Christopher Lambert of Highlander, Mortal Kombat and Greystoke at Montreal Comiccon 2019

Renowned French actor Christopher Lambert — best known for portraying ‘Connor MacLeod’ in the cult adventure-fantasy film “Highlander” (1986), “Highlander II: The Quickening” (1991), the “Highlander” television series (1992), “Highlander III: The Sorcerer” (1994) and “Highlander: Endgame” (2000) — thoughtfully discusses his career, reveals fascinating behind-the-scenes stories and answers fan questions in English and French at his 2019 Montreal Comiccon Q&A panel.

Christopher Lambert (born March 29th, 1957) is a French actor and producer who started his career playing supporting parts in several French films. He became internationally famous with the movie role of ‘Tarzan’ in “Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes” (1984), and his performance as ‘Fred’ in the film “Subway” the following year earned him the “César Award” for ‘Best Actor.’ Lambert 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), “Fortress” (1992), “White Material” (2009), “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” (2011) and “Kickboxer: Retaliation” (2018). As a producer, he was involved with “N’oublie pas que tu vas mourir” (1995), the french comedy film “Neuf Mois” (1994) and its American remake “Nine Months” (1995). Some of his more recent recurring television work includes such shows like “The Blacklist” (2019), “Mata Hari” (2016), “La source” (2013) and “NCIS: Los Angeles” (2012-2013).

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