Christopher Walken Poster

Other Works

  • CD: Read "The Raven" on the "Closed On Account Of Rabies" CD.
  • Stage: Wrote / appeared in "Him".
  • (1993) Music video: Appeared (as "Guardian Angel") in Madonna video "Bad Girl".
  • (2001) Music video: Co-choreographed / appeared in Fatboy Slim's video "Weapon of Choice"
  • (7/24/01-8/26/01) Stage: Appeared in "The Seagull" by Anton Chekhov, Delacorte Theater, Central Park, New York City. Directed by Mike Nichols. Cast: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Natalie Portman.
  • Audiobook: Reads "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe.
  • Portrays eccentric movie director Frank Kincaid in the "Disaster" ride at Universal Studios, Orlando, FL.
  • (1952) Stage: Appeared in "The Cimate of Eden" on Broadway.
  • (1958 - 1959) Appeared in "J.B.," an original drama; written by Archibald Macleish; music by David Amram; directed by Elia Kazan; with Christopher Walken (as Ronnie Walken) (portraying David, as a 1959 replacement actor); on Broadway at the ANTA Playhouse, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.
  • (March 24, 1964 - February 27, 1965) "High Spirits," an original musical comedy; book, music, and lyrics by Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray; based upon "Blithe Spirit" by Noël Coward; musical direction and conducting by Fred Werner (nominated for 1964 Tony Award for best conductor and musical director); vocal direction and arrangements by Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray; music orchestrated by Harry Zimmerman; dance music by Billy Goldenberg; with Tammy Grimes (portraying Elvira); Edward Woodward (portraying Charles Condomine); Carol Arthur (portraying Edith); and many others, including Christopher Walken (as Ronnie Walken) (portraying a member of the Ensemble); on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (389 total performances, including 14 previews beginning March 24, 1964).
  • (1965) Stage: Appeared (as "One of the Killers") in "Baker Street" on Broadway. Musical. Book by Jerome Coopersmith [earliest Broadway credit]. Music / lyrics by Marian Grudeff and Ray Jessel. Adapted from the stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Musical Director: Harold Hastings. Music orchestrated by Don Walker. Dance arrangements by John Morris. The songs "Buffalo Belle," "Cold Clear World of the Intellect" and "I Shall Miss You Holmes" by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. Choreographed by Lee Becker Theodore. Production Design by Oliver Smith. Costume Design by Motley. Directed by Harold Prince. Broadway Theatre (moved to The Martin Beck Theatre from 3 Nov 1965-close): 16 Feb 1965-14 Nov 1965 (311 performances + 6 previews that began on 10 Feb 1965). Cast: Martin Gabel (as "Prof. Moriarty"), Inga Swenson (as "Irene Adler"), Fritz Weaver (as "Sherlock Holmes"), Martin Ambrose (as "Ensemble"), Sara Lee Barber (as "Ensemble"), Barbara Blair (as "Ensemble"), Frank Bouley (as "Ensemble"), Lois Castle (as "Ensemble"), Jack Dabdoub (as "Ensemble"), Gay Edmond (as "Ensemble"), Paddy Edwards (as "Mrs. Hudson"), Judie Elkins (as "Ensemble"), Maria Graziano (as "Ensemble"), Teddy Green (as "Wiggins"), John Grigas (as "Ensemble"), Horace Guittard (as "Ensemble"), Avind Harum (as "One of the Killers"), Patrick Horgan (as "Capt. Gregg"), Peter Johl (as "Ensemble"), Daniel Keyes (as "Insp. Lestrade"), Mara Landi (as "Ensemble"), George Lee (as "Perkins"), Gwenn Lewis (as "Tavern Singer" / "Ensemble"), Bert Michaels (as "Duckbellows"), Hal Norman (as "Ensemble"), Jay Norman (as "Murillo"), Sal Pernice (as "Nipper"), Peter Sallis (as "Dr. Watson"), Diana Saunders (as "Ensemble"), Mark Jude Sheil (as "Macipper"), Tommy Tune (as "One of the Killers"; Broadway debut), Virginia Vestoff (as "Daisy"), Vera Walton (as "Ensemble"), Martin Wolfson (as "Baxter"). Standby: Virginia Vestoff (as "Irene Adler"). Understudies: Martin Ambrose (as "Baxter"), Frank Bouley (as "Insp. Lestrade"), Jack Dabdoub (as "Prof. Moriarty"), Judie Elkins (as "Daisy"), John Grigas (as "One of the Killers"), Horace Guittard (as "Capt. Gregg"), Avind Harum (as "Murillo"), Mara Landi (as "Mrs. Hudson" / "Mrs. Hudson"), Bert Michaels (as "Wiggins"), Hal Norman (as "Dr. Watson"), Ron Paré (as "Duckbellows" / "Macipper" / "Nipper" / "Perkins" / "Wiggins"). Replacement actors during Broadway Theatre run: Patricia Gosling (as "Ensemble"), Eric Mason (as "Ensemble"). Replacement actors during Martin Beck Theatre run: Joe Bennett (as "Wiggins"), Lois Castle (as "Tavern Singer"), Larro Chelsi (as "Ensemble"), Hugh Dempster (as "Dr. Watson"), Marilyn D'Honau (as "Ensemble"), Tina Faye (as "Ensemble"), George Fisher (as "Murillo"), Daniel P. Hannafin (as "Ensemble"), Harry Kalkanis (as "One of the Killers"), Richard Marr (as "Ensemble"), Eric Mason (as "Ensemble"), Richard Miller (as "Ensemble"), Marie O'Kelley (as "Ensemble"), Seymour Penzner (as "Prof. Moriarty"), Toni Reither (as "Ensemble"), Mary Roche (as "Ensemble"), Bob Scherkenbach (as "Duckbellows"), Clive Thompson (as "One of the Killers"), Ian Tucker (as "Macipper"). Standby: Barbara Lang (as "Irene Adler"). Produced by Alexander H. Cohen. Produced in association with Gabriel Katzka. Produced with permission of The Estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • (1966) Stage: Appeared (as "Philip, King of France") in "The Lion in Winter" on Broadway. Written by James Goldman. Incidental music by Thomas Wagner. Directed by Noel Willman. Ambassador Theatre: 3 Mar 1966-21 May 1966 (92 performance + 2 previews that began on 2 Mar 1966). Cast: Rosemary Harris (as "Eleanor, Henry's wife"), Robert Preston (as "Henry II, King of England"), Dennis Cooney (as "Geoffrey, the middle son"), Suzanne Grossman (as "Alais, a French princess"; Broadway debut), James Rado (as "Richard Lionheart, the oldest son"), Bruce Scott (as "John, the youngest son"). Standbys: Ludi Claire (as "Eleanor"), Bruce Glover (as "Henry II"). Understudies: Bruce Glover (as "Richard Lionheart"), Ty McConnell (as "Geoffrey" / "John" / "Philip"), Leslie Vega (as "Alais"). Produced by Eugene V. Wolsk, Walter Hyman, Alan King and Emanuel Azenberg. NOTES: (1) Ms. Harris won the 1966 Tony Award as Best Actress in a Play. (2) Filmed as The Lion in Winter (1968).
  • (1966) Stage: Appeared in "The Rose Tattoo" on Broadway. Drama (revival).
  • (1967) Stage: Appeared in "The Unknown Soldier and His Wife" on Broadway.
