I’m pretty sure everyone likes Christopher Walken. It’s hard not to. After all, the guy’s managed to make a multi-decade career in Hollywood playing variations of one character: himself. He’s cooky, either to comedic or creepy effect. He’s so distinct that it seems every comedian has an impression of him. Yet he still gets roles because nobody does him better than him.
Today is the man’s 66th birthday. To celebrate, let’s take a look at a variety of things that make Walken The Man:
Walken reads “The Raven”
Walken’s classic scene in Pulp Fiction:
And my favorite Walken performance, dancing in Fatboy Slim’s “Weapon of Choice”, directed by Spike Jonze: