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Christopher Lambert (Christophe Guy Denis Lambert) was born on 29 March, 1957 in Great Neck, New York, United States, is an Actor,novelist,film producer. Discover Christopher Lambert's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 63 years old?
|Popular As||Christophe Guy Denis Lambert|
|Age||64 years old|
|Born||29 March 1957|
|Birthplace||Great Neck, New York, United States|
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Christopher Lambert Height, Weight & Measurements
At 64 years old, Christopher Lambert height is 1.8 m .
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Who Is Christopher Lambert's Wife?
His wife is Jaimyse Haft (m. 1999–2000), Diane Lane (m. 1988–1994)
|Wife||Jaimyse Haft (m. 1999–2000), Diane Lane (m. 1988–1994)|
Christopher Lambert Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Christopher Lambert worth at the age of 64 years old? Christopher Lambert’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from United States. We have estimated Christopher Lambert's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2021||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2020||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Actor|
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Lambert plays the role of SS officer Karl Frenzel in the Russian film Sobibor by director Konstantin Khabensky, which was released in 2018. The film is a World War II drama about the only successful uprising in a Nazi death camp. It was selected as the Russian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards. Lambert received high praise for "an outstanding and nuanced performance; he is unrecognisable as Frenzel, a demonic, fractured character.
In 2017 he re-collaborated with Claude Lelouch in the star studded comedy Chacun sa vie et son intime conviction. He also acted in the thriller The Broken Key with Rutger Hauer, Michael Madsen, Geraldine Chaplin, Franco Nero and William Baldwin. He also played himself in one episode of the French TV show Call My Agent!.
In 2016 he co-starred in Hail, Caesar!, a comedy film written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film had an ensemble cast consisting of Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Jonah Hill, Scarlett Johansson, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, and Channing Tatum. It is a fictional story that follows the real-life "fixer" Eddie Mannix (Brolin) working in the Hollywood film industry in the 1950s, trying to discover what happened to a cast member who vanished during the filming of a biblical epic.
In 2014, he played in the film Electric Slide, starring Jim Sturgess, an American biographical crime drama about the Los Angeles-based bank robber Eddie Dodson. His co-stars included Isabel Lucas, Patricia Arquette and Chloe Sevigny.
In 2013, he was one of the cast members in the horror film Blood Shot. He also acted in the French TV series La source.
In 2012, he played a role in the Bulgarian film The Foreigner, and the Italian film L'una e l'altra. In France, he also played a lead role in the film called Ma bonne étoile opposite Claude Brasseur, and Fleur Lise Heuet, and one episode of the TV show Very Bad Blagues.
Shortly afterwards, he got the role of Marcel Janvier (alias "The Chameleon"), a recurring villain in award-winning hit police crime TV drama NCIS: Los Angeles. His character was in 6 episodes from 2012 to 2013 – the two highest-rated seasons of the show.
In 2011, Lambert had the villainous role of the head monk Methodius in the Ghost Rider (2007 Film) sequel Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, starring Nicolas Cage, in 2011. He underwent sword training for three months and shaved his head. Other co-stars included Ciarán Hinds, Violante Placido, Johnny Whitworth and Idris Elba. The film made $132.6 million worldwide.
Lambert wrote two novels: La fille porte-bonheur, in 2011, and Le juge, in 2015.
In 2010, he played in Philipp Kadelbach's Das Geheimnis der Wale. The film is about the widow of a whale researcher who joins force with an environmentalist played by Lambert to fight an oil company. That year he also played the lead in The Gardener of God, a biopic about Gregor Mendel.
In 2008, he played in the French crime thriller Limousine. In 2009, Lambert was a lead in Claire Denis' White Material; both the film and Lambert's performance received critical acclaim. The film stars Isabelle Huppert as a struggling French coffee producer in an unnamed French speaking African country, who decides to stay at her coffee plantation in spite of an erupting civil war. The film has appeared on a number of critics' top ten lists of the best films of 2010. It was nominated at the Denver Film Critics Society Award for Best Foreign Language Film, for a Golden Lion, a Satellite Award for Best Foreign Language Film, at the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association, etc.
In 2007, he starred in the vampire film Metamorphosis. He starred in the French film Trivial, directed by Sophie Marceau. It's about a police inspector, struggling with depression following his wife's death, who investigates a suspicious missing person's case at the request of a mysterious woman. During that time, he started a relationship with Marceau.
In 2006, he was an executive producer and star on the film Day of Wrath. He starred in the French film Le Lièvre de Vatanen. He also played a supporting role in Richard Kelly's Southland Tales.
In 2005, he acted in the television film biopic Dalida.
In 2004, he acted opposite Nastassja Kinski in the French film À ton image. He also played in one episode of Cirque du Soleil: Solstrom. He was an executive producer on the film The Confessor starring Christian Slater, Molly Parker, and Stephen Rea. The film follows a straying Catholic priest's, played by Slater, investigation of a troubled teen's mysterious death. It was nominated for two awards at the Directors Guild of Canada.
