Christopher Lee

Actor · Writer · Creator
IVA Star Rating : 79
Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee, was an English actor, singer and author. With a career spanning nearly 7 decades, Lee was well known for portraying villains and became best known for his role as Count Dracula in a sequence of Hammer Horror films, a typecasting he always lamented. His other film roles include Francisco Scaramanga in the James... read more

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee, was an English actor, singer and author. With a career spanning nearly 7 decades, Lee was well known for portraying villains and became best known for his role as Count Dracula in a sequence of Hammer Horror films, a typecasting he always lamented. His other film roles include Francisco Scaramanga in the James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), Count Dooku in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, and Saruman in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003) and the Hobbit film trilogy (2012–2014).

Birth Name

Christopher Frank Carandini Lee

Born

Saturday, 27 May 1922

Died

Sunday, 07 June 2015

Actor Filmography

Nosferatu - Ein Film wie ein Vampir Self 2022
Creepshow Prof. Sir Alexander Saxton 2019
Peter Cushing: In His Own Words Self / Himself 2019
Daughter of Shanghai Self 2019
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
The Trail of Dracula Self / Himself 2016
Angels in Notting Hill The Boss / Mr. President / Mr. President (voice) 2015
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Saruman 2014
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films Corrigan 2014
The Drunken Peasants Count Dooku 2014
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Nosferatu - Ein Film wie ein Vampir Self 2022
Creepshow Prof. Sir Alexander Saxton 2019
Peter Cushing: In His Own Words Self / Himself 2019
Daughter of Shanghai Self 2019
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
The Trail of Dracula Self / Himself 2016
Angels in Notting Hill The Boss / Mr. President / Mr. President (voice) 2015
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Saruman 2014
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films Corrigan 2014
The Drunken Peasants Count Dooku 2014
Face of Unity Self 2014
The Girl from Nagasaki Old Officer Pinkerton 2013
Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics Narrator 2013
Dante's Domicile Prof. Sir Alexander Saxton 2013
Night Train to Lisbon Father Bartolomeu / Father Bartholomeu 2013
Extraordinary Tales Narrator (segment "The Fall of the House of Usher") / Narrator (voice) (segment 'The Fall of the House of Usher') 2013
Christopher Lee: A Legacy of Horror and Terror Himself / Self 2012
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Saruman 2012
Everything or Nothing Self 2012
Mansome Fu Manchu 2012
Dark Shadows Clarney 2012
Back to Black: The Making of Dracula Prince of Darkness Dracula 2012
Welcome to the Basement Self 2012
Frankenweenie Movie Dracula / Movie Dracula (archive footage) 2012
Hugo Monsieur Labisse 2011
The Wicker Tree Old Gentleman / Old Man 2011
The Resident August 2011
Season of the Witch Cardinal D'Ambroise 2011
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape Self 2010
Burke and Hare Old Joseph 2010
Halloween: The Inside Story (archive footage) 2010
A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss Self / Creature / Count Dracula / Lord Summerisle 2010
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy Self 2010
The Heavy Mr. Mason 2010
Alice in Wonderland Jabberwocky / The Jabberwocky (voice) 2010
Glorious 39 Walter / Older Walter Page 2009
Triage Joaquín Morales 2009
Chaos Theory Cupcake Man 2009
Boogie Woogie Alfred Rhinegold / Mr. Alfred Rhinegold 2009
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! Self 2008
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Count Dooku (voice) / Count Dooku 2008
The Color of Magic Tod (Sprechrolle), Death 2008
Fanex Files: Hammer Films Self 2008
The Golden Compass First High Councilor 2007
100 Years Under the Sea: Shipwrecks of the Caribbean Narrator 2007
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Count Dracula, Dracula, Count Dracula / The Creature, The Creature 2007
