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Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee

Birthdate: May 27, 1922

Deathdate: June 7, 2015

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee, CBE, CStJ (born 27 May 1922) is 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 ... ...detailed bio


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Angels in Notting Hill (2015)


The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

The final film of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit trilogy.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

At the Prancing Pony in Bree, Gandalf the Grey persuades Thorin Oakenshield to obtain the Arkenstone to reclaim his birthright and unite the dwarves. He suggests that a stealthy burglar would be needed to steal the jewel from Smaug. A year later, shortly after the events of the previous film, Th...

The Girl from Nagasaki (2013)


Night Train to Lisbon (2013)

Raimund Gregorius, a Swiss professor of old languages, saves a Portuguese beauty from committing suicide when she is about to take a lethal leap. Right after this incident he comes across a book written by Portuguese author Amadeu do Prado. It is a novel about the resistance against the late Port...

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

Approaching his 111th birthday, the hobbit Bilbo Baggins begins writing down the full story of his adventure 60 years earlier for the benefit of his nephew Frodo. Long before Bilbo's involvement, the Dwarf king Thrór brings an era of prosperity to his kin under the Lonely Mountain until the arriv...

Frankenweenie (2012)

Young filmmaker and scientist Victor Frankenstein (Charlie Tahan) lives with his parents, Edward and Susan Frankenstein (Martin Short and Catherine O'Hara) and his beloved dog, Sparky, in the quiet town of New Holland. Victor's intelligence is recognized by his classmates at school, his somber ne...

Christopher Lee: A Legacy of Horror and Terror (2012)


Dark Shadows (2012)

In 1760, the Collins family migrates to America from Liverpool and sets up a fishing port in Maine, naming it Collinsport. Sixteen years later in 1776 the son, Barnabas (Johnny Depp), has an affair with a maid, Angelique Bouchard (Eva Green), who is a witch infatuated with him since childhood. Wh...

Burke and Hare (2011)

The film opens in Edinburgh with a narration by Angus the Hangman, telling of how the corpses of those hanged by himself are transported to Dr. Robert Knox to dissect, while his rival Dr. Alexander Monro, who wants Knox's job, is left to amputate body parts of living people. Just then, Monro's as...

Grave Tales (2011)

A young, genealogist whiles away her afternoon in an eerie graveyard to identify graves but stumbles upon an elderly gravedigger anxious to share horror stories with her. The gravedigger delights in telling her four, ghoulish tales.

The Wicker Tree (2011)

Beth is a successful pop singer and a devout evangelical Christian from Texas, United States. She and her fiance Steve both wear purity rings, and belong to a group known as the "Cowboys for Christ", who travel to "heathen areas" of the world to preach Christianity. The Reverend Moriarty (James M...

Hugo (2011)

In 1931, Hugo Cabret (Asa Butterfield) is a 12-year-old boy living in the walls of the Paris Gare Montparnasse railway station, where he mends the station's clocks. Previously, he was raised by his widowed father, a museum worker (Jude Law). His father had doted on Hugo, teaching him the art of r...

The Resident (2011)

Juliet Devereau (Hilary Swank), an emergency room surgeon, rents an apartment in New York City from Max (Jeffrey Dean Morgan). Juliet has recently broken up with her boyfriend Jack (Lee Pace) after she caught him having an affair, but she still has feelings for him. Unbeknownst to Juliet, someone...

Season of the Witch (2011)

In the 13th century, three women accused of witchcraft are hanged by a priest. While one claims to be a witch out of persuasion from the church, one doesn't deny it and curses the priest. He kills them by hanging and implores the guards to pull them back up for a ritual that will make the so-call...

The Heavy (2010)

The film is about rivalry and betrayal between two brothers. One is a candidate for Prime Minister and the other is a henchman for a businessman. When one is given the opportunity to take revenge against the other, he must come to terms with the truth and face a world where trust doesn't exist an...

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Troubled by a strange recurring dream and mourning the loss of her beloved father (Marton Csokas), nineteen-year-old Alice Kingsleigh (Mia Wasikowska) attends a garden party at Lord Ascot's (Tim Piggott-Smith) estate, where she is confronted by an unwanted marriage proposal and the stifling expec...

Christopher Lee - Gentleman des Grauens (2010)


Glorious 39 (2009)

In present-day London, Michael Walton (Toby Regbo) visits his cousins, Walter and Oliver Page (Christopher Lee and Corin Redgrave). Michael, interested in family history, asks them about his great aunt, Anne Keyes (Romola Garai), the sister of his grandmother, Celia (Juno Temple). Anne, an actres...