Biography - A Short Wiki
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.
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.
How did Christopher Lee die?
Christopher Lee's death was caused by Heart Failure.
|Cause of death||Heart Failure|
|Age of death||93 years|
|Birthday||May 27, 1922|
|Death date||June 7, 2015|
|Place of death||Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||Cremated, Ashes scattered, Specifically: Surrey Hills in England|
I associate heavy metal with fantasy because of the tremendous power that the music delivers.Christopher Lee
The secret to a long marriage in the film industry? Marry someone wonderful, as I did. And always have her come along on location.Christopher Lee
It’s what you don’t see that keeps you on the edge of your seat in any kind of film – leave it to the imagination of the viewer.Christopher Lee
In 1956, the success of the Hammer films kick-started my career. That immediately gave me a name and a face to go with it. I will always be grateful to Hammer for that.Christopher Lee
I did play Ramses II once, who lived to be 91 and had 120 children, but he died 4,000 years ago.Christopher Lee