Amazon Trek: In Search of Vanishing Secrets Narrator 2007
British Film Forever Self 2007
Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs Narrator 2007
Hollywood Chinese Self 2007
Ein Leben wie im Flug Self 2007
The Witch's Dungeon: 40 Years of Chills Himself / Self 2006
Faith: Pope John Paul II Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski 2005
The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby The Lord Provost 2005
Corpse Bride Pastor Galswells / Pastor Galswells (voice) 2005
Ban the Sadist Videos! Self 2005
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Dr. Wonka 2005
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Count Dooku 2005
Science of Star Wars (archive footage) 2005
Cameras in Middle-Earth Self 2004
Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse Heinrich von Garten / Emerich 2004
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Saruman (extended edition) 2003
National Geographic: Beyond the Movie - The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King Self 2003
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Saruman 2002
Best Ever Bond Self / Scaramanga 2002
From Puppets to Pixels: Digital Characters in 'Episode II' Self / Himself/Count Dooku 2002
Bond Girls Are Forever Francisco Scaramanga 2002
Timeshift Himself - Actor, Sherlock Holmes (archive footage) 2002
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Darth Tyranus / Count Dooku 2002
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Saruman 2001
R2-D2: Beneath the Dome Self 2001
Devil's Island: Journey Into Jungle Alcatraz Narrator 2001
A Century of Science Fiction Narrator 2001
In the Beginning Rameses I 2000
Ian Fleming: 007's Creator Self 2000
Call Him Jess Self 2000
Gormenghast Flay 2000
Sleepy Hollow Burgomaster 1999
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Adventures in the Secret Service Count Ottokar Graf Czernin 1999
The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster The Monster 1999
Jinnah Mohammed Ali Jinnah 1998
The 11 O'Clock Show Self 1998
Tale of the Mummy Sir Richard Turkel 1998
E! Mysteries & Scandals Self 1998
Wyrd Sisters Death 1997
The Odyssey Tiresias 1997
Soul Music Death 1997
Midsomer Murders Dracula 1997
The New Adventures of Robin Hood Olwyn 1997
Ivanhoe Lucas de Beaumanoir 1997
Welcome to the Discworld Death 1996
100 Years of Horror Self - Host, Host - Narrator, Self 1996
The Stupids Evil Sender 1996
Alisea and the Dream Prince Azaret 1996
The Many Faces of Christopher Lee Self 1996
100 Years of Horror: The Frankenstein Family Host / Narrator 1996
100 Years of Horror: The Count and Company Host / Narrator 1996
100 Years of Horror: Witchcraft and Demons Host / Narrator 1996
A Pleasant Terror: The Life and Ghost of M.R. James Self 1995
In Search of James Bond with Jonathan Ross Himself / Self / Scaramanga 1995
Tales of Mystery and Imagination Self - Host 1995
Errol Flynn: Portrait of a Swashbuckler Self - Narrator 1995
A Feast at Midnight Raptor / V. E. 'Raptor' Longfellow 1995
Funny Man Callum Chance 1994
Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror Narrator / Himself / Self 1994
Police Academy: Mission to Moscow Commandant Rakov 1994
Street Gear Nick Dupont 1994
Detonator General Benin / General Konstanin Benin 1993
Cyber Eden Cedric 1992
Double Vision Mr. Bernard 1992
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Count Ottokar Graf Czerin 1992
Sherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria Falls Sherlock Holmes 1992
Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady Sherlock Holmes 1991
Fear in the Dark Himself / Narrator 1991
Panga Doctor Pearson / Dr. Pearson 1991
Journey of Honor King Philip 1991
Have I Got News for You Count Dracula 1990
The Rainbow Thief Uncle Rudolf 1990
The Care of Time Karlis Zander 1990
Gremlins 2: The New Batch Doctor Catheter 1990
Treasure Island Blind Pew 1990
Honeymoon Academy Lazos 1989
Murder Story Willard Hope 1989
Night of the Eagles Walter Strauss 1989
The French Revolution Sanson (segment "Années Terribles, Les") / Sanson 1989
The Return of the Musketeers Rochefort 1989
Around the World in 80 Days Stuart 1989
