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Christopher Lambert (born March 29, 1957 as Christophe Guy Denis Lambert) is an American-born French actor. He is best-known for his role as Connor MacLeod in the movie Highlander. He is best known in France and French-speaking countries as Christophe Lambert.
Lambert was born in Great Neck, New York. His father was a French diplomat in the United Nations. Lambert grew up in Geneva, Switzerland, where his family moved when he was two, before returning to Paris when he was 16. There Lambert was accepted to the acting program at the Paris Conservatoire. His feature acting debut was in the 1980 film The Telephone Bar.
Director Hugh Hudson cast him in the title role of Greystoke - The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984). With Highlander (1986), starring as Connor MacLeod, Lambert received public attention. It is by far his most famous role. He appeared in all three sequels and had a cameo appearance in the pilot of the television series.
Lambert was married to Diane Lane from 1988 to 1994. Their child, Eleanor Jasmine, was born on September 5, 1993.
After dating Alba Parietti in 1996, he married Jaimyse Haft in February 1999. He is presently dating Sophie Marceau with whom he acts in La Disparue de Deauville.