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Encyclopedia > Christopher Lambert
Christopher Lambert
Born Christophe Guy Denis Lambert
March 29, 1957 (1957-03-29) (age 51)
Great Neck, New York
United States
Spouse(s) Diane Lane (1988-1994)
Jaimyse Haft (1999-)
Official website

Christopher Lambert (born March 29, 1957 as Christophe Guy Denis Lambert) is an American-born French actor. He is best known for his role as Connor MacLeod in the movie Highlander. He is credited in French-speaking countries as Christophe Lambert. If you hold the copyright to an image (e. ... is the 88th day of the year (89th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Great Neck is a village located in Nassau County, New York in the USA. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 9,538. ... This article is about the state. ... Diane Lane (born January 22, 1965) is an Academy Award-nominated American actress. ... The César Award is the national film award of France first given out in 1975. ... Winners of the César Award in French film for best actor: 1976 : Philippe Noiret - (Le Vieux Fusil) 1977 : Michel Galabru - (Le Juge et lassassin) 1978 : Jean Rochefort - (Le Crabe-Tambour) 1979 : Michel Serrault - (La Cage aux folles) 1980 : Claude Brasseur - (La Guerre des polices) 1981 : Gérard Depardieu... Subway is a 1985 French film directed by Luc Besson. ... is the 88th day of the year (89th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Connor MacLeod, also known as The Highlander, is the most important character from the fictional multiverse of Highlander movies, Highlander: The Series and Highlander: The Animated Series, portrayed by actor Christopher Lambert. ... Highlander is a 1986 film directed by Russell Mulcahy and based on a story by Gregory Widen. ...

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Biography

Early life

Lambert was born in Great Neck, New York. His father was a French diplomat in the United Nations. Lambert grew up in Geneva, Switzerland, where his family moved when he was two, before returning to Paris when he was 16. There Lambert was accepted to the acting program at the Paris Conservatoire. His feature acting debut was in the 1980 film The Telephone Bar. Great Neck is a village located in Nassau County, New York in the USA. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 9,538. ... This article is about the state. ... This page is about negotiations; for the board game, see Diplomacy (game). ... UN redirects here. ... For other uses, see Geneva (disambiguation). ... This article is about the capital of France. ... Conservatoire de Paris, or Paris Conservatoire, has been central to the evolution of music in France and Western Europe. ...


Career

Director Hugh Hudson cast him in the title role of Greystoke - The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984). With Highlander (1986), starring as Connor MacLeod, Lambert received public attention. It is by far his most famous role. He appeared in all three sequels that were released in theaters — although he was not in the 2007 movie made for the Sci-Fi Channel — and had a cameo appearance in the pilot of the television series. Lambert got a César for Best Actor in 1986 for his role in Subway, directed by Luc Besson.[1] Hugh Hudson (born 25 August 1936) is a British Academy award-nominated film director. ... Greystoke - The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes is a 1984 film with Sir Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm, James Fox, Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell and Cheryl Campbell. ... // Events The Walt Disney Company founds Touchstone Pictures to release movies with subject matter deemed inappropriate for the Disney name. ... Highlander is a 1986 film directed by Russell Mulcahy and based on a story by Gregory Widen. ... // April 12 - Actor Morgan Mason marries The Go-Gos Belinda Carlisle Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger marries television journalist Maria Shriver. ... Connor MacLeod, also known as The Highlander, is the most important character from the fictional multiverse of Highlander movies, Highlander: The Series and Highlander: The Animated Series, portrayed by actor Christopher Lambert. ... For other uses, see Sequel (disambiguation). ... A cameo role or cameo appearance (often shortened to just cameo) is a brief appearance of a known person in a work of the performing arts, such as plays, films, video games and television. ... The César Award is the national film award of France first given out in 1975. ... Subway is a 1985 French film directed by Luc Besson. ... Luc Besson (IPA: ) (born March 18, 1959) is a French film director, writer and producer. ...


Private life

Lambert was married to Diane Lane from 1988 to 1994. Their daughter, Eleanor Jasmine, was born on September 5, 1993. Diane Lane (born January 22, 1965) is an Academy Award-nominated American actress. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ...


