Christopher Lee

American Actor Christopher Lee

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Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee, CBE, CStJ (born May 27, 1922, died June 7, 2015) was an English actor and musician. Lee initially portrayed villains and became famous for his role as Count Dracula in a string of Hammer Horror films. Other notable roles include Lord Summerisle in The Wicker Man (1973), Francisco Scaramanga in The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), Count Dooku in Star Wars episodes II and III (2002, 2005) and Saruman in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003). Lee considers his most important role to have been his portrayal of Pakistan's founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah in the biopic Jinnah (1998). He is well known for his deep, strong voice. Lee has performed roles in 266 films since 1948 making him the Guinness book world record holder for most film acting roles ever. He was knighted in 2009 and received the BAFTA Fellowship in 2011.

Birth Date
Age 93
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Belgravia, Westminster, England
Occupation
  • Actor
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Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
2012 Dark Shadows Australia, United States Clarney Actor 0.00
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey New Zealand, United States Saruman Actor 0.00
2011 The Resident United Kingdom, United States August Actor 0.00
2011 Hugo France, United States, United Kingdom Monsieur Labisse Actor 0.00
2011 Season of the Witch United States Cardinal D'Ambroise Actor 0.00
2010 Burke & Hare United Kingdom Old Joseph Actor 0.00
2005 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith United States Count Dooku Actor 0.00
2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Australia, United Kingdom, United States Dr. Wonka Actor 0.00
2004 Crimson Rivers II: Angels of the Apocalypse France, United Kingdom, Italy Emerich Actor 0.00
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers New Zealand, United States Saruman Actor 0.00
1999 Sleepy Hollow Germany, United States Burgomaster Actor 0.00
1973 The Wicker Man United Kingdom Lord Summerisle Actor 0.00
1973 The Three Musketeers United States Rochefort Actor 0.00
1968 The Devil Rides Out United Kingdom Duc de Richleau Actor 0.00
1967 The Snake Pit and the Pendulum Germany Count Frederic Regula / Graf von Andomai Actor 0.00
1963 The Whip and the Body France, Italy Kurt Menliff Actor 0.00
1963 Horror Castle Italy Erich Actor 0.00
1962 Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace France, Italy, Germany Sherlock Holmes Actor 0.00
1961 Taste of Fear United Kingdom Doctor Pierre Gerrard Actor 0.00
1961 Hercules in the Haunted World Italy King Lico (Licos) Actor 0.00
1959 The Hound of the Baskervilles United Kingdom Sir Henry Actor 0.00

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