Death of Christopher Lee

May 27, 1922 - June 7, 2015
London, England | Age 93

Prolific British actor played Saruman in "The Lord of the Rings"
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By JILL LAWLESS, The Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — Christopher Lee, an actor who brought dramatic gravitas and aristocratic bearing to screen villains from Dracula to James Bond enemy Scaramanga, has died at age 93.

Lee appeared in more than 250 movies, including memorable roles as the wicked wizard Saruman in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and the evil Count Dooku in two of George Lucas' "Star Wars" prequels. But for many he will forever be known as the vampire Count Dracula in...

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