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Christopher Guest
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Christopher Haden-Guest

(1948-02-05) February 5, 1948 (age 73)
Nationality British-American
Citizenship United States
United Kingdom
Education The High School of Music & Art
Alma mater New York University
Occupation Actor, comedian, director, screenwriter, musician
Years active 1971–present
Notable work
This Is Spinal Tap
The Princess Bride
Best In Show
A Mighty Wind
For Your Consideration
Home town New York City, New York
Spouse(s) Jamie Lee Curtis (1984–present; 2 children)
Relatives Tony 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

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

Marriage and family

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

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