Troldspejlet Self - Actor, Self 1989
Dark Mission: Evil Flowers Luis Morel 1988
Mio in the Land of Faraway Kato 1987
Jocks President White 1986
Shaka Zulu Lord Bathurst 1986
The Mind of David Berglas Self 1986
American Masters Self 1986
Howling II: ... Your Sister Is a Werewolf Stefan Crosscoe / Stefan 1985
Fright Night Dracula 1985
The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes Host / Himself - Presenter 1985
The Rosebud Beach Hotel Mr. Clifford King / King 1984
The Far Pavilions Kaka-ji Rao 1984
House of the Long Shadows Corrigan 1983
The Return of Captain Invincible Mr. Midnight 1983
Faerie Tale Theatre King Vladimir V 1982
The Last Unicorn King Haggard (voice) / King Haggard 1982
Safari 3000 Count Borgia 1982
Goliath Awaits John McKenzie 1981
An Eye for an Eye Morgan Canfield 1981
Tales of the Haunted Host 1981
The Salamander Prince Baldasar, the Director of Counterintelligence 1981
Once Upon a Spy Marcus Valorium 1980
Fade to Black Count Dracula 1980
Serial Luckman Skull / Luckman/Skull 1980
Steigler and Steigler Dr. Carl Boxer 1980
1941 Capt. Wolfgang von Kleinschmidt 1979
Captain America II: Death Too Soon Miguel 1979
Bear Island Lechinski 1979
Jaguar Lives! Adam Caine 1979
Arabian Adventure Caliph Alquazar / Alquazar 1979
Nutcracker Fantasy Uncle Drosselmeyer / Street Singer / The Puppeteer / The Watchmaker 1979
The Passage Gypsy / The Gypsy 1979
The Horror Show (archive footage) 1979
The Pirate Samir Al Fay 1978
Caravans Sardar Khan 1978
Circle of Iron Zetan 1978
Return from Witch Mountain Victor Gannon / Victor 1978
The South Bank Show Himself 1978
Starship Invasions Capt. Rameses / Captain Rameses 1977
End of the World Father Pergado / Zindar 1977
Airport '77 Martin Wallace 1977
Meatcleaver Massacre On-Screen Narrator 1977
Dracula and Son Dracula / Le prince des Ténèbres 1976
Charlie's Angels Dale Woodman 1976
The Night of the Askari Bill 1976
To the Devil a Daughter Father Michael / Father Michael Raynor 1976
How the West Was Won The Grand Duke 1976
Killer Force Maj. Chilton / Major Chilton 1976
Saturday Night Live Henry Higgins / Mr. Death / Doctor / Self - Host 1975
Space: 1999 Captain Zantor 1975
The Man with the Golden Gun Francisco Scaramanga / Scaramanga 1974
The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge Rochefort 1974
In Search of Dracula Himself / Vlad Tepes / Count Dracula / Self 1974
Diagnosis: Murder Dr. Stephen Hayward 1974
The Three Musketeers Rochefort 1973
The Wicker Man Lord Summerisle 1973
The Satanic Rites of Dracula Count Dracula 1973
Orson Welles' Great Mysteries Arnaud 1973
Dark Places Dr. Ian Mandeville 1973
Poor Devil Lucifer 1973
The Creeping Flesh James Hildern 1973
Nothing But the Night Colonel Bingham / Col. Charles Bingham 1973
Death Line Stratton-Villiers, MI5 1972
Horror Express Prof. Sir Alexander Saxton 1972
Dracula A.D. 1972 Count Dracula 1972
Cuadecuc, vampir Self / Count Dracula / Himself 1972
Umbracle The Man 1972
Hannie Caulder Bailey 1971
I, Monster Dr. Charles Marlowe / Marlowe / Blake 1971
Theatre Macabre Self - Host 1971
The House That Dripped Blood John Reid (segment 3 "Sweets to the Sweet") / Reid (segment "Sweets to the Sweet") 1971
Scars of Dracula Dracula 1970
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes Mycroft Holmes 1970
Taste the Blood of Dracula Dracula 1970
One More Time Dracula 1970
Count Dracula Dracula / Count Dracula 1970
Eugenie Dolmance 1970
Julius Caesar Artemidorus 1970
The Bloody Judge Lord George Jeffreys / Judge Jeffries 1970
Scream and Scream Again Fremont 1970
The Magic Christian Ship's Vampire 1969
The Oblong Box Dr. J. Neuhartt 1969
The Castle of Fu Manchu Fu Manchu / Dr. Fu Man Chu 1969
The Crimson Cult Morley / J.D. Morley 1968
Dracula Has Risen from the Grave Dracula 1968
The Blood of Fu Manchu Fu Manchu / Dr. Fu Man Chu 1968
The Devil Rides Out Duc de Richleau 1968
Eve Colonel Stuart 1968
The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism Count Frederic Regula / Graf von Andomai 1967
Five Golden Dragons Dragon #4 1967
Theatre of Death Philippe Darvas 1967
Night of the Big Heat Godfrey Hanson 1967
The Vengeance of Fu Manchu Fu Manchu / Dr. Fu Manchu 1967
