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Lord Haden-Guest | Spinal Tap | Nigel Tufnel
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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I spent more time in America, but I developed a very English sense of humour. I clicked into it deeply with Peter Sellers
, who is still probably my favourite comedian. I loved The Goons and then I got into "Beyond the Fringe" and by accident I met Jonathan Miller
and those guys. And, of course, they led straight to [Monty] Python.
Christopher's father, Peter Haden-Guest, was a British hereditary lord, an actor, and a dancer, who ended up a UN diplomat. Christopher's father's family was a mix of English, Dutch Jewish, German Jewish, and Scottish ancestry (including distant American-born ancestors). Christopher's mother, Jean Pauline (Hindes), was the daughter of Russian Jewish immigrants.
Has a remarkable ability to alter his appearance and voice, making each of his characters completely unique