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Christopher Lee
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Age 93
Birthday 27 May, 1922
Birthplace Belgravia, Westminster England
Died 7 June, 2015
Place of Death Chelsea, London, England
Height 6' 5" (196 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Nationality British
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Dracula
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Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee CBE (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English actor, singer, author, and World War II veteran. With a career spanning nearly 70 years, Lee initially portrayed villains and became best known for his role as Count Dracula in a sequence of Hammer Horror films. His other film roles include Francisco Scaramanga in the James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), Saruman in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003) and The Hobbit film trilogy (2012–2014), and Count Dooku in the final two films of the Star Wars prequel trilogy (2002 and 2005).

Filmography

635 Credits »
2017 The Time War Narrator
2015 Deus ex Machina 2 The Programmer
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Saruman
2014 Angels in Notting Hill The Boss, Mr. President
2014 LEGO the Hobbit: The Video Game Narrator, Saruman the White
2013 Night Train to Lisbon Father Bartolomeu
2013 The Girl from Nagasaki Old Officer Pinkerton
2013 Extraordinary Tales Narrator
2012 Dark Shadows Clarney
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Saruman
2012 The Hunting of the Snark Narrator

Songs

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RankTitleYear*
1 Act I: King Of The Franks 2010
2 Act III: The Bloody Verdict Of Verden 2010
3 Overture 2010
4 Act I: Intro 2010
5 Act II: The Iron Crown Of Lombardy 2010
6 Finale 2010
7 Act II: Intro 2010
8 The Portent 2013
9 Massacre of the Saxons 2013
10 Charles the Great 2013
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

Quotes

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(On Peter Cushing) He really was the most gentle and generous of men. I have often said he died because he was too good for this world.

Awards

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Nominated for 23 Awards | Won 16

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