THE GREAT CHRISTOPHER LEE…DIES AT AGE 93

Director Tim Burton (R) poses with British actor Christopher Lee after Lee was presented with the Fellowship at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London in this February 13, 2011 file photo.  British actor Christopher Lee, who devoted his long career to portraying horror film villains and later appeared in the blockbuster "Star Wars" and "Lord of the Rings" series, has died at the age of 93. Lee died last Sunday in hospital where he had been undergoing treatment for respiratory problems, British media reports said. Lee's agent, in an emailed statement, said his family "wishes to make no comment".   REUTERS/Luke MacGregor/Files

Director Tim Burton (R) poses with British actor Christopher Lee after Lee was presented with the Fellowship at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London in this February 13, 2011 file photo. British actor Christopher Lee, who devoted his long career to portraying horror film villains and later appeared in the blockbuster “Star Wars” and “Lord of the Rings” series, has died at the age of 93. Lee died last Sunday in hospital where he had been undergoing treatment for respiratory problems, British media reports said. Lee’s agent, in an emailed statement, said his family “wishes to make no comment”. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor/Files

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Christopher Lee, British actor and man of many roles, has left us.  Lee, best known for his Hammer Horror roles, was 93.  Lee often played the villain in many  movies.  Lee had recurring roles in several movies recently: “Lord Of The Rings,” “The Hobbit” and The “Star Wars” movies.  Lee’s autobiography written in 1977 was called “Tall Dark and Gruesome.”  Lee starred in many films with fellow British actor

untitled Peter Cushing.  A list of movies with Lee and Cushing:

Hamlet (1948)

Moulin Rouge (1952)

The Curse Of Frankenstein (1957)c

Horror Of Dracula (1958)

Hound of The Baskervilles (1959)

The Mummy (1959)

The Gorgon (1964).  Lee played The good guy and Cushing the bad guy in this one.

Dr.  Terror’s House of Horrors (1965) Once again Lee is the good guy and Cushing the protangonist.

The Skull (1965)

She (1965)

Island Of The Burning Damned (1967)

Scream and Scream Again (1970)

One More Time (1970)

The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

I, Monster (1971)

Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)

The Creeping Flesh (1973)

Horror Express (1972)

Nothing But the Night (1973)

The Santanic Rites Of Dracula (1973)

Arabian Adventure (1979)

House Of Long Shadows (1983)

  Lee Was Knighted.  He will be sorely missed.  EDB

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