Thursday, June 11, 2015
Sir Christopher Lee, the legendary actor whose career began in the Hammer horror films and became widely popular thanks to his portrayal of count Dracula has died at age 93.
Christopher Lee has starred in a wide variety of popular films that include Gremlins 2, Star Wars , Lord of the Rings and even a role as one of the greatest Bond villains.
The veteran actor died at 8.30am on Sunday at London’s Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, according to sources close to his family.
Apparently Lee had been receiving treatment there for respiratory problems and heart failure over the preceding three weeks and turned 93 during his stay in the hospital.
He will be greatly missed.