Mr. Ambien Posted June 11, 2015 Share Posted June 11, 2015 Was hoping this was a hoax. http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2015/06/11/sir-christopher-lee-dead-at-3-according-to-death-certificate/ Sir Christopher Lee, the deep-voiced dramatic actor known to several generations for his portrayal of villains in "Dracula," "James Bond" and "Lord of the Rings" movies, has died. He was 93. The news of Lee’s June 7 death was first reported by the U.K.’s Telegraph, which published his death certificate. His wife waited to go public with the news of his death in order to have time to inform family members, according to The Guardian. Lee had an illustrious military career before he became known in the acting world. He voluntarily enlisted in the military and served in the Royal Air Force and Special Forces for five years during World War II. Poor eyesight prevented him becoming a pilot, and he served as an intelligence officer in North Africa and Italy. In 1947, Lee first tried his hand at acting. With his 6-foot-4-inch, towering frame, it didn't take long for Lee's career to take off and by 1952 he'd landed a role in the Oscar-nominated film "Moulin Rouge." His career took off from there, and he appeared in more than 250 movies, but for many was forever known as the vampire Count Dracula in a slew of "Hammer Horror" movies — the gory, gothic thrillers churned out by the British studio in the 1950s and 1960s that became hugely popular. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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