Date of Birth:
27 May 1922
Christopher Lee played in 77 movies in the Sci-Fi, Horror, Drama, Music, Crime, Thriller, Mystery, Romance, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western, History, Family, War, Animation, Biography, Music, Documentary genres.
Christopher Lee got succeed with average imdb rating 6.
Turned down Donald Pleasence's task in Halloween (1978). (He later remarked that this was his biggest goof-up.)
Classically trained choir member.
Possibly the only actor who has portrayed three original Sherlock Holmes characters: Sherlock Holmes, Mycroft Holmes and Henry Baskerville.
A distant cousin and frequent golfing partner of Bond creator Ian Fleming, Lee was the author's special pick for the role of Dr. No (1962) in the first 007 film. The in support of participate in, of course, went to actor Joseph Wiseman, who was brilliant. In spite of that, fans of the literary Bond might want to check out Lee's portrayal of Chinese teacher wrongdoer Fu Manchu, for an outlook of how Ian Fleming himself envisioned Dr. No.
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