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Christopher Lee’s height is 6ft 5.5in ( 1.96m )

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee, CBE, CStJ, is a English actor and singer. Lee initially portrayed villains and became best known for his role as Count Dracula in a string of popular Hammer Horror films.

Christopher Lee

Born: May 27, 1922 , Belgravia, London, United Kingdom
Spouse: Birgit Kroencke (m. 1961)
Albums: Charlemagne: By the Sword and the Cross, Charlemagne: The Omens of Death, Revelation, Leaving Rivendell, At Dawn in Rivendell, Devils, Rogues & Other Villains, Peter and the Wolf / Classical Symphony / Violin Concerto no. 1
Awards: Guinness World Records, Order of the British Empire, MTV Movie Award for Best Fight, BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award, Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement
Christopher Lee Quote: There was a gap of seven years between the first and second Dracula movies. In the second one as everybody knows, I didn’t speak, because I said I couldn’t say the lines. View More Christopher Lee Quotes
Filmography: Angels in Notting Hill (2014), Extraordinary Tales (2015), The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014), LEGO the Hobbit: The Video Game (2014), The Girl from Nagasaki (2013), Night Train to Lisbon (2013), The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), Dark Shadows (2012), The Hunting of the Snark (2012), Hugo (2011), The Wicker Tree (2011), The Resident (2011), Season of the Witch (2011), Burke and Hare (2010), The Heavy (2010), Alice in Wonderland (2010/I), Glorious 39 (2009), Triage (2009), Boogie Woogie (2009), Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days (2009), Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008), The Color of Magic (2008), The Golden Compass (2007), Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ (2007), Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth II – Rise of the Witch King (2006), The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth II (2006), Kingdom Hearts II (2005), Pope John Paul II (2005), Corpse Bride (2005), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Greyfriars Bobby (2005), Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005), The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth (2004), GoldenEye: Rogue Agent (2004), EverQuest II (2004), The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age (2004), Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse (2004), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), Freelancer (2003), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002), Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), Conquest: Frontier Wars (2001), Les redoutables (2001), Ghost Stories for Christmas (2000), In the Beginning (2000), Gormenghast (2000), The Rocky Interactive Horror Show (1999), Sleepy Hollow (1999), The New Adventures of Robin Hood (1997-1998), Jinnah (1998), Tale of the Mummy (1998), The Odyssey (1997), Wyrd Sisters (1997), Soul Music (1997), Ivanhoe (1997), Welcome to the Discworld (1996), The Stupids (1996), Princess Alisea (1996), Tales of Mystery and Imagination (1995), Moses (1995), Street Gear (1995), The Tomorrow People (1995), A Feast at Midnight (1994), Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994), Funny Man (1994), Ghosts (1994), Detonator (1993), Cyber Eden (1992), Double Vision (1992), The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992), Incident at Victoria Falls (1992), Beauty and the Beast (1992/I), Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991), Curse III: Blood Sacrifice (1991), Journey of Honor (1991), The Rainbow Thief (1990), The Care of Time (1990), Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990), L’avaro (1990), Treasure Island (1990), Honeymoon Academy (1989), Murder Story (1989), Fall of the Eagles (1989), La révolution française (1989), The Return of the Musketeers (1989), Around the World in 80 Days (1989), Olympus Force: The Key (1988), Mask of Murder (1988), Dark Mission: Evil Flowers (1988), The Girl (1987), Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987), The Disputation (1986), Un métier du seigneur (1986), Shaka Zulu (1986), Jocks (1986), Howling II: … Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985), The Rosebud Beach Hotel (1984), Faerie Tale Theatre (1984), The Far Pavilions (1984), New Magic (1983), The Return of Captain Invincible (1983), House of the Long Shadows (1983), The Last Unicorn (1982), Charles & Diana: A Royal Love Story (1982), Massarati and the Brain (1982), Safari 3000 (1982), Steigler and Steigler (1981), Goliath Awaits (1981), An Eye for an Eye (1981), Tales of the Haunted (1981), The Salamander (1981), Charlie’s Angels (1980), Once Upon a Spy (1980), Serial (1980), 1941 (1979), Bear Island (1979), Captain America II: Death Too Soon (1979), Jaguar Lives! (1979), Nutcracker Fantasy (1979), Arabian Adventure (1979), The Passage (1979), The Pirate (1978), Caravans (1978), Circle of Iron (1978), Return from Witch Mountain (1978), How the West Was Won (1977-1978), Starship Invasions (1977), End of the World (1977), Airport ’77 (1977), Meatcleaver Massacre (1977), The Keeper (1976), Dracula and Son (1976), The Night of the Askari (1976), To the Devil