The Brides of Fu Manchu Fu Manchu 1966
Psycho-Circus Gregor 1966
Rasputin: The Mad Monk Grigori Rasputin 1966
Dracula: Prince of Darkness Dracula / Count Dracula 1966
Beat-Club Self 1965
The Skull Sir Matthew Phillips 1965
The Face of Fu Manchu Fu Manchu / Dr. Fu Man Chu 1965
Ten Little Indians Mr. U. N. Owen / Mr. U.N. Owen (voice) 1965
She Billali 1965
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors Franklyn Marsh (segment "Disembodied Hand") 1965
The Gorgon Prof. Karl Meister 1964
The Castle of the Living Dead Count Drago 1964
Crypt of the Vampire Count Ludwig Karnstein 1964
The Devil-Ship Pirates Captain Robeles 1964
The Whip and the Body Kurt Menliff 1963
Horror Castle Erich 1963
Challenge the Devil Mephistoles 1963
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Karl Jorla 1962
The Devil's Agent Baron Ferdi von Staub 1962
Lolita Frankenstein's Creature 1962
The Pirates of Blood River Capt. LaRoche / Captain LaRoche 1962
Secret of the Red Orchid Capt. Allerman 1962
Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace Sherlock Holmes 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself -Actor 1961
Hercules in the Haunted World King Lico (Licos) / Lico 1961
The Devil's Daffodil Ling Chu 1961
Scream of Fear Dr. Pierre Gerrard / Doctor Pierre Gerrard 1961
The Terror of the Tongs Chung King 1961
The Avengers Professor Stone, Colonel Mannering 1961
The Hands of Orlac Nero the Magician 1960
The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll Paul Allen 1960
The City of the Dead Alan Driscoll / Prof. Alan Driscoll 1960
Playgirl After Dark Novak 1960
Wild for Kicks Kenny King 1960
Uncle Was a Vampire Baron Roderico da Frankurten 1959
Tales of the Vikings Lord Roderick 1959
The Mummy Kharis / The Mummy / Kharis, the Mummy 1959
Hot Money Girl Jaeger 1959
The Man Who Could Cheat Death Dr. Pierre Gerrard 1959
The Hound of the Baskervilles Sir Henry / Sir Henry Baskerville 1959
One Step Beyond Wilhelm Reitlinger 1959
Corridors of Blood Resurrection Joe 1958
William Tell Prince Erik 1958
Missiles from Hell Brunner 1958
Horror of Dracula Dracula / Count Dracula 1958
A Tale of Two Cities Marquis St. Evremonde 1958
Ivanhoe Sir Otto from the Rhine 1958
O.S.S. Dessinger 1957
Bitter Victory Sgt. Barney / Sergeant Barney 1957
Stowaway Girl Voice (voice) / Voice 1957
The Gay Cavalier Colonel Jeffries 1957
The Curse of Frankenstein The Creature 1957
The Accursed Doctor Neumann 1957
Night Ambush German officer at dentist' / German officer at The Dentist's office 1957
The Truth About Women Francois Thiers 1957
Pursuit of the Graf Spee Manolo 1956
Beyond Mombasa Gil Rossi 1956
Port Afrique Franz Vermes 1956
Alexander the Great Nectenabus (voice) / Nectenabus 1956
Private's Progress Major Schultz 1956
Storm Over the Nile Karaga Pasha 1955
Alias John Preston John Preston 1955
The Cockleshell Heroes Commander Dick Raikes - Submarine Commander / Submarine Commander Alan Grieves 1955
Colonel March of Scotland Yard Jeanpierre 1954
The Scarlet Pimpernel Louis 1955
This Is Your Life Self, Self - via TV 1955
The Warriors French Patrol Captain at Tavern 1955
That Lady Captain 1955
Contraband Spain Narrator / Narrator (voice) 1955
The Vise Larry Spence, Richard Martell, Edgar Brookes 1954
Innocents in Paris Lieutenant Whitlock 1953
Rheingold Theatre Antonio, Brackett, Carl, Factory proprietor, Felipe Nagy, Franz, Junior Counsel, Lte. Krainski, Luis, Makarenko, Matador, Maurice, Official, Radenko, Svenson, Tolsen 1953
Moulin Rouge Georges Seurat 1952
Babes in Bagdad Slave dealer 1952
Bombay Waterfront Sir Felix Raybourne 1952
Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow 1952
The Crimson Pirate Joseph - Military Attaché / Joseph (attache) 1952
Valley of the Eagles Det. Holt 1951
Captain Horatio Hornblower Spanish Captain 1951
Prelude to Fame Newsman 1950
They Were Not Divided Chris Lewis 1950
The Gay Lady Hon. Bongo Icklesham 1949
Scott of the Antarctic Bernard Day 1948
Penny and the Pownall Case Jonathan Blair 1948
Hamlet Palace Guard 1948
A Song for Tomorrow Auguste 1948
One Night with You Pirelli's Assistant 1948
Corridor of Mirrors Charles 1948

Producer Filmography

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