Sir Christopher Lee, who is a veteran actor who made name playing Dracula and Frankenstein’s monster in the Hammer horror films, had appeared in more than 250 movies.
The English-born actor is more know n for his villainous roles- including Scaramanga in James Bond and the evil wizard in Saruman in The Lord of the Rings. The actor who also has other credits in The Wicker Man and Star Wards, the actor was reported to have died on Sunday in Chelsea and Westminster hospital in London after having respiratory problems and heart failure.
A Spokesperson for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea council announced “We can confirm that the Register Office issued a death certificate for Mr Christopher Lee on Monday 8th June, Mr Lee died on Sunday 7th June”. He was known for being knighted in 2007 for his services to drama and charity and was awarded a bafta fellowship in 2011.
Sir Christopher was also known for his work with director Tim Burton on films such as the Sleeping Willow, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Alice in Wonderland in which he voiced the Jabberwocky. He can be quoted saying “I’ve appeared in so many films that were ahead of their time- some of them were very good, some weren’t”.
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