köhler, Elena Ferrante, Salvatore Adamo, and Raffaella Carrà.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Christopher Walken ranks 349 out of 18,182Before him are Pete Conrad (1930), Jared Leto (1971), Susan Sontag (1933), William Jennings Bryan (1860), Harvey Keitel (1939), and Steve Ballmer (1956). After him are Shaquille O'Neal (1972), Tim Burton (1958), Charlie Parker (1920), Robert Forster (1941), James A. Garfield (1831), and 50 Cent (1975).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Christopher Walken ranks 92Before him are Susan Sarandon (1946), Natalie Wood (1938), Sandra Bullock (1964), Bill Murray (1950), Jared Leto (1971), and Harvey Keitel (1939). After him are Robert Forster (1941), Jack Lemmon (1925), Mickey Rourke (1952), Paulette Goddard (1910), Faye Dunaway (1941), and Rock Hudson (1925).

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