a Daughter (1976), The Diamond Mercenaries (1976), Diagnosis: Murder (1975), Space: 1999 (1975), The Butcher, the Star and the Orphan (1975), The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), The Four Musketeers: Milady’s Revenge (1974), Raw Meat (1973), The Three Musketeers (1973), The Wicker Man (1973), The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973), Great Mysteries (1973), Poor Devil (1973), The Creeping Flesh (1973), Dark Places (1973), Nothing But the Night (1973), Horror Express (1972), Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972), Hannie Caulder (1971), I, Monster (1971), The House That Dripped Blood (1971), Umbracle (1970), Scars of Dracula (1970), The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970), Julius Caesar (1970), Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970), One More Time (1970), Count Dracula (1970), Eugenie… the Story of Her Journey Into Perversion (1970), The Bloody Judge (1970), Scream and Scream Again (1970), The Magic Christian (1969), The Oblong Box (1969), Sax Rohmer’s The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969), The Avengers (1967-1969), Curse of the Crimson Altar (1968), Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968), The Blood of Fu Manchu (1968), Eve (1968), The Devil Rides Out (1968), The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism (1967), Five Golden Dragons (1967), Blood Fiend (1967), The Vengeance of Fu Manchu (1967), Island of the Burning Damned (1967), The Brides of Fu Manchu (1966), Psycho-Circus (1966), Rasputin: The Mad Monk (1966), Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966), The Face of Fu Manchu (1965), The Skull (1965), Agatha Christie’s ‘Ten Little Indians’ (1965), She (1965/I), Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors (1965), The Gorgon (1964), Castle of the Living Dead (1964), Crypt of the Vampire (1964), The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1964), The Devil-Ship Pirates (1964), The Whip and the Body (1963), Horror Castle (1963), Katarsis (1963), Stranglehold (1962), Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962), The Devil’s Agent (1962), The Pirates of Blood River (1962), Secret of the Red Orchid (1962), Hercules in the Haunted World (1961), Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (1961), The Devil’s Daffodil (1961), Scream of Fear (1961), The Terror of the Tongs (1961), The Hands of Orlac (1960), Wild for Kicks (1960), The City of the Dead (1960), The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1960), Playgirl After Dark (1960), Uncle Was a Vampire (1959), Tales of the Vikings (1959), The Mummy (1959), Hot Money Girl (1959), The Man Who Could Cheat Death (1959), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959), William Tell (1959), Corridors of Blood (1958), Missiles from Hell (1958), Horror of Dracula (1958), White Hunter (1958), A Tale of Two Cities (1958), Ivanhoe (1958), O.S.S. (1958), The Truth About Women (1957), Bitter Victory (1957), The Gay Cavalier (1957), Stowaway Girl (1957), The Curse of Frankenstein (1957), She Played with Fire (1957), The Accursed (1957), Assignment Foreign Legion (1956-1957), Night Ambush (1957), The Errol Flynn Theatre (1956-1957), Sailor of Fortune (1956), Aggie (1956), Rheingold Theatre (1953-1956), Beyond Mombasa (1956), Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1956), Port Afrique (1956), The Scarlet Pimpernel (1956), Alexander the Great (1956), Private’s Progress (1956), Chevron Hall of Stars (1956), Moby Dick Rehearsed (1955), Storm Over the Nile (1955), Alias John Preston (1955), The Cockleshell Heroes (1955), Tales of Hans Anderson (1954-1955), The Vise (1955), Police Dog (1955), The Dark Avenger (1955), That Lady (1955), Cross-Roads (1955), Destination Milan (1954), Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1954), The Mirror and Markheim (1954), Innocents in Paris (1953), Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales (1952), Moulin Rouge (1952), Babes in Bagdad (1952), Bombay Waterfront (1952), Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow (1952), The Crimson Pirate (1952), Valley of the Eagles (1951), Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951), Prelude to Fame (1950), They Were Not Divided (1950), The Gay Lady (1949), Scott of the Antarctic (1948), Penny and the Pownall Case (1948), A Song for Tomorrow (1948), Hamlet (1948), One Night with You (1948), Corridor of Mirrors (1948), Kaleidoscope (1946-1947), The Return of Captain Invincible (1983), Nutcracker Fantasy (1979), The Wicker Man (1973), The Making of a Legend (2003), Nothing But the Night (1973), The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), Inside ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’ (2000), The Freddy Jenkins Show (2015), Drakul (2014), The Resident (2011), The Man Who Saw Frankenstein Cry (2010), Stone of Destiny (2008), Bloody Jess (2007), Christopher Lee: Mr. Holmes, Mr. Wilder (2003), And the Word Was Bond (1999), Frankenstein and Me (1996), Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993), Dieter & Andreas (1989), Face of Unity (2014), Timeshift (2014), Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics (2013), Brisant (2013), Christopher Lee: A Legacy of Horror and Terror (2012), 56th