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Christopher Lambert stars in "Ghost Rider Spirit of Vengeance," opposite Nicolas Cage, as Methodius.

Adventure, action, comedy, drama, epic, science fiction, melodrama, fantasy, thriller ... There is not a single field that Christopher Lambert, one of the only French international actors, has not experienced. Able to either be a prisoner in a futuristic cell ("Fortress"), a business man hunted by the Japanese mafia ("The Hunted"), a chess champion ("Knight Moves"), a modern prince charming ("Arlette") or a God of Thunder ("Mortal Kombat"), Lambert instantaneously slips into his many diverse characters, as different from each other as they can be. One day immortal ("Highlander"), the next day he turns into a hit man's apprentice ("Max and Jeremie").

Born in the United States, Lambert was raised in Switzerland where his vocation was revealed thanks to participating in theater at school. He joined The Conservatoire in Paris, which he quit after two years. After leaving The Conservatoire he had a few little parts in French films, of which the playing of a crook in "Le Bardu Telephone" drew the attention of producers. In 1982, Hugh Hudson selected him from hundreds of candidates to be Tarzan, the part that launched him as an international star. "Greystoke: Lord of the Apes" was a huge success worldwide. After starring in "Paroles et Musique" for writer/director Elie Chouraqui, Lambert joined Luc Besson for "Subway," for which he received the Cesar for Best Actor. His meeting with Russell Mulcahy in 1986 gave rise to an unforgettable movie, where he played the immortal, Connor MacLeod. "Highlander" was such a phenomenal success that two other movie sequels followed as well as two TV series and a cartoon.

Professional, calm and reserved, Lambert has always devoted himself to varying his eclectic career, moving without a hitch from action movies ("Deux Doigts sur la Gachette," "Tashunga") to comedies ("Hercule et Sherlock," "Arlette"), from thrillers ("Knight Moves") to science fictions ("Fortress," "Mortal Kombat").

Over the course of his impressive and diverse career, Lambert has worked with a pantheon of respected directors, writers and producers including Elie Chouraqui, Michael Cimino, Claire Devers, Stuart Gordon, Russell Mulcahy, Claude Zidi, Hugh Hudson and Luc Besson. Lambert is also a talented producer as well. He produced "Genial Mes Parents Divorsent!" and "Neuf Mois," two very popular comedies and big successes in the French movie business abroad.

With the drama "Gideon" (1998), the thriller "Resurrection" (1998), the epic "Vercingetorix" (1999), the action thrillers "Highlander: End Game" (1999) and "The Point Men" (2000), the drama "Just Like You" (2002), the comedy "Janis & John" (2003), the drama "Dalida" (2004) and the historical thriller "Day of Wrath" (2005), Lambert continued to make his range of movie choices even broader. The variety of the roles he plays is an attempt not to stay in any one particular genre. In the last few years, Christopher has been focused on making European movies, including "Trivial" (2007), directed by Sophie Marceau, "The Bedside Man" (2009), directed by Alain Monne and the internationally acclaimed "White Material" (2010), with Isabelle Huppert and directed by Claire Denis.


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Age: 59 years old
Birthday: March 29, 1957
Height: 6' 1"
Full Name / Real Name: Christophe Guy Denis Lambert
Birthplace: Great Neck, NY
Wife: Jaimyse Haft (2/6/1999 - 2006, divorced)
Diane Lane (October 1988 - March 1994, divorced)

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