Christophe Guy Denis Lambert (born March 29, 1957) who is known professionally by his credited stage name Christopher Lambert is an American-born French actor, novelist and producer, who has appeared in American, as well as French and other European films. He is best known for his work as Connor MacLeod, or simply "The Highlander", from Highlander and the Highlander (franchise).
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 sometimes credited internationally as Christopher Lambert, with the notable exceptions of French-speaking countries, where he is known as Christophe Lambert. and Anime adaptations as Chris Lambert.
Lambert was born in Great Neck, New York to French parents. Lambert was married to Diane Lane from 1988 until they divorced in 1994. Later he married Jaimyse Haft from 1999 until they divorced in 2000. He was married to Sophie Marceau from 2012 until they divorced in 2014. His career began in 1978 and he still continues to “act”.
- "Christopher Lambert Biography (1957-)". FilmReference.com. Retrieved 21 February 2013.