Christopher Walken: Lion tamer

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Walken worked for a small circus as a kid. At one point in the show he had to enter the lion arena with a whip and get a lion named Sheba to roll over on command. He told Vanity Fair Sheba was "as tame as a dog."

First published May 7, 2015: 6:47 PM ET

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