Christopher Walken has been popping up on newsfeeds for two reasons today. First, he’s slated to appear in a new film with Colin Farrell and Sam Rockwell called Seven Psychopaths. One can only assume that Walken will be playing a psychopath, as he often does.
But that’s boring.
What’s less boring is the other reason the actor is in the headlines; the 1981 drowning death of actress Natalie Wood. She was on a boat off the coast of Catlina Island near Los Angeles with her husband, Robert Wagner, and Christopher Walken, who many posit she was having an affair with. The case has been reopened after the boat captain has come forward, saying Wagner was “responsible” for Wood’s death.
Now that’s some sexy news.
Well, since, no one reading this site really knows (or at least cares) about Natalie Wood or Robert Wagner, let’s lighten things up a bit with some Chris Walken impressions that will make you giggle like the Pillsbury doughboy on nitrous.
I will assign a number of “Walkens” to each impression. To keep things simple, I will rank the impressions on an inverse scale, with 31 Walkens being the worst impression, and 18 being the best.
This is pretty much what Kevin Pollak is known for. He was also in the movie The Usual Suspects with another stellar Walken impersonator (or is it impressionist? Who cares.) It’s hard to believe that there wasn’t a single Walken impression in that film. I bet Chazz Palminteri could do a stellar one as well. Wasted opportunity.