Christopher Lee's most famous characters

 

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Sir Christopher Lee passed away in Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London, on 7 June after being treated for respiratory problems. He was 93.

The actor made his name playing Dracula in the Hammer Horror films, as well as Scaramanga in classic Bond film The Man With The Golden Gun.

He was often refer to as 'Prince of Terror' and his work with Hammer Horror led the postwar revival of Gothic fantasy.

Take a look at his most memorable characters:

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As Cardinal D'Ambroise, who is infected with Black Death in Season Of The Witch, 2010

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As the bloodsucking vampire Count Dracula in 1958's Horror of Dracula

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Saruman in The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring

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As Doctor and his alter ego in I monster, 1970

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As Grigori Rasputin in Rasputin: The Mad Monk, 1966

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Mummy in The Mummy, 1959

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Dracula in Horror of Dracula, 1958

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Frankenstein in Curse of Frankenstein, 1957

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Dracula in Taste The Blood Of Dracula, 1970

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As Scaramanga in Man With The Golden Gun

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As Summerisle in The Wicker Man

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