  • (1972) Stage: Appeared (as "Sintsov, a clerk") in "Enemies" on Broadway. Written by Maxim Gorky. Translated by Jeremy Brooks and Kitty Hunter-Blair. Incidental music by Cathy MacDonald. Directed by Ellis Rabb. Vivian Beaumont Theatre: 9 Nov 1972-16 Dec 1972 (44 performances + 13 performances + 13 previews that began 28 Oct 1972). Cast: Penelope Allen (as "Peasant Woman"), Philip Bosco (as "Mikhail Skrobotov, Zakhar's business partner"), Barbara Cook, Frank Dwyer, Ray Fry, Murrell Gehman, Tom Lacy, Will Lee (as "Kon, Pechenegov's orderly"), Nancy Marchand (as "Tatiana, Yakov's wife"), Everett McGill (as "Ryabtsov, workman"), Fred Morsell, Carole Ocwieja, George Pentecost, Robert Phalen (as "Grekov"; also understudied as "Nikolai Skrobotov"), Jane Rose, Stefan Schnabel (as "Gen. Pechenegov, retired, the Bardin's Uncle"), Susan Sharkey, Josef Sommer, Mikhail's brother, assistant public prosecutor"), Frances Sternhagen (as "Paulina, Zakhar's wife"), Dan Sullivan, Robert Symonds, George Taylor, Louis Turenne, Sydney Walker, Jimmie Ray Weeks (as "Policeman"), Joseph Wiseman (as "Yakov Bardin, Zakhar's brother"). Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Jules Irving).
  • (1973) Stage: Appeared in "The Plough and the Stars" on Broadway (revival).
  • (1973) Stage: Appeared in "The Merchant of Venice" on Broadway. Comedy (revival).
  • (1975) Stage: Appeared in "Sweet Bird of Youth" on Broadway. Drama (revival).
  • (1984) Stage: Appeared (as "Mickey") in "Hurlyburly" on Broadway. Written by David Rabe. Scenic Design by Tony Walton. Costume Design by Ann Roth. Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton. Sound Design by Otts Munderloh. Make-Up Consultant / Hair Consultant: J. Roy Helland. Directed by Mike Nichols. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 7 Aug 1984-2 Jun 1985 (343 performances). Cast: William Hurt (as "Eddie"), Judith Ivey (as "Bonnie"), Harvey Keitel (as "Phil"), Cynthia Nixon (as "Donna"; performed in "The Real Thing" and "Hurlyburly" simultaneously), Ron Silver (as "Mickey"), Jerry Stiller (as "Artie"), Sigourney Weaver. NOTE: Replacement actors: Danny Aiello (as "Phil") [from 20 Mar 1985-?], Susan Anton (as "Darlene") [from 2 Jan 1985-?], Christine Baranski (as "Bonnie") [from 2 Jan 1985-?], Alison Bartlett (as "Donna") [from 10 Dec 1984-?], Candice Bergen (as "Darlene") [from 23 Oct 1984-?], John Christopher Jones (Sunday matinées only; as "Eddie" / Alternate; from 18 Nov 1984-?]; as "Eddie", [from 5 Feb 1985-?], Frank Langella (as "Eddie" [from 12 Mar 1985-?], Harris Laskawy (as "Phil") [from 2 Jan 1985-?], Natalia Nogulich, John Rubinstein (as "Eddie") [from 2 Jan 1985-?], Kevin Spacey (as "Artie"), Lauren Tom (as "Donna"; from 10 Dec 1984-?]. Produced by Icarus Productions and Frederick M. Zollo. Produced in association with Ivan Bloch and ERB Productions. Associate Producer: William P. Suter.
