Net Worth: Under Review
- Birth Place Belgravia, Westminster, London, England, UK
- Height 1.96 m
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Christopher Frank Carandini Lee
- Nationality British
- Date of Birth 27 May 1922
- Occupation actor and singer
- Children 1
About Christopher Lee
Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee is a singer and an English actor. Lee initially played negative roles, and is well known for his depiction of Count Dracula in popular Hammer horror films. Other remarkable roles performed by him include Francisco Scaramanga in the James Bond movie The Man with the Golden Gun, Saruman in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, the Hobbit film trilogy, and as Count Dooku in the final two films of the Star Wars prequel trilogy.
Christopher Lee is a multitalented man with a distinguished personality. He has done several films, provided his voice for animation series, and has made guest appearances in many productions. Lee has also made remarkable contributions to the music industry. Several books have been written about him.
Christopher Lee was born on 27th May 1922 in Belgravia, Westminster, London, UK. Lee attended the Wellington College, Berkshire. He even fought for the Finnish forces during the Winter War. During World War II, he served as an intelligence officer. Christopher can speak German and French fluently and was associated with Central Registry of War Criminals and Security Suspects. He made his debut in acting in year 1947 with the movie Terence Young’s Gothic romance “Corridor of Mirrors”. He signed a 7 year contract with the Rank Organization. His films have often made a lot of money.
He has been married to Birgit “Gitte” Lee since 1961. She was a former Danish model. He supports the British Conservative Party. He has received several honors including the BAFTA Academy Fellowship and was knighted by Prince Charles. Lee was named by USA Today as 2005’s “most marketable star”.