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Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee info
Born: 27 May, 1922
Birth Name: Christopher Frank Carandini Lee
Height: 1.96 (6' 5")
Nickname: Chris
Also Known As: Christopher Lee, Chris Lee, Cristopher Lee, Sir Christopher Lee
Spouse: Gitte Lee (17 March 1961 – present) 1 child
Awards: 14 wins & 7 nominations
Known for: Alice in Wonderland , Star Wars: Episode III , Star Wars: Episode II , Charlie and the Chocolate Factory , The Golden Compass and more.
Christopher Lee biography

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Christopher Lee was born in May 1922 in the capital of the United Kingdom. He was born in a simple family. His parents were teachers, who were very much fond of art and theater. That is why they were educating their children in the same atmosphere. After a few years of work on the supporting roles, he finally got the role that was meant for him- he performed the role of the beast in the movie “Frankenstein’s Curse” which was the first of twenty one films which were filmed by him on the Hammer studio. Opposite to the general opinion “Frankenstein” was not the first movie in which he performed with Peter Cashing. They met each other on the filming set of the movie filmed by Lawrence Olivier, which was called “Hamlet” where Cashing performed Ostrich’s role, and where Lee was carrying the torch in one of the episode scenes of the movie. In 1968 Christopher appeared in front of everyone in the image of “Conte” in the movie “Dracula’s Curse” where he performed with Peter again, and where Peter played the role of Van Helsing. A year later after Dracula’s role, he added one more significant role into his list, as he performed the role of Sherlock Holmes in the movie “Baskervilles dog”. And ten years later after it was released on the screens, Christopher Lee became the only actor who performed both of the characters Sherlock’s and his elder brother’s Mycroft.
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Christopher Lee filmography

Here you can learn about the movies Christopher Lee acted in. You can see the names of the movies, their budget, years of release and the money gained from the screening of the certain movie. It is always interesting to know.

Movies & Videos Budget Year Opening weekend US box Office
Alice in Wonderland - Jabberwocky (voice) $200M 2010 $62.7M $334M
The Golden Compass - First High Councilor $180M 2007 $25.8M $70.1M
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Dr. Wonka $150M 2005 $56.2M $206M
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones - Count Dooku/Darth Tyranus $115M 2002 $80M $311M
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith - Count Dooku $113M 2005 $108M $380M
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers - Saruman the White $94M 2002 $62M $340M
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - Saruman (extended edition) $94M 2003 $72.6M $377M
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring - Saruman $93M 2001 $66.1M $314M
Sleepy Hollow - Burgomaster $65M 1999 $30.1M $101M
Gremlins 2: The New Batch - Doctor Catheter $50M 1990 $41.5M
Corpse Bride - Pastor Galswells (voice) $40M 2005 $385K $53.3M
Season of the Witch - Cardinal D'Ambroise $40M 2011 $10.6M $23.7M
1941 - Capt. Wolfgang von Kleinschmidt $35M 1979
The Stupids - Evil Sender $25M 1996 $1.59M $2.42M
The Resident - August $20M 2011
Caravans - Sardar Khan $14M 1978 $1M
The Man with the Golden Gun - Francisco Scaramanga, Stunt Driver (uncredited) $13M 1974 $21M
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes - Mycroft Holmes $10M 1970
The Rainbow Thief - Uncle Rudolf $10M 1990
Journey of Honor - King Philip $10M 1991

We always wonder how much actors are paid for their work. Everything depends on a movie. The list below provides you with the information about Christopher Lee salary for the roles played in certain movies.

Movie Year Salary
Horror of Dracula 1958 1,360 USD
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