In 2003, he played in Absolon, a post-apocalyptic science fiction thriller film. He also played a supporting role in the French film Janis and John. He also acted in the short film Qui veut la peau de Roberto Santini?.
In 2002, he was an executive producer and a co-lead in the thriller The Piano Player, with Dennis Hopper. He also provided his voice for the English dub of the animated series Jing: King of Bandits.
Lambert was part of the ensemble cast of Bel Canto from director Paul Weitz, an adaptation of the 2002 novel of the same name, by Ann Patchett. Lambert played the role of a French ambassador who was part of the Japanese embassy hostage crisis (also called the Lima Crisis) of 1996–1997 in Lima, Peru. Lambert received praise, along with the rest of the cast, for "performances [that] are uniformly excellent" "
In 2001, he played the lead role of Gallic chieftain Vercingetorix in the France-Canada production Druids. He also starred in John Glen's The Point Men, about a team of Israeli agents being killed off one-by-one after a botched anti-terrorist operation. He also provided his voice for the English dub of the animated series Mazinkaiser.
In 2000, he played in the fourth installment of the Highlander franchise, Highlander: Endgame. The film reunited Adrian Paul, the actor of the series, with him. This would be last sequel Lambert appeared in. The final movie of the series came seven years later, when Paul made Highlander: The Source in 2007.
In 1999, he produced and starred in Russell Mulcahy's Resurrection, where he plays a detective who is assigned to investigate the savage murder of a man who has bled to death from a severed arm. He also starred in Beowulf, a science fantasy-action film loosely based on the Old English epic poem Beowulf.
Lambert married Jaiymse Haft on 6 February 1999. From 2007 he was in a relationship with Sophie Marceau, with whom he appeared in La disparue de Deauville. They announced their separation on 11 July 2014.
In 1998, he produced and starred in two films. Operation Splitsville was a remake of Génial, mes parents divorcent, which he produced several years earlier. The second was called Gideon, where he plays a man with a mental disability who moves into a nursing home known as Lakeview, with many elderly inhabitants.
In 1997, he starred in Gabriele Salvatores' cyberpunk science fiction film Nirvana. The film tells the story of a virtual reality game designer, played by Lambert, who discovers that the main character of his game has achieved sentience due to an attack by a computer virus. The film was screened out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival. It went on to win one and was nominated for eight David di Donatello Awards, nominated for best film at Fantasporto, won best director at Flaiano International Prizes, won three and was nominated for two Golden Ciak Awards, nominated for one Italian Golden Globe, and nominated for five awards of the Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists.
In 1996, he was an executive producer and the lead in Nils Gaup's western film North Star, co-starring James Caan. He played the lead in the action film Adrenalin: Fear the Rush. Finally he was one of the leads in the French film Hercule et Sherlock. That year he also produced When Saturday Comes, a football sport drama starring Sean Bean.
In 1995, he played the role of the thunder god Raiden in the Paul W. S. Anderson's movie adaptation of the popular video game series Mortal Kombat. The plot of the film follows the warrior monk Liu Kang, the actor Johnny Cage, and the soldier Sonya Blade, all three guided by the god Raiden, on their journey to combat the evil sorcerer Shang Tsung and his forces in a tournament to save Earth. Mortal Kombat spent three weeks as the number-one film at the U.S. box office, earning over $122 million worldwide. That year also saw the release of the martial-arts thriller film The Hunted, in which he was the lead.
Also in 1995, he produced Xavier Beauvois's N'oublie pas que tu vas mourir, which won the Special Jury Award at the Gijón International Film Festival, won the Prix Jean Vigo, won the Jury Prize and was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. He was also an executive producer on Chris Colombus' Nine Months an American remake of Neuf mois, it went on to gross $138 million.
That year, he also played the lead in the romantic film Love Dream with actress Diane Lane. They got married that year, their union lasted until 1994.
In 1994, saw the release of two collaborations with actor Mario Van Peebles. They played the side by side leads in the action film Gunmen, and Van Peebles was the main villain in Highlander III: The Sorcerer. In this third installment of franchise, Connor MacLeod is forced to face a new, dangerous enemy, a powerful sorcerer known as Kane who wants to gain world domination. Lambert also starred in the action film Roadflower. In France, he produced his second Patrick Braoudé film called Neuf mois, which was nominated for two Césars. In the US, he produced the film Dead Beat starring Bruce Ramsay.
On the 22nd of January 1993, Carl Schenkel's suspense thriller Knight Moves premiered, in which Lambert was both an executive producer and the lead. Lambert plays a chess grandmaster suspected of murder. On the 3rd of September, the science fiction Stuart Gordon's Fortress premiered, where Lambert was the lead. The story takes place in a dystopian future where a man and his wife are sent to a maximum-security prison because they are expecting a second child, which is against the strict one-child policy. The film was a success at the box-office. That year he also made an uncredited cameo in the comedy Loaded Weapon 1.
