Timeline of Christopher Lee films
Sir Christopher Lee, CBE, CStJ, was an English actor, singer and author. He was born on the 27th of May 1922 and died on the 7th of June 2015, he was 93 years old.
In honour of the recent passing of such a great actor, who’s career spanned 70 years and well over 100 films, we have added a Christopher Lee filmography timeline to our directory.
Lee is famous for playing villains, especially his early portrayals of Count Dracula and later as Saruman in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films.
Lee was knighted for services to drama and charity in 2009 and received BAFTA and BFI fellowship awards in 2011 and 2013.
Lee was also known for his singing ability, not only did he record various opera and musical pieces he also contributed to several heavy metal albums.
Christopher Lee also had a remarkable military service during World War II, about which he is quoted as saying
“I was attached to the SAS from time to time but we are forbidden – former, present, or future – to discuss any specific operations. Let’s just say I was in Special Forces and leave it at that. People can read in to that what they like”
Source: Wikipedia (read more)
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Improvements to this timeline:
This timeline was created automatically using a Wikidata query and is still missing about 20 events. Also most of the films only have the year they were released, the timeline will be much better if they have the exact date they were released instead. I will try and do both these things as soon as possible. If you would like to lend a hand and get this timeline up to scratch check the links below, and feel free to contact me directly if you have any questions.
UPDATE[Sunday July 14]: All of the events on the timeline now have the exact date they were released.. THANK YOU!!
We currently have 149 of the 162 films that Wikidata has Christopher Lee listed as a cast member. I Will re-run the query at the end of the day on Monday to see if we have any more by then. Follow the creating events link above to learn how to add events to Histropedia.
A Street Car Named Desire, The Godfather, Superman and so many more to explore on this timeline of films featuring the Oscar winning actor.
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