Not achieving mega-fame until he started producing upwards of a dozen films per year, Mr. Walken is generally known as one of
As the following examples indicate, any or all could be true:
This is Walken's real hair.
Actual screenshot of Walken watching you as you read this.
Walken is favored by hack comedians and amateurs in need of a quick and easy impression when Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone or Robert DeNiro have already failed. This can be witnessed all over Youtube and a search for a Walken impression will net you over 300 god forsaken results. Interetsingly, these viedos seem to indicate the impressionists may have never actually seen Christopher Walken before.
Like forced rectal exams, the impressions do not get better the more you experience them.
Much of Christopher Walken’s appeal comes from his ability to play such a diverse range of characters.
Here is Walken being a creepy horseman
Here is Walken being a creepy angel
Here is Walken being a creepy Bond villain
Here is Walken being a creepy scientist
Here is Walken just being creepy
Here is Walken blowing your mind
Here is Walken building Optimus Prime
Unsurprisingly, when making dozens of media appearances per year, Walken is not always able to be on top of his game. The result is the occasional performance that is somewhat substandard or shitastic, if you will. Such performances are detailed in Luis Prada’s The 5 Most Pathetic Video Game Acting Performances and, more egregiously, in Ben Joseph’s The Top 5 Ripoffs of Christopher Walken Roles (by Walken Himself) in which we learn that even Walken falls prey to doing bad impressions of himself from time to time.