BFI London Film Festival (2012), Everything or Nothing (2012), British Legends of Stage and Screen (2012), Shoot the Moon: The Making of ‘Hugo’ (2012), Seitenblicke (2008-2011), The Orange British Academy Film Awards (2011), Midnight Madness: The History of Horror, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Films (2010), Christopher Lee – Gentleman des Grauens (2010), On the Edge of War: Uncovering ‘Glorious 39′ (2010), Troldspejlet (2001-2009), American Masters (2009), The Alan Titchmarsh Show (2009), Na plovárne (2009), Fanex Files: Hammer Films (2008), Visions from the Enchanted Lands (2007), Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs (2007), Prominent! (2007), Tasmanian Devil: The Fast and Furious Life of Errol Flynn (2007), Hollywood Chinese (2007), Ein Leben wie im Flug (2007), Caiga quien caiga (2007), 100 Years Under the Sea: Shipwrecks of the Caribbean (2007), Amazon Trek: In Search of Vanishing Secrets (2007), Bloody Jess (2007), Breakfast (2003-2006), 2006 Women’s World Awards (2006), Le grand journal de Canal+ (2006), Morning Glory (2006), Wogan Now & Then (2006), The Witch’s Dungeon: 40 Years of Chills (2006), Tim Burton: Dark vs. Light (2006), Voices from the Underworld (2006), 2005 Women’s World Awards (2005), Planet Voice (2005), ‘Star Wars’: Feel the Force (2005), Willkommen bei Carmen Nebel (2005), Cast & Crew (2005), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Different Faces, Different Flavors (2005), The Ultimate Film (2004), Greasepaint and Gore, Part 2: The Hammer Monsters of Roy Ashton (2004), Greasepaint and Gore: The Hammer Monsters of Phil Leakey (2004), Christopher Lee: A Life in Films (2003), National Geographic: Beyond the Movie – The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003), Dracula’s Bram Stoker (2003), J.R.R. Tolkien: Origins of Middle-Earth (2003), This Morning (2003), Richard & Judy (2003), The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003), 2003 World Awards (2003), The Fall of Fu Manchu (2003), The Rise of Fu Manchu (2003), Christopher Lee: Mr. Holmes, Mr. Wilder (2003), The 100 Greatest Movie Stars (2003), The Making of a Legend (2003), From Hollywood to Borehamwood (2003), Whales of Atlantis: In Search of Moby Dick (2003), To the Devil… The Death of Hammer (2002), James Bond: A BAFTA Tribute (2002), Happy Anniversary Mr. Bond (2002), Best Ever Bond (2002), From Puppets to Pixels: Digital Characters in ‘Episode II’ (2002), Weta Workshop (2002), Perversion Stories (2002), 2002 World Awards (2002), Two Wizards (2002), Heaven and Earth with Gloria Hunniford (2002), Leute heute (2002), Actor’s Notebook: Christopher Lee (2002), Burnt Offering: The Cult of the Wicker Man (2001), National Geographic Explorer (2001), Gomorron (2001), Live Lunch (2001), The Big Breakfast (2001), A Passage to Middle-earth: Making of ‘Lord of the Rings’ (2001), Quest for the Ring (2001), R2-D2: Beneath the Dome (2001), The Wicker Man Enigma (2001), Once Upon a Time in Europe (2001), Wingspan (2001), Devil’s Island: Journey Into Jungle Alcatraz (2001), Ian Fleming: 007′s Creator (2000), Inside ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’ (2000), Sleepy Hollow: Behind the Legend (2000), Turning Points (2000), Death of an Empire (2000), E! Mysteries & Scandals (2000), Legends (2000), And the Word Was Bond (1999), Dare to Dream (1998), Ex-S (1998), A-Z of Horror (1997), Strictly Supernatural (1997), 100 Years of Horror (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Freaks (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Giants (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Maniacs (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Scream Queens (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Sorcerers (1996), 100 Years of Horror: The Aristocrats of Evil (1996), 100 Years of Horror: The Count and Company (1996), 100 Years of Horror: The Double Demons (1996), 100 Years of Horror: The Evil Unseeable (1996), 100 Years of Horror: The Frankenstein Family (1996), 100 Years of Horror: The Monster Makers (1996), 100 Years of Horror: The Walking Dead (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Witchcraft and Demons (1996), A Century of Science Fiction (1996), The Many Faces of Christopher Lee (1996), In Search of Dracula with Jonathan Ross (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Aliens (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Baron Frankenstein (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Bela Lugosi (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Blood-Drinking Beings (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Boris Karloff (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Demons (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Dinosaurs (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Dracula and His Disciples (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Frankenstein’s Friends (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Ghosts (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Girl Ghouls (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Gory Gimmicks (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Mad Doctors (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Man-Made Monsters (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Mummies (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Mutants (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Phantoms (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Werewolves (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Witches (1996), 100 Years of Horror: Zombies (1996), Tales of Mystery and Imagination (1995), A Pleasant Terror: The Life and Ghost of M.R. James (1995), In Search of James Bond with Jonathan Ross (1995), The Big Picture (1993-1995), Gottschalk Late Night (1995), This Is Your Life (1974-1995), The Vampire Interviews (1994), Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror (1994), The Little Picture Show (1994), Stern TV (1994), Biography (1993), Le divan (1993), Fear in the Dark (1991), Això és massa! (1991), Wahre Wunder (1991), ARD-Mittagsmagazin (1990), Der große Preis (1990), An Invitation to Remember (1989), Nase vorn (1989), Secret World (1988), WWF Club (1988), Hammer: The Studio That Dripped Blood! (1987), Stars in der Manege (1987), Wetten, dass..? (1987), The Mind of David Berglas (1986), The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes (1985), Tele-Illustrierte (1984), Àngel Casas Show (1984), Errol Flynn: Portrait of a Swashbuckler (1983), Witness the Impossible (1983), Sunday, Sunday (1983), Auf los geht’s los (1983), International Pro-Celebrity Golf: Six of the Best (1981), Whicker’s World (1968-1980), The American Movie Awards (1980), The Mike Douglas Show (1975-1979), The Bob Wilkins Super Horror Show (1979), Looks Familiar (1978), Tomorrow Coast to Coast (1978), Saturday Night Live (1978), Science Fiction Film Awards (1978), Mysteries from the Unknown: The Occult (1977), Celebrity Squares (1975), Vem var Dracula? (1975), Stars on Sunday (1975), Clapper Board (1974), Just a Nimmo (1974), Russell Harty Plus (1973), Theatre Macabre (1971), Treffpunkte (1971), Cuadecuc, vampir (1971), Cinema (1971), London aktuell (1970), Beat-Club (1969), Quelle horreur mon saigneur Dracula (1969), The Eamonn Andrews Show (1968), Tonight with Dave Allen (1967), Victims of Vesuvius (1967), Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix (2014), Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014), Ouija Are You There? (2013), Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness (2007-2013), Welcome to the Basement (2013), Dracula vs. Vampir (2012), Lego the Lord of the Rings: The Video Game (2012), Top Gear (2012), Frankenstein Reborn: The Making of a Hammer Classic (2012), Frankenweenie (2012), Erik Schumann über ‘Der flüsternde Tod’ (2012), Tod in der Sonne: Ein Interview mit Jürgen Goslar (2012), Wie fotografiert man den flüsternden Tod? Interview mit Wolfgang Treu (2012), Back to Black: The Making of Dracula Prince of Darkness (2012), A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss (2010), Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010), Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010), Margaret John: National Treasure (2010), Memòries de la tele (2009), Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008), The McCartney Years (2007), Have I Got News for You (2007), Cámara negra. Teatro Victoria Eugenia (2007), British Film Forever (2007), True Bond (2007), Cómo conseguir un papel en Hollywood (2007), Beloved Count (2007), On Location with ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’ (2006), Baker Street Babylon: The Bizarre Afterlife of Sherlock Holmes (2005), Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005), Filmmakers vs. Tycoons (2005), Science of Star Wars (2005), Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005), Lego Star Wars: The Video Game (2005), Police Academy: Mission to Moscow – Underneath the Mission (2004), The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster (2002), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002), Bond Girls Are Forever (2002), Midsomer Murders (2001), Call Him Jess (2000), The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Adventures in the Secret Service (2000), The James Bond Story (1999), The Making of ’1941′ (1996), The World of Hammer (1994), The Walt Disney Comedy and Magic Revue (1985), Fright Night (1985), The Best of All Time Horror Classics (1985), Fade to Black (1980), The Horror Show (1979), Light Entertainment Killers (1969), The Avengers (1969), Lolita (1962), Final Column (1955), Man in Demand (1955)
Other Names: Chris Lee, Cristopher Lee, Sir Christopher Lee
Astrological Sign: Gemini
Best Known For Movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Occupation: Actor
Height: 6ft 5.5in ( 1.96m )
First Name: Christopher
Last Name: Lee
Birth Full Name: Christopher Frank Carandini Lee
Birthplace: Belgravia, Westminster England
Died: 7 June, 2015
Build: Athletic
Eye Color: Brown – Dark
Hair Color: Grey
Sexuality: Straight
Ethnicity: White
Nationality: English
High School: Summer Fields School
University: Wellington College,
Official Websites:
ChristopherLeeWeb.com
Father: Geoffrey Trollope Lee,Harcourt “Ingle” Rose, (step father)
Mother: Estelle Marie (née Carandini di Sarzano
Other Family Members: Marie Carandini,Great Grandmother,Juan Rodriguez (son-in-law),Dame Harriet Walter (niece),Christina Erika Lee (daughter),Ian Fleming (step-cousin)

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