  • (2000A) Stage: Appeared (as "Gabriel Conroy") in "James Joyce's The Dead" on Broadway. Drama. Writtenj / directed by Richard Nelson; based on "The Dead" by James Joyce. Music by / Music orchestrated by Shaun Davey. Musical Director: Charles Prince. Mary Jane's academy piece and additional arrangements by / Associate Musical Director: Deborah Abramson. Scenic Design by David Jenkins. Costume Design by Jane Greenwood. Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton. Sound Design by Scott Lehrer. Wig Design by Paul Huntley. Assistant Costume Design: MaryAnn D. Smith. Choreographed by Seán Curran. Belasco Theatre: 11 Jan 2000-16 Apr 2000 (120 performances + 24 previews that began on 14 Dec 1999). Cast: Blair Brown (as "Gretta Conroy, Gabriel's wife") [from 14 Dec 1999-12 Mar 2000], Paddy Croft (as "Mrs. Malins"), Brian Davies (as "Mr. Browne, a friend of the Aunts), Daisy Eagan (as "Rita, a music student of Mary Jane's" / "Young Julia Morkan, a ghost"), Dashiell Eaves (as "Michael, a music student of Mary Jane's"), Sally Ann Howes (as "Aunt Julia Morkan, a music teacher"), John Kelly (as "Bartell D'Arcy, an opera singer"), Brooke Sunny Moriber (as "Lily, the maid"), Marni Nixon (as "Aunt Kate Morkan, a music teacher"), Alice Ripley (as "Miss Molly Ivors"), Emily Skinner (as "Mary Jane Morkan, Kate & Julia's niece, a music teacher"), Stephen Spinella (as "Freddy Malins"). Replacement actors: Stephen Bogardus (as "Gabriel Conroy") [from 4 Apr 2000-close], Donna Lynne Champlin (as "Mary Jane Morkan"), Angela Christian (as "Lily"), Faith Prince (as "Gretta Conroy") [from 14 Mar 2000-close], Rex Robbins (as "Mr. Browne"). Produced by Gregory Mosher and Arielle Tepper.
  • (2/15/10-6/6/10) Stage: Appeared in Martin McDonagh's play, "A Behanding in Spokane," at the Gerald Schoendfelt Theatre on Broadway. Cast: Sam Rockwell, Anthony Mackie and Zoe Kazan in the cast. John Crowley was director.
  • (2001) Wrote the foreword to the "K.I.S.S. Guide to Cat Care" by Steve Duno.
  • (2001) TV commercial (PSA): New York's Miracle Campaign (as "Santa Claus") between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
  • (8/16/10) Radio: Filled in for National Public Radio's talk-show host Leonard Lopate. His guests included Tony Award winners Jack O'Brien and Richard Easton, fellow actors Zoe Kazan and Eddie Izzard, dancers Jacques d'Amboise and Alex Shimizu, and (childhood friend and co-worker in Walken's father's bakery) chef Lidia Bastianich and her mother.
  • (6/18/12) Stage: Appeared (as "Mercutio") in a one-night performance of "Romeo and Juliet" (with Kevin Kline and Meryl Streep in the title roles) at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.
  • (1968) Stage: Appeared (as "Romeo") in William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet". Stratford Theatre, Stratford, Ontario, Canada.
  • (January 2016 - February 2016) TV commercial, "One Exceptionally Tasty Treat," for the "Next Generation Optima," "Discover the new Kia" (voiceover).
  • (December 2015 - January 2016) TV commercial, "Defiant, Midsize, Masterpiece," for the "Next Generation Optima," "Discover the new Kia" (voiceover).
  • (January 2016 - February 2016) TV commercial, "Beige Socks," for the "Next Generation Optima," from Kia.
  • (February 2017) Super Bowl ad with Justin Timberlake of NSync for Bai. Christopher does all the talking while Justin just sits on the couch silent with NSync's song "bye bye bye" playing.
  • (1984) He acted in David Rabe's play, "Hurlyburly," on Broadway in New York City with William Hurt, Harvey Keitel and Sigourney Weaver in the cast. Mike Nichols was director.
  • (April 13, 1988) He played Astrov in Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya," in the 1988 New Stages Series production at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts with Dan Von Bargen; Lindsay Crouse (Yelena); Alvin Epstein; Pamela Gien; Priscilla Smith and Bronia Wheeler in the cast. Vlada Chernomordick was translator. David Mamet was adapter. David Wheeler was director. Bill Clarke was set designer. Catherine Zuber was costume designer. Thom Palm was lighting designer. Robert Brustein was artistic director.

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