Legendary Dracula Actor Christopher Lee Died

Posted: Jun 11 2015, 7:13am CDT | by , in Latest Celebrity News


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Legendary Dracula Actor Christopher Lee Died
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Famous British actor r Christopher Lee has died. The world knows him from his iconic Dracula roles from the 60s.

British actor legend Christopher Lee died at the age of 93. Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was an English actor, singer and author. The world famous actor is best known for his role as Count Dracula in a series of popular Hammer Horror films.

He died in the hospital where he was treated for respiratory issues and heart failure.

The news of Christopher Lee just broke in the UK. The British press, known for their obituary prep runs have already published detailed portraits of the actor. Robbie Collins wrote in The Telegraph "Christopher Lee brought dignity and gravitas to the most fantastical of roles. His talent will outlast us all."

Christopher Lee is well known by Geeks. In his later career he played Saruman in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and then Count Dooku in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.

According to The Guardian, Lee has still one movie to be released. The fantasy film Angels in Notting Hill features him as a godly figure who looks after the universe. He was also set to star in 9/11 drama The 11th opposite Uma Thurman. It is not clear if his parts have been filmed yet.

Below is a video homage of Christoper Lee as Dracula.

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