Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee was an actor.

Lee and Barbara Shelley appeared in a film about Gorgons. (TV: Eye of the Gorgon)

Lee played evil fictional characters who thanked other evil characters for doing his work for him. (PROSE: The Face of the Enemy)

Jo Grant expected Grigori Rasputin to look like a suave and demonic Christopher Lee. She was surprised to see that he looked completely different. (PROSE: The Wages of Sin)

Rohesia and Raymond were acquainted with Lee and mocked Ace's assumptions about Vampires, many of which were based on Lee's portrayal of Count Dracula on film. (AUDIO: An Alien Werewolf in London)

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Christopher Lee often appeared alongside Peter Cushing in Hammer Horror films, and in this capacity played Dracula, Frankenstein's monster, against Cushing's Van Helsing and Frankenstein. In his role in the aforementioned 1964 film The Gorgon, he also starred opposite Peter Cushing.

He has also portrayed at various points both Sherlock and Mycroft Holmes, and played Count Dooku in the Star Wars prequels, and Saruman in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.

Lee was one of the actors considered for the parts of Borusa and the Master in a television movie project that eventually became Doctor Who.[1]

Patrick Troughton starred together with Lee in the horror films The Gorgon (1964) and Scars of Dracula (1970).

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