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Christopher Haden-Guest, 5th Baron Haden-Guest (born February 5, 1948), better known as Christopher Guest, is an English-American screenwriter, composer, musician, director, actor, and comedian who holds dual British and American citizenship. He is most widely known in Hollywood for having written, directed and starred in several improvisational "mockumentary" films featuring an ensemble cast. This series of films began with This Is Spinal Tap (directed by Rob Reiner), and continued with Waiting for Guffman, Best In Show, A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration. Guest also had a featured role as the evil six-fingered Count Rugen in the film The Princess Bride.

Age: 67
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: This Is Spinal Tap, Saturday Night Live

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Christopher Guest is married to Jamie Lee Curtis.
Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Commenced Dating: 1983
  • Date Married: 18 December 1984
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2013 Family Tree Dave Chadwick, Phineas Chadwick
2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Ivan the Terrible
2009 The Invention of Lying Nathan Goldfrappe
2009 The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien Nigel Tufnel
2009 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Nigel Tufnel
2009 Glastonbury 2009 Nigel Tufnel
2009 Stonehenge: 'Tis a Magic Place Nigel Tufnel
2006 For Your Consideration Jay Berman
2005 Mrs Henderson Presents Lord Cromer
2003 A Mighty Wind Alan Barrows
2002 Just for Laughs Nigel Tufnel



People want me to be funny all the time. They think I`m being funny no matter what I say or do and that`s not the case. I rarely joke unless I`m in front of a camera. It`s not what I am in real life. It`s what I do for a living.


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Nominated for 18 Awards | Won 8

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