Christopher Walken
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"Christopher Walken" is an American people/American actor. He has appeared in more than 100 films and television shows, including The Deer Hunter, Annie Hall, The Prophecy trilogy, The Dogs of War (film)/The Dogs of War, Brainstorm (1983 film)/Brainstorm, The Dead Zone (film)/The Dead Zone, A View to a Kill, True Romance, Pulp Fiction (film)/Pulp Fiction, Catch Me If You Can, Hairspray (2007 film)/Hairspray and Seven Psychopaths, as well as music videos by many popular recording artists. Walken has received List of awards and nominations received by Christopher Walken/a number of awards and nominations during his career, including winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1978 for his portrayal of Nikanor "Nick" Chebotarevich in The Deer Hunter.

Walken's films have grossed more than $1 billion in the United States. He has also played the lead in the Shakespeare plays Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Coriolanus (play)/Coriolanus. He is a popular guest-host of Saturday Night Live, having hosted seven times . His most notable roles on the show include record producer Bruce Dickinson in the "More Cowbell" sketch, as the double-entendre-named disgraced Confederate officer, Colonel Angus, and his multiple appearances as The Continental (Saturday Night Live)/The Continental.

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