Christopher Lambert Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 22 Mar, 2021
Facts of Christopher Lambert
Date of Birth: 1957 , March-28
Age: 64 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Christopher Lambert
Birth Name Christophe Guy Denis Lambert
Father Georges Lambert-Lamond
Mother Yolande de Caritat de Peruzzis
Nationality American-French
Birth Place/City Great Neck, New York
Profession Actor, Producer, Author
Working For Movies and Television series
Net Worth $5 million
Married Yes
Married to Sophie Marceau
Children One
Education International School of Geneva and Institute Florimont
Movies Highlander, I Love You, The Sicilian, Knight Moves, Fortress, among others.
TV Show The Blacklist, Capitaine Marleau, Call My Agent!, Mata Hari
Siblings Late brother-Gilles Lambert
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Christopher Lambert is a famous American-French actor, writer, and film producer. He made his breakthrough playing Tarzan in Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes. His other notable films are Highlander, I Love You, The Sicilian, Knight Moves, Fortress, among others. As a novelist, he wrote two novels: La fille porte-bonheur, in 2011, and Le juge, in 2015.  

Bio: Parents And Education

Christopher Lambert was born Christophe Guy Denis Lambert on March 29, 1957, in Great Neck, New York, the United States. 

He is the son of Georges Lambert-Lamond and Yolande de Caritat de Peruzzis. His father belongs to a French Jew descent. He had an elder brother, Gilles Lambert, who passed away in 2012. 

After his family left the United States, he attended and graduated from the International School of Geneva and Institute Florimont in Geneva, Switzerland. He took classes for two years at Paris Conservatoire.

He carries dual nationalities of American and French. He is  5 feet 10 inches tall (1.78 m) and 63 years olds as of 2021.

Most Known For Playing Tarzan In 'Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes'

Christopher Lambert made his acting debut in the French film Ciao, les mecs in 1979. He then played minor roles in early French films such as Le bar du téléphone (1980), Asphalte (1981), Une sale affaire (1981), and more.

His first breakout came in the adventure film Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes, where he played the role of Tarzan in 1984.

Christopher Lambert played Tarzan in Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes SOURCE: Walmart

He starred as Fred in the thriller film Subway in 1985, for which he was awarded by César Award for Best Actor. His fame got boosted after he was featured in films: Highlander, I Love You, The Sicilian, Knight Moves, Fortress, among others.

In 1995, he acted as the thunder god Raiden in the fantasy martial arts action film Mortal Kambat, which is also the first film adaptation of the video game.

The actor's other critical acclaim films are Love You (1986), The Sicilian (1987), Knight Moves (1992), Fortress (1992), and its sequel Fortress 2: Re-Entry (2000).

He appeared as Bastien Moreau in the series The Blacklist in 2019.   

Married Twice: Wife, Children, And Past Affairs

Christopher Lambert was married to American actress and producer Diane Lane in October 1988. Their daughter, Eleanor Lambert was born on September 25, 1993.  

Christopher Lambert and Sophie Marceau SOURCE: Public

Sadly, their six years of marriage ended in 1994. After Lane, he went on to marry actress Jaimyse Haft on Feb 6, 1999. A year after, they got divorced in 2000. 

He was in a relationship with actress and filmmaker Sophie Marceau in 2007. The two has appeared in drama film La disparue de Deauville. They split away on 11th July 2014.

Net Worth And Income Source Details

The 63-year-old actor holds an estimated net worth of $5 million as of March 2021. The main source of his economy is his career in acting.  

He has starred in the first film adaptation of the video game Mortal Kombat, which surpassed $124.7 million at the box office against the budget of $18 million.

On the other hand, his ex-wife, Diane Lane has a whopping net worth of $40 million in 2021. Meanwhile, his former partner, Sophie Marceau has an impressive net worth of $50 million at present.