Christopher Lee Overview:

Character actor, Christopher Lee, was born Christopher Frank Carandini Lee on May 27, 1922 in Belgravia, London. Lee died at the age of 93 on Jun 7, 2015 in Chelsea, London .

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THE EUROCRYPT OF COLLECTION 2 On Blu-ray From Severin

By Dan Day, Jr. on Jun 7, 2022 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

Last year Severin's THE EUROCRYPT OF Blu-ray box set was my pick for home video release of the year. The company is back with THE EUROCRYPT OF 2, a seven-disc collection containing six rare films featuring Lee. (This set is not available yet for general release, but I... Read full article


Rating The Hammer Dracula Films Starring

By Dan Day, Jr. on May 27, 2022 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

Today marks the 100th anniversary of . I've decided to mark this occasion by ranking the Hammer Dracula films which starred Lee. The format is much the same as yesterday's ranking of the Hammer Frankenstein films starring Peter Cushing. One aspect of the Hammer Draculas that doesn't g... Read full article


THE EUROCRYPT OF COLLECTION On Blu-ray From Severin

By Dan Day, Jr. on Jun 5, 2021 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

is a legend of English Gothic cinema--but he's also a legend of Euro Gothic cinema, which is made abundantly clear in this new fantastic Blu-ray set from Severin. THE EUROCRYPT OF COLLECTION collects five rare and somewhat obscure films that were made in continental E... Read full article


The Blogathon – Wrap Up

By Barry P. on May 24, 2021 From Cinematic Catharsis

We’ve reached the end of another spectacular blogathon, and once again, we’re impressed with the range of topics from our exceptionally talented participants. But as anyone familiar with ‘80s television can confirm, wait… There’s more! We have another batch of fabulous ... Read full article


The Blogathon – Day 3 Recap

By Barry P. on May 23, 2021 From Cinematic Catharsis

Gill from Realweegiemidget Reviews and I are back for the third day of the Christopher Lee Blogathon. We have another eclectic line-up of blog posts for your perusal. But wait! In the immortal words of sports great Yogi Berra, “It ain’t over till it’s over.” Due to some pendi... Read full article


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Christopher Lee Quotes:

Fu Manchu: [opening line] This is Fu Manchu. Once again the world is at my mercy. I have conquered not only the mysteries of the continent but now of the oceans too. In the tropical waters of the south Atlantic my hand stretches out to turn water into ice - and to transform safety into the deadliest peril. In a few moments the proof of my mastery will be complete.


Rex Van Ryn: [sadly walks in carrying the body of Tanith] She's dead!
Duc de Richleau: [apologetically] I know Rex. The Angel of Death was summoned. He cannot return empty-handed.


Prof. Alan Driscoll: The basis of fairy tale is in reality. The basis of reality is fairy tales


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Christopher Lee Facts
Two of his roles have been as leaders of a separatist movement. The first was Jinnah (1998), about Mohammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan. The second was in the "Star Wars" series as Count Dooku, the former mentor of Qui-Gon Jinn.

At 6 feet 5 inches, he is entered into the Guinness Book of World Records as "The Tallest Leading Actor".

His favorite director is Tim Burton.

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