Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee

  • Born on
    • March 28th, 1947
  • Died on
    • June 7th, 2015
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.

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Acting (153 Credits)

2014The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies as Saruman
2013Extraordinary Tales as Narrator (voice) (segment 'The Fall of the House of Usher')Watch Free
2013Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics as Narrator
2013Night Train to Lisbon as Father Bartholomeu
2012The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey as Saruman
2012Dark Shadows as Clarney
2012Frankenweenie as Movie Dracula (archive footage)
2011The Resident as August
2011The Wicker Tree as Old ManWatch Free
2011Season of the Witch as Cardinal D'Ambroise
2011Hugo as Monsieur Labisse
2010Burke and Hare as Old Joseph
2010Alice in Wonderland as The Jabberwocky (voice)
2009Triage as Joaquín Morales
2009Boogie Woogie as Alfred Rhinegold
2009The Heavy as Mr. Mason
2009Glorious 39 as Older Walter Page
2008The Colour Of Magic as Death
2008Star Wars: The Clone Wars as Count Dooku (voice)
2008The Colour of Magic as DeathWatch Free
2007The Golden Compass as First High Councilor
2005The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby as The Lord Provost
2005Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as Dr. Wonka
2005Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith as Count Dooku
2005Corpse Bride as Pastor Galswells (voice)
2005Pope John Paul II as Kardinal Stefan Wyszyński
2004Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse as Emerich
2003The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King as Saruman (Extended Edition)
2002Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones as Count Dooku
2002The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers as Saruman
2001The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring as Saruman
2000Gormenghast as Flay
2000 In the Beginning as Rameses I
1999The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Adventures in the Secret Service as Count Ottokar Graf Czernin
1999Sleepy Hollow as Burgomaster
1998Jinnah as Mohammed Ali Jinnah
1998Tale of the Mummy as Sir Richard Turkel
1997Soul Music as Death (voice)
1997Ivanhoe as Lucas de Beaumanoir
1997Terry Pratchett's Wyrd Sisters as Death
1997The Odyssey (1997) as Tiresias
1997Ivanhoe (1997) as Lucas de Beaumanoir
1996The Stupids as Evil Sender
1995Moses as Pharao Ramses
1994Funny Man as Callum Chance
1994Police Academy: Mission to Moscow as Commandant Rakov
1993Detonator as General Konstanin Benin
1990Treasure Island as Blind Pew
1990The Rainbow Thief as Uncle Rudolf
1990Gremlins 2: The New Batch as Doctor Catheter
1989The Return of the Musketeers as Rochefort
1989La révolution française as Sanson
1989Around the World in 80 Days (1989) as Stuart
1987Mio in the Land of Faraway as Kato
1986Jocks as President White
1986Shaka Zulu as Lord Bathurst
1985Howling II: ... Your Sister Is a Werewolf as Stefan Crosscoe
1984The Far Pavilions as Rao-Sahib
1983House of the Long Shadows as Corrigan
1983The Return of Captain Invincible as Mr. Midnight
1982The Last Unicorn as King Haggard (voice)
1981An Eye for an Eye as Morgan Canfield
1981The Salamander as Prince Baldasar, the Director of Counterintelligence
1981Goliath Awaits as John McKenzie
1980Serial as Luckman/Skull
1979Arabian Adventure as Caliph Alquazar
1979Bear Island as Lechinski
1979Captain America II: Death Too Soon as Miguel
19791941 as Capt. Wolfgang von Kleinschmidt
1979The Passage as Gypsy
1978Return from Witch Mountain as Victor Gannon
1978Circle of Iron as Zetan
1978Caravans as Sardar Khan
1977End of the World as Father Pergado / ZindarWatch Free
