Christopher Lee dead at 93
Christopher Lee has died. He was 93.
Lee, known as the master of horror, played Saruman in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy and The Hobbit Trilogy. He also played Count Dooku in the Star Wars prequels.
Sir Christopher Lee, known as the master of horror, has died at the age of 93 after being hospitalised for respiratory problems and heart failure.
The veteran actor, immortalised in films from Dracula to The Wicker Man, and via James Bond villainy to the Lord of the Rings trilogy, died at 8.30am on Sunday morning at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London.