Christopher Lee is known around the world as a iconic actor.
For me he is not only an iconic actor he introduced and put me on a path to the fascination of Dracula and vampires, and to discover the history of where all this started, people who know me can tell you I have a sort of obsession if you will with Dracula, vampires, Vlad Tepes and Elizabeth Bathory,
With his co-star Peter Cushing in the Hammer horror classics as a child from when I can remember I watched sat glued to the floor watching Van Helsing trying to catch Dracula wondering whether for once would Dracula beat his nemesis.
Growing up his name was never far from my ear from then on, soon as his name was mentioned in a film I had to watch it as I know the characters he played would.be amazing.
Lord of the Rings, The Man with the Golden Gun, Sleepy Hollow, the list goes on.
So for the passing of Christopher Lee to me means a little more then a loss of a great actor, it feels like a loss of a childhood friend.