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Christopher Lee

Sir Christopher Lee was an English actor with a career spanning nearly 70 years. He was best known for playing Count Dracula and other villains.

NAME: Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee
BORN: 27 May 1922 in Belgravia, London
DIED: 7 June 2015 in Chelsea, London

Selected Filmography

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10 Greatest Christopher Lee Posters You’ve Never Seen

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES takes a global trip through Sir Christopher Lee's posters, for some of his European efforts as well as his Hammer favourites

Cross-Roads 1955 REVIEW

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To celebrate Christopher Lee's 100th birthday, RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks back on his first foray into horror, Cross-Roads from 1955

She 1965 REVIEW

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She 1955
She 1965 is a fun, pulp adventure with plenty of Hammer Horror stars to light up your Saturday afternoon, says TERRY SHERWOOD TITLE: She RELEASED:...

Curse of the Crimson Altar 1968 REVIEW

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Curse Of The Crimson Altar 1968 is a good-dated thriller with moments of fun, says TERRY SHERWOOD

Corridors of Blood 1958 REVIEW

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Boris Karloff and Christopher Lee in Corridors of Blood 1959
Corridors of Blood 1958 with Boris Karloff and Christopher Lee is a solid yet slightly clichéd historical horror film, says TERRY SHERWOOD

14 Hammer Horror actors who appeared in James Bond

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Christopher Lee faces off against Roger Moore in The Man with the Golden Gun, one of the many Hammer Horror James Bond actor crossovers over the years...
With a new James Bond "No Time To Die" finally released, it's time to consider the amount of cross over from the worlds of Hammer Horror to 007...

Death Line 1972: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

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Death Line (1972) starring Donald Pleasence and Christopher is a fan favourite. Here's 10 things you didn't know from SIMON BALL.

Asylum 1972 and The House That Dripped Blood 1970 Blu-ray Review

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES gets a sneak peek at Amicus' Asylum (1972) and The House That Dripped Blood (1970) on Blu-ray.

Hammer Mummy Films, we rank them from best to worst!

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We compare Hammer Mummy films and see how they rank!

Hammer Frankenstein films, ranked from best to worst

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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell 1974
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES makes the hard decisions and ranks his favourite Hammer Frankenstein films!

Hammer Dracula films, ranked from best to worst

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES ranks these Hammer Dracula films in order from best to worst!

My Top 15 favourite Christopher Lee Films

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I monster 1971
KEVIN NICKELSON picks his favourite , Christopher Lee films - do you agree with his selection?

The Gorgon 1964 REVIEW

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Close up of The Gorgon
SIMON BALL takes a look at the Hammer classic horror, The Gorgon (1964)

13 things you didn’t know about The Making of Dracula 1958

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES celebrates the 60th anniversary of Hammer’s Dracula UK premiere by unearthing 13 interesting facts around its production and release…

Happy 60th Birthday to Hammer’s Dracula (1958)!

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Hammer's Dracula (1958) celebrates its 60th birthday. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks back on its initial release and impact.

Why Christopher Lee doesn’t speak in Dracula Prince of Darkness

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Dracula Prince of Darkness
Guest writer WILLIAM STEWART ponders the lack of dialogue for the King of Vampires in Dracula Prince of Darkness

17 Scream and Scream Again facts you must know

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PETER FULLER provides 17 things you must know about Scream and Scream Again (1970)

10 things you (probably) never knew about Hammer’s Curse of Frankenstein...

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Christopher Lee as The Creature in Curse of Frankenstein 1957
KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARD stitches together some amazing facts about Hammer's Curse of Frankenstein starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee...

10 Dracula 1958 facts you didn’t know

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KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS provides some fun facts about Hammer's Dracula, aka Horror of Dracula (1958)

Night of the Big Heat 1967 REVIEW

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Night of the Big Heat
Peter Cushing's steals scenes in Night of the Big Heat 1967 and deserves respect, says HOWARD JACKSON

Hound of the Baskervilles 'unlucky' for Peter Cushing

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Howard Jackson takes a look at Peter Cushing's performance as Sherlock Holmes in Hound of the Baskervilles

The Curse Of Frankenstein – What the Critics Said…

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Christopher Lee as the Creature in The Curse of Frankenstein
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES heads back to 1957 and looks at The Curse of Frankentein's initial reaction from the critics...

20 things you never knew about The Curse Of Frankenstein (1957)

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Italian poster for Hammer's 1957 Curse of Frankenstein
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES heads to the lab to cook up 20 facts about The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

Happy 60th Birthday, The Curse of Frankenstein!

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES celebrates 60 years of Hammer's genre-shaping classic Curse of Frankenstein, and looks at its ongoing legacy.

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Carry On Screaming! 10 things you didn’t know

Carry on Screaming
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Carry On Screaming! - a spoof on Hammer Films - is both a is a horror and comedic delight, says guest writer ANDY DAVIDSON

5 Haunted Wales Pubs That’ll Give You The Shivers

The Llindir Inn in Denbigh is one of the oldest pubs in Wales (and spookiest!)
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RICK HALE reveals five very haunted Wales pubs, where the spirits aren’t only in the glasses….

Leeds: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Leeds is one of the top haunted places in the north of England, KAI ROBERTS takes us on a tour

County Clare, Ireland: 5 Haunted Places To Visit

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ANN MASSEY tells us why the haunting scenery is not the only otherworldly reason to visit County Clare.

10 Ghosts that Haunt Cardiff Castle

Haunted Cardiff
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CLAIRE BARRAND lists 10 of the ghosts that call haunted Cardiff Castle home