Christopher Lee

Movie Actor

Birthday May 27, 1922

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace London, England

DEATH DATE Jun 7, 2015 (93)

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About

He became known for playing Count Dooku in Star Wars and Saruman in Lord of the Rings. Earlier in his career, he portrayed Count Dracula in Hammer Horror Films.

Before Fame

He made his acting debut in a school production of Rumpelstiltskin.

Trivia

In 1998, he was in a movie in which he played Pakistan's founder, Muhammad-Ali Jinnah.

Family Life

His step-cousin is the author of the James Bond spy novels, Ian Fleming. He married Birgit Kroencke in 1961 and he has a daughter named Christina. His brother was actor Frederick Lee.

Associated With

He acted alongside Viggo Mortensen in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy.

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