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Actor Christopher Lambert turns 57 today.
Christophe Guy Denis "Christopher" Lambert (born 29 March 1957) is a French actor who has appeared in American, as well as French and other European productions. He is best known for his role as Connor MacLeod, or simply "The Highlander", from the movie and subsequent movie franchise series of the same name. He is also known for his roles as Tarzan in Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes and as the thunder god Raiden in the first movie adaptation of the video game Mortal Kombat.
He is credited internationally as Christopher Lambert, with the exceptions of French-speaking countries, where he is known as Christophe Lambert.
Lambert was born in Great Neck, New York. His father was a diplomat in the United Nations. Lambert grew up in Geneva, Switzerland.