Christopher Guest

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Christopher Guest
Guest speaking at Vancouver Film School, July 18, 2008
Christopher Haden-Guest

(1948-02-05) February 5, 1948 (age 72)
CitizenshipUnited States
United Kingdom
EducationThe High School of Music & Art
Alma materNew York University
OccupationActor, comedian, director, screenwriter, musician
Years active1971–present
Notable work
This Is Spinal Tap
The Princess Bride
Best In Show
A Mighty Wind
For Your Consideration
Home townNew York City, New York
Spouse(s)Jamie Lee Curtis (1984–present; 2 children)
RelativesTony Curtis (father-in-law),
Janet Leigh (mother-in-law),
Kelly Curtis (sister-in-law)

Christopher Haden-Guest, 5th Baron Haden-Guest (born February 5, 1948), usually simply known as Christopher Guest, is an English-American screenwriter, composer, musician, movie producer and director, movie, television, stage, and voice actor, and comedian. 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.

Early life[change | change source]

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 family[change | change source]

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

References[change | change source]

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

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