Christopher Walken was born March 31, 1943, in Queens, New York. He is an Oscar-winning actor whose most notable films include The Deer Hunter (for which he won the 1979 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor), Catch Me If You Can, Hairspray and Pulp Fiction. He is also known for his many guest appearances on Saturday Night Live, for which he won the 2001 American Comedy Award for Funniest Male Guest Appearance in a TV Series. Other films he has starred include The Prophesy, Wedding Crashers, Batman Returns, Biloxi Blues and A View to a Kill. He and wife Georgianne have been married since January 1969.