Christophe Guy Denis Lambert (French: [lɑ̃bɛʁ]), known professionally as Christopher Lambert, is an American-born French actor, novelist, and producer. He started his career playing supporting parts in several French films, and became internationally famous with the role of Tarzan in Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes in 1984. For his performance in the 1985 film Subway, Lambert received the César Award for Best Actor. His best-known role is Connor MacLeod in the 1986 cult adventure-fantasy film Highlander and the subsequent film franchise series of the same name. He also played the thunder god Raiden in the first film adaptation of the video game Mortal Kombat (1995) and later reprised the role in the form of an exclusive premier skin in Mortal Kombat 11 (2020). Other films he is known for are I Love You (1986), The Sicilian (1987), Knight Moves (1992), Fortress (1992) and its sequel Fortress 2: Re-Entry (2000), Druids (2001), Absolon (2003), White Material (2009), Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011), Kickboxer: Retaliation (2016), and for producing N'oublie pas que tu vas mourir (1995), the French comedy film Neuf Mois (1994) and its American remake Nine Months (1995).