After dating Alba Parietti in 1996, he married Jaimyse Haft in February 1999. He is presently dating Sophie Marceau with whom he appears in La Disparue de Deauville. Alba Parietti (born in Turin, Italy, on July 2, 1961) is an Italian film actress, television host, and showgirl. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday Anno Domini (or the Current Era), and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Sophie Marceau is a popular French actress who gained international recognition with her performances in Braveheart and The World is Not Enough. ...


Lambert is a close friend of Mario Van Peebles and Sean Connery. He has appeared in multiple films with both of them. Mario Van Peebles (b. ... Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born August 25, 1930) is a Academy Award, Golden Globe, and BAFTA Award-winning Scottish actor and producer who is perhaps best known as the first actor to portray James Bond in cinema, starring in seven Bond films. ...


Filmography

Greystoke - The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes is a 1984 film with Sir Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm, James Fox, Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell and Cheryl Campbell. ... Subway is a 1985 French film directed by Luc Besson, starring Isabelle Adjani and Christopher Lambert. ... Highlander is a 1986 film directed by Russell Mulcahy and based on a story by Gregory Widen. ... The Sicilian is a 1987 action film directed by Michael Cimino and starring Christopher Lambert. ... Knight Moves is a 1992 American thriller film, directed by Carl Schenkel and written by Brad Mirman. ... Fortress is a 1992 film directed by Stuart Gordon. ... National Lampoons Loaded Weapon 1 (also known as Loaded Weapon 1) is a 1993 comedy film, directed by Gene Quintano and starring Emilio Estevez, Samuel L. Jackson, and William Shatner. ... Mortal Kombat is a 1995 movie, directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. ... The Hunted is a 1995 film directed by J. F. Lawton and starring Christopher Lambert, John Lone and Joan Chen. ... For other uses, see North Star (disambiguation). ... Mean Guns is a 1997 action/crime film starring Ice T, Christopher Lambert, Michael Halsey, Deborah Van Valkenburgh, and Hunter Doughty; directed by Albert Pyun. ... Nirvana (1997) is the title of a low-budget science-fiction movie, produced in Italy by director Gabriele Salvatores, starring Christopher Lambert, Diego Abatantuono and Stefania Rocca. ... Resurrection is a 1999 horror/thriller film directed by Russell Mulcahy Spoiler warning: The film is about the gruesome tale of Detective John Prudhomme, a Cajun transplanted to Chicago, who is assigned to investigate the savage murder of a man who has bled to death from a severed arm. ... Fortress 2 is the sequel to the 1993 film Fortress. ... Beowulf DVD cover Beowulf is a 1999 action movie loosely based on the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf. ... The Point Men is a 2001 film by John Glen. ... Movie poster for À ton image À ton image is a 2004 French film directed by Aruna Villiers. ... Southland Tales is a 2007 science fiction / drama / dark comedy film, written and directed by Richard Kelly. ... Mortal Kombat (commonly abbreviated as MK) is a popular series of fighting games made originally by Midway Manufacturing Company. ...

References

  1. ^ César Awards official site, last accessed November 21, 2007

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Preceded by
Miles O'Keeffe
in Tarzan, the Ape Man
Actors to portray Tarzan
1984
in Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
Succeeded by
Joe Lara
in Tarzan: The Epic Adventures
Awards
Preceded by
Alain Delon
for Notre histoire
César Award for Best Actor
1986
for Subway
Succeeded by
Daniel Auteuil
for Jean de Florette
and Manon des sources
For the in-memory database management system, see In-memory database. ... Miles OKeeffe (born June 20, 1954 in Ripley, Tennessee) is a television and movie actor. ... For other uses, see Tarzan (disambiguation). ... Joe Lara, born on october the 2th, 1962, in San Diego, is an american actor and musician. ... Alain Delon (b. ... Winners of the César Award in French film for best actor: 1976 : Philippe Noiret - (Le Vieux Fusil) 1977 : Michel Galabru - (Le Juge et lassassin) 1978 : Jean Rochefort - (Le Crabe-Tambour) 1979 : Michel Serrault - (La Cage aux folles) 1980 : Claude Brasseur - (La Guerre des polices) 1981 : Gérard Depardieu... Subway is a 1985 French film directed by Luc Besson. ... Daniel Auteuil (born January 24, 1950) is a French actor. ... Jean de Florette is an award-winning 1986 French film adaptation of the 1966 novel by Marcel Pagnol. ... Manon des sources (Manon of the Springs) is a critically acclaimed and commercially successful 1986 French language motion picture. ...

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