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Christopher Lee
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Belgravia, London
Born on 27th of May 1922

Born 1922 - England's most hardworking actor with 150 film credits.

RAF flight-lieutenant before turning to acting. Film debut in Corridor of Mirrors (1947). Role in The Curse of Frankenstein (1956) began long association with Hammer Films. Notable films included Dracula (1958), Rasputin – The Mad Monk (1965) and The Creeping Flesh (1972). More recent films include Sleepy Hollow (1999) and the role of Saruman in the Lord of the Rings triology. Awarded CBE in 2001.

Links:
http://www.christopherleeweb.com/ Official web site
http://www.tiscali.co.uk/entertainment/film/biographies/christop Biography

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1 Response to Christopher Lee

From Stephanie on 2nd June 2013
He's now 91. Hurray for the king of Dracula movies!

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