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Christopher Walken likens acting to baking

Oct. 6, 2004 at 5:37 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Christopher Walken, who currently stars in "Around the Bend," likens acting to baking bread, saying the more he does it, the better he gets.

The 61-year-old actor, winner of one Oscar and nominated for several others, acknowledged getting older has challenged him, but has not proven negative to his career, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday.

"Staying viable is very difficult. I've been going for a long time, even though I didn't really get into movies until my 30s. But I think I've gotten better as I've gotten older. It's just from experience, doing it, the same as baking bread or anything else," Walken said.

The New Yorker said new roles are opening up for him.

"I was villains for a long time, so now I'll be uncles and dads. I'm getting to play things that I didn't used to play," he said.

In his new movie, opening Friday, Walken plays a former heroin addict who goes on a road trip with his son and grandson.

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