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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


Beyond the Movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Through the examination of myth, legend, language and history, an exploration of how the imaginary world of Middle-Earth reflects our own. Includes interviews with the cast, filmmakers, explorers, anthropologists, and archaeologists.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

In the Second Age, the Dark Lord Sauron attempts to conquer Middle-earth using his One Ring. In battle against Sauron, Prince Isildur cuts the Ring from Sauron's hand, destroying his physical form. However, Sauron's life force is bound to the Ring, allowing him to survive while the Ring also surv...

Gormenghast (2000)

A four-episode television serial based on the Gormenghast series by Mervyn Peake. It was produced and broadcast by the BBC. Gormenghast is an ancient city-state which primarily consists of a rambling and crumbling castle. The narrative, based on the first two of the three Gormenghast novels by Me...

In the Beginning (2000)

In the Beginning is the story about the travels and travails of the tribe of Abraham (Martin Landau). Set around the year 2000 B.C., the narrative opens with "Genesis 12," wherein the LORD has told Abraham and company to leave their country to a land of milk and honey to be named later. In order ...

Tale of the Mummy (1999)

Half a century after her grandfather was killed in an Egyptian excavation, archaeologist Sam Turkel returns to the original site and discovers the hanging sarcophagus of Talos. Months later, a murder is committed at the museum hosting Talos' artifacts and Sam is called in to assist an American de...

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

In 1799, New York City, Ichabod Crane is a 24-year-old police officer. He is dispatched by his superiors to the Westchester County hamlet of Sleepy Hollow, New York, to investigate a series of brutal slayings in which the victims have been found decapitated: Peter Van Garrett, wealthy farmer and ...

Jinnah (1998)

The film follows the life of Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan (formerly part of British India). When Jinnah dies, he is taken to a heavenly anteroom where a decision will be made on his fate, but his file has gone missing, and the Guide must question him about his life to fill in his story. He tel...

The Odyssey (1997)

Odysseus (Armand Assante), the king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Ithaca, is called to service in the Trojan War right after the birth of his son Telemachus much to the dismay of his wife Queen Penelope (Greta Scacchi). Odysseus is worried that he may not return, and tells Penelope that she sho...

Wyrd Sisters (1997)

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Soul Music (1997)

The young druid Imp y Celyn comes to Ankh-Morpork to become a famous musician, but a new guitar from a mysterious shop possesses him with a new kind of music - the Music with Rocks In. To make matters worse, Death, saddened by the death of his adopted daughter, has gone away to try and forget, an...

The Stupids (1996)

Stanley Stupid (Tom Arnold) is convinced that someone is stealing his trash. He discovers and follows a garbage truck. His children, Buster (Bug Hall) and Petunia (Alex McKenna) think he was kidnapped and leave a note for their mother Joan. The note said: "police kidnapped your kids" While at the...

Welcome to the Discworld (1996)

Welcome to the Discworld is a short (8-minute) animated television adaptation of a fragment of the Reaper Man novel by Terry Pratchett, produced by Cosgrove Hall in 1996. It was the first film adaptation of a Discworld novel and was followed by the TV series Soul Music and Wyrd Sisters. The rest ...

The Many Faces of Christopher Lee (1996)


Alisea and the Dream Prince (1996)


A Feast At Midnight (1995)

After being sent to a boarding school where meals follow a strict diet, a boy organises his friends into a secret society who enjoy midnight feasts.

Moses (1995)

Moses is a 1995 internationally-produced Biblical drama TV movie. It was directed by Roger Young, written by Lionel Chetwynd and starred Ben Kingsley and Frank Langella. It was filmed in Morocco. The film aired in the United States on the TNT Network

Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994)

Russian mafia boss Konstantine Konali (Russian: ?????????? ??????, Ron Perlman) is laundering money under the guise of a legitimate business. The business is a highly addictive video game that allows him to bring down almost any security system controlled by a computer on which the game has been ...

Funny Man (1994)

When Max Taylor (Benny Young) wins the ancestral home of Callum Chance (Christopher Lee) in a game of poker, little does he realise that the game is far from over. After moving into the ancestral home with his family the nightmare begins after Max spins a wheel of chance, (a wheel with four parts...

Death Train (1993)

With the aid of a German nuclear physicist, dissident Russian General Konstantin Benin (Christopher Lee), a military casualty of the Soviet collapse, is conspiring to restore the Soviet Union to superpower status. His plan is to place a nuclear bomb on a train bound for Iraq, forcing the Russian ...

Double Vision (1992)

The telepathy between identical twins: conventional Caroline lives with her father and is engaged; Lisa is hard-drinking, devil-may-care, living in London as a high-class call girl. Caroline has horrid dreams of Lisa dying, so she flies to London to help. To find out what befell Lisa, Caroline su...