On November 1st 1991, the Highlander sequel, Highlander II: The Quickening premiered. In it Lambert reunited with director Russell Mulcahy and fellow actor Sean Connery. Mulcahy didn't like the screenplay right from the start, and the production team was lured to shoot it in Argentina to reduce production costs; the country however was going through a financial crisis. Much of the script wasn't filmed and the final result is a patchwork. Its poor performance was possibly a result of the bonding company's interference with the director; Mulcahy reportedly hated the final product so much he walked out of the film's world premiere after viewing its first 15 minutes. For similar reasons, Christopher Lambert threatened to walk out of the project when it was nearing fruition. However, due to contract obligations, he did not.
In 1990, he did the comedy Why Me?, co-starring Christopher Lloyd. They play burglars who get into trouble after stealing a sacred ruby from Turkey.
In 1988, he starred in Agnieszka Holland's To Kill a Priest, in which he played a character based on Jerzy Popiełuszko and his murder under the Polish communist regime. It was well received by critics.
Lambert married Diane Lane in October 1988; they divorced in 1994. They have a daughter, Eleanor Jasmine.
Lambert played the leading role in the troubled production of The Sicilian, directed by Michael Cimino, based on the Mario Puzo book by the same name and started its American theatrical run on the 23rd of October 1987. He stars as Salvatore Giuliano an egocentric bandit who fights the Church, the Mafia, and the landed gentry while leading a populist movement for Sicilian independence. The studios trimmed down the director's cut of the film. It was released in 1987, and was less successful than his previous pictures, receiving a lukewarm reception by critics and being only marginally profitable. However the director's cut received better reviews upon its release in France.
On the 7th of March 1986, premiered Russell Mulcahy's Highlander. In the film, Lambert starred as Connor MacLeod from the Scottish Highlands, known as the Highlander, one of a number of immortal warriors who can be killed only by decapitation. After initial training by another highly skilled immortal swordsman, Ramirez played by Sean Connery, MacLeod lives on for several centuries, eventually settling in New York City, running an antiques shop. Macload falls in love with a police forensic scientist named Brenda. He also finds out that he must face his greatest enemy, the Kurgan, played by Clancy Brown, who wishes to kill MacLeod and to obtain "the Prize" – which gives special abilities to the last living immortal warrior, vast knowledge and power which could enslave the human race. The film became a cult hit and was an international box-office success, as well as his most famous role. The rock group Queen composed and performed the soundtrack, and Lambert also appeared as MacLeod in the music video for Queen's "Princes of the Universe". Also that year, Lambert took the leading role in Marco Ferreri's I Love You. The film was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, and was nominated for the Silver Ribbon at the Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists.
In 1985, Lambert played the lead in Luc Besson's stylistic film Subway, about a man being hunted in the underground subways of Paris. The film was a success at the French box office as well as critically acclaimed. Lambert was awarded a César Award for Best Actor the next year.
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes was released in 1984 and met with great critical acclaim for both Lambert and its director. The film was nominated for three Academy Awards and won a BAFTA Award, as well as a César Award amongst other nominations.
Around that time director Hugh Hudson had just finished his Academy Award-winning film Chariots of Fire (1981), and Warner Brothers was desperate to hire him to direct another film. After looking at all their available scripts he chose to do a film adaptation of novelist Edgar Rice Burroughs' iconic character Tarzan, a man who was raised by an unknown species of great apes in the jungle. Hudson wanted an unknown to play the part and tested many young actors. Lambert got the role partly due to his myopia, because when he took off his glasses it seemed he was always looking into the distance.
Christopher Lambert started his career playing supporting parts in several French films: Ciao, les mecs (1979), Le bar du téléphone (1980), Asphalte (1981), Une sale affaire (1981), Putain d'histoire d'amour (1981), Douchka (1981), Légitime violence (1982) and one episode of Cinéma 16 (1982).
Christophe Guy Denis Lambert (/ˈ l æ m b ər t / ; French: [lɑ̃bɛʁ] ; born 29 March 1957), known professionally as Christopher Lambert, is a French American actor, novelist, and producer. He started his career playing supporting parts in several French films, and became internationally famous with the role of Tarzan in Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes in 1984. For his performance in the 1985 film Subway, Lambert received the César Award for Best Actor. His best-known role is Connor MacLeod in the 1986 cult adventure-fantasy film Highlander and the subsequent movie franchise series of the same name. He also played the thunder god Raiden in the first film adaptation of the video game Mortal Kombat (1995). Other films he is known for are I Love You (1986), The Sicilian (1987), Knight Moves (1992), Fortress (1992) and its sequel Fortress 2: Re-Entry (2000), Druids (2001), Absolon (2003), White Material (2009), Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011), Kickboxer: Retaliation (2016), and for producing N'oublie pas que tu vas mourir, (1995), the French comedy film Neuf Mois (1994) and its American remake Nine Months (1995).
Lambert was born March 29, 1957, in Great Neck, New York, the son of Yolande Agnès Henriette (née de Caritat de Peruzzis; * 1928) and Georges Lambert-Lamond (1910–2003), a French diplomat then at the United Nations. His father was a French Jew. Lambert was raised in Geneva from infancy and moved to Paris in his teens.