Christopher Guest

British and American screenwriter, comedian, musician, director, and actor (born 1948)

Christopher Haden-Guest, 5th Baron Haden-Guest (born February 5, 1948), usually simply known as Christopher Guest, is an English-American actor, comedian, director, musician, and screenwriter. He is known for his work in This Is Spinal Tap, The Princess Bride, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, and in For Your Consideration. He has won an Emmy Award.

Christopher Guest
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Guest speaking at Vancouver Film School in 2008
Born
Christopher Haden-Guest

(1948-02-05) February 5, 1948 (age 74)
NationalityBritish-American
CitizenshipUnited States
United Kingdom
EducationThe High School of Music & Art
Alma materNew York University
OccupationActor, comedian, director, musician, screenwriter
Years active1971–present
Notable work
This Is Spinal Tap
The Princess Bride
Best In Show
A Mighty Wind
For Your Consideration
Spouse(s)Jamie Lee Curtis (1984–present; 2 children)
RelativesTony Curtis (father-in-law),
Janet Leigh (mother-in-law),
Kelly Curtis (sister-in-law)

Early lifeEdit

Guest was born on February 5, 1948 in New York City, New York.[1] He studied at The High School of Music & Art and at New York University.

Marriage and familyEdit

Guest married Jamie Lee Curtis in 1984. They have two adopted children.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Mosley, Charles, ed. (2003). Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage. Vol. II (107th ed.). Wilmington, Delaware: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd. p. 1716.

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