Christopher Walken was born in 1943, and, in one respect, he's still living life like that year. The actor. Has. Never. Owned. A. Cellphone.
Or a computer! Or sent an email! What? Seriously.
When Christopher was on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to talk about his new film, Wild Mountain Thyme, he revealed that he is absolutely not with the technological times.
After Stephen asked if it's true Christopher has "never owned a computer or a cellphone," the actor replied, "Yeah, somebody had to come and set this up because I don't have a cellphone or a computer."
Stephen then asked for the rest of us: "Why? Are you philosophically or morally opposed?"
"No, no," Christopher replied, "I just got to it too late. I think I'm right at a certain age where it just passed me by."
"I never got involved in it because it would be strange to have any 10-year-old be much better at it than I am," he joked.
"The other thing is cellphones, and that sort of thing," Christopher continued, "is a little bit like a watch. If you need one, somebody else has got it."
Stephen then politely replied, "Okay, sure," adding, "So you've never emailed? You've never texted? You've never been on Twitter?"
"No, I haven't," he said, adding, "Sometimes on a movie they'll give me a cellphone, but it's more so they can find me... Like a tracking collar. If I want to use it, someone has to dial it for me — that sort of thing."
As wild as this all is, though, it sounds like a pretty chill existence.
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