Where is he from? Astoria, Queens
What’s he done? Walken has appeared in over 100 films and television shows, including Deer Hunter, Annie Hall, Catch Me If You Can, King of New York, and True Romance.
Why is he an icon? Walken’s films have grossed over $1.8 billion in the United States. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the film, Deer Hunter.
Quote: “At its best, life is completely unpredictable.”
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