Person Details

Birthday: 1922-05-27 20:29:52

Death: 2015-06-07 20:29:52

Aliases: Кристофер Ли , Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee , Christopher Frank Carandini Lee , Σερ Κρίστοφερ Φρανκ Καραντίνι Λι , Κρίστοφερ Φρανκ Καραντίνι Λι , Κρίστοφερ Λι

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Belgravia, Westminster, England

Homepage: http://christopherleeweb.com

Movie Involvements: 205

TV Involvements: 13


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.

Most Famous Work

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
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8
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Average
7
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
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8
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
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8

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

(2003) Saruman (extended edition)
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
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7
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
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7
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
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7
The Man with the Golden Gun
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6

The Man with the Golden Gun

(1974) Francisco Scaramanga

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2020 Himself
2017 Himself
Himself / Various Roles (archive footage)
2015 The Boss / Mr. President (voice)
Narrator (voice) (segment 'The Fall of the House of Usher')
N/A
2014 Saruman
Himself
2013 Himself
Old Officer Pinkerton
Narrator
Father Bartholomeu
2012 Saruman
The Narrator
Himself
Himself
Clarney
Narrator
2011 Monsieur Labisse
Old Man
August
Cardinal D'Ambroise
2010 Himself
Old Joseph
Stefan (archive footage)
Mr. Mason
The Jabberwocky (voice)
2009 Joaquín Morales
Older Walter Page
Alfred Rhinegold
2008 N/A
N/A
N/A
Count Dooku (voice)
N/A
Death
2007 First High Councilor
Narrator
N/A
Himself
Himself
2006 Himself
2005 Kardinal Stefan Wyszyński
Himself
The Lord Provost
Pastor Galswells (voice)
Dr. Wonka
Count Dooku
2004 Count Dooku (archive footage)
Emerich
himself
2003 Saruman (extended edition)
Christopher Lee
2002 Saruman
Himself/Count Dooku
Francisco Scaramanga (archive footage)
Count Dooku
2001 N/A
Himself
Saruman
Himself
Himself
2000 Rameses I
Himself
Flay
1999 Count Ottokar Graf Czernin
Burgomaster
1998 Mohammed Ali Jinnah
Sir Richard Turkel
1997 Death
Tiresias
Death (voice)
Lucas de Beaumanoir
Lucas de Beaumanoir
1996 Death
Evil Sender
Azaret
Himself / Host / Narrator
Self
Host / Narrator
Narrator
Himself / Host
Himself / Host
Himself / Host / Narrator
Host / Narrator
N/A
Himself / Host / Narrator
Himself
1995 Pharao Ramses
Himself
1994 Callum Chance
V. E. 'Raptor' Longfellow
Count Dracula
Narrator / Himself
Commandant Rakov
N/A
1993 General Konstanin Benin
1992 Mr. Bernard
Sherlock Holmes
1991 Sherlock Holmes
Himself / Narrator
Doctor Pearson
King Philip
1990 Uncle Rudolf
Karlis Zander
Doctor Catheter
Blind Pew
Lazos
Cardinale Spinosi
1989 Sanson
Willard Hope
Stuart
Rochefort
Walter Strauss
1988 Luis Morel
N/A
1987 Peter Storm
Kato
Himself
1986 King James of Aragon
President White
Lord Bathurst
1985 Chief Supt. Jonathan Rich
Stefan Crosscoe
Dracula (archive footage)
Himself - Presenter
1984 Mr. Clifford King
King Vladimir V
Sir James Hunter
Rao-Sahib
1983 Corrigan
Mr. Midnight
Mr. Kellar
1982 King Haggard (voice)
King Vladimir V
Victor Leopold
Count Borgia
N/A
1981 John McKenzie
Morgan Canfield
Host
N/A
Dr. Carl Boxer
Prince Baldasar, the Director of Counterintelligence
1980 Marcus Valorium
Luckman/Skull
1979 Capt. Wolfgang von Kleinschmidt
Lechinski
Miguel
Adam Caine
Caliph Alquazar
Gypsy
Uncle Drosselmeyer
1978 Samir Al Fay
Sardar Khan
Zetan
Victor Gannon
1977 Captain Rameses
Narrator
Father Pergado / Zindar
Martin Wallace
On-Screen Narrator
himself
1976 N/A
Le prince des Ténèbres
Bill
Father Michael
Major Chilton
N/A
1975 Himself - Host
Captain Zandor
Himself / Vlad Tepes / Count Dracula
1974 Francisco Scaramanga
Rochefort
Dr. Stephen Hayward
1973 Rochefort
Lord Summerisle
Count Dracula
N/A
Dr. Ian Mandeville
Lucifer
James Hildern
Col. Charles Bingham
N/A
1972 Prof. Sir Alexander Saxton
Count Dracula
Himself / Count Dracula
The Man
Stratton-Villiers, MI5
1971 Bailey
Dr. Charles Marlowe
John Reid (segment 3 "Sweets to the Sweet")
1970 Dracula
Mycroft Holmes
Artemidorus
Dracula
Dracula
Dracula
Dolmance
Fremont
Lord George Jeffreys
1969 Ship's Vampire
Dr. J. Neuhartt
Dr. Fu Man Chu
1968 J.D. Morley
Dracula
Dr. Fu Man Chu
Duc de Richleau
Colonel Stuart
1967 Philippe Darvas
Count Frederic Regula / Graf von Andomai
Dragon #4
Dr. Fu Manchu
Godfrey Hanson
1966 Fu Manchu
Gregor
Grigori Rasputin
Count Dracula
1965 Dr. Fu Man Chu
Sir Matthew Phillips
Mr. U. N. Owen (voice)
Billali
Franklyn Marsh (segment "Disembodied Hand")
1964 Prof. Karl Meister
Count Ludwig Karnstein
Count Drago
Captain Robeles
1963 Kurt Menliff
Erich
Mephistoles
1962 Baron Ferdi von Staub
Captain LaRoche
Capt. Allerman
Sherlock Holmes
1961 King Lico (Licos)
Ling Chu
Doctor Pierre Gerrard
Chung King
1960 Novak
Nero the magician
Paul Allen
Prof. Alan Driscoll
Kenny King
1959 Baron Roderico da Frankurten
Kharis, the Mummy
Jaeger
Dr. Pierre Gerrard
Sir Henry Baskerville
N/A
N/A
1958 Resurrection Joe
N/A
Count Dracula
Marquis St. Evremonde
N/A
Brunner
1957 Sgt. Barney
Voice (voice)
The Creature
Charles Highbury
German officer at dentists
Doctor Neumann
Francois Thiers
1956 Manolo
Gil Rossi
Franz Vermes
Nectenabus (voice)
Major Schultz
N/A
1955 Karaga Pasha
John Preston
Submarine Commander Alan Grieves
French Patrol Captain at Tavern (uncredited)
N/A
Captain
Johnny, a constable
Harry Cooper
A Stage Manager / Flask
1953 Lieutenant Whitlock
1952 Georges Seurat
Slave Dealer
Sir Felix Raybourne
Russian agent
Joseph (attache)
1951 Det. Holt
Spanish Captain
1950 Newsman
Chris Lewis
1949 Hon. Bongo Icklesham
1948 Bernard Day
Charles
Jonathan Blair
Auguste
Pirelli's Assistant
Spear Carrier (uncredited)
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
1973 Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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