1977Starship Invasions as Captain Rameses
1977Airport '77 as Martin Wallace
1976Dracula and Son as Le prince des Ténèbres
1976To the Devil a Daughter as Father Michael
1976Killer Force as Major Chilton
1974Dark Places as Dr. Ian Mandeville
1974The Man with the Golden Gun as Francisco Scaramanga
1974The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge as Rochefort
1973Nothing But the Night as Col. Charles Bingham
1973The Satanic Rites of Dracula as Count Dracula
1973The Wicker Man as Lord Summerisle
1973The Creeping Flesh as James Hildern
1973The Three Musketeers as Rochefort
1972Horror Express as Prof. Sir Alexander Saxton
1972Dracula A.D. 1972 as Count Dracula
1972Raw Meat as Stratton-Villiers, MI5Watch Free
1971The House That Dripped Blood as John Reid (segment 3 "Sweets to the Sweet")
1971I, Monster as Dr. Charles Marlowe
1971Hannie Caulder as Bailey
1970Scars of Dracula as Dracula
1970The Bloody Judge as Lord George Jeffreys
1970Count Dracula as Dracula
1970Taste the Blood of Dracula as Dracula
1970Scream and Scream Again as Fremont
1970The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes as Mycroft Holmes
1970Eugenie as Dolmance
1970Julius Caesar as ArtemidorusWatch Free
1969The Castle of Fu Manchu as Dr. Fu Man Chu
1969The Oblong Box as Dr. J. Neuhartt
1969The Magic Christian as Ship's Vampire
1968The Blood of Fu Manchu as Dr. Fu Man Chu
1968The Crimson Cult as J.D. Morley
1968Dracula Has Risen from the Grave as Dracula
1968The Devil Rides Out as Duc de Richleau
1967The Vengeance of Fu Manchu as Dr. Fu Manchu
1967Island of the Burning Damned as Godfrey Hanson
1967Theatre of Death as Philippe Darvas
1967The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism as Count Frederic Regula / Graf von Andomai
1966Dracula: Prince of Darkness as Count Dracula
1966Rasputin: The Mad Monk as Grigori RasputinWatch Free
1966The Brides of Fu Manchu as Fu Manchu
1966Psycho-Circus as Gregor
1965The Face of Fu Manchu as Dr. Fu Man Chu
1965Dr. Terror's House of Horrors as Franklyn Marsh (segment "Disembodied Hand")Watch Free
1965The Skull as Sir Matthew Phillips
1965She as Billali
1965Ten Little Indians as Mr. U.N. Owen (voice)
1964The Devil-Ship Pirates as Captain Robeles
1964The Castle of the Living Dead as Count Drago
1964Crypt of the Vampire as Count Ludwig Karnstein
1964The Gorgon as Prof. Karl MeisterWatch Free
1963The Whip and the Body as Kurt Menliff
1963Horror Castle as Erich
1962Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace as Sherlock Holmes
1962The Pirates of Blood River as Captain LaRoche
1961The Terror of the Tongs as Chung King
1961Hercules in the Haunted World as King Lico (Licos)
1961Scream of Fear as Doctor Pierre Gerrard
1960The City of the Dead as Prof. Alan Driscoll
1960The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll as Paul Allen
1960Wild for Kicks as Kenny KingWatch Free
1959The Mummy as Kharis, the Mummy
1959The Hound of the Baskervilles as Sir Henry Baskerville
1959The Man Who Could Cheat Death as Dr. Pierre Gerrard
1958Horror of Dracula as Count Dracula
1958Corridors of Blood as Resurrection Joe
1958A Tale of Two Cities as Marquis St. Evremonde
1957The Curse of Frankenstein as The Creature
1957Bitter Victory as Sgt. Barney
1957Night Ambush as German officer at The Dentist's office
1956Private's Progress as Major Schultz
1956Alexander the Great as Nectenabus (voice)
1956Pursuit of the Graf Spee as Manolo
1955The Cockleshell Heroes as Submarine Commander Alan Grieves
1952The Crimson Pirate as Joseph (attache)
1952Moulin Rouge as Georges Seurat
1951Captain Horatio Hornblower as Spanish Captain
1948Scott of the Antarctic as Bernard Day
1948Hamlet as Spear Carrier

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