Christopher Walken

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Christopher Walken (born Ronald Walken; March 31, 1943) is an American actor and comedian, who has appeared in more than 100 films and television programs, including Annie Hall (1977), The Deer Hunter (1978), The Dogs of War (1980), The Dead Zone (1983), A View to a Kill (1985), King of New York (1990), Batman Returns (1992), True Romance (1993), Pulp Fiction (1994), Antz (1998), Vendetta (1999), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Joe Dirt (2001), Catch Me If You Can (2002), Click (2006), Hairspray (2007), Seven Psychopaths (2012), the first three Prophecy films, The Jungle Book (2016), and Irreplaceable You (2018). He has received a number of awards and nominations, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for The Deer Hunter. He was nominated for the same award and won BAFTA and Screen Actors Guild Awards for Catch Me If You Can. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christopher Walken has received more than 11,850,141 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Christopher Walken is the 149th most popular actor (up from 186th in 2019), the 289th most popular biography from United States (up from 375th in 2019) and the 79th 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.

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  • 12M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 76.63

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 61

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Christopher Walken ranks 149 out of 10,030Before him are Joe Pesci, Peter Ustinov, Spencer Tracy, Ian Holm, Eli Wallach, and Fred Astaire. After him are Audie Murphy, Anouk Aimée, Rutger Hauer, Jim Carrey, Philippe Noiret, and Liza Minnelli.

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Among people born in 1943, Christopher Walken ranks 17Before him are Mick Jagger, Vangelis, Ben Kingsley, Keith Richards, Joe Pesci, and Elena Ferrante. After him are Roger Waters, Toto Cutugno, Sadako Sasaki, Albano Carrisi, Khalifa Haftar, and Joseph Stiglitz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Christopher Walken ranks 289 out of 15,968Before him are Jimmy Wales (1966), Man Ray (1890), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1947), Eli Wallach (1915), Fred Astaire (1899), and Jack Ruby (1911). After him are Paul Samuelson (1915), George Herbert Mead (1863), Audie Murphy (1925), William Henry Harrison (1773), Ed Gein (1906), and William G. Morgan (1870).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Christopher Walken ranks 79Before him are Gwyneth Paltrow (1972), Paul Walker (1973), Joe Pesci (1943), Spencer Tracy (1900), Eli Wallach (1915), and Fred Astaire (1899). After him are Audie Murphy (1925), Liza Minnelli (1946), Cameron Diaz (1972), Sandra Bullock (1964), Geraldine Chaplin (1944), and Nick Nolte (1941).

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