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Chris Lee | Cristopher Lee | Sir Christopher Lee
6' 5" (1.96 m)
Did You Know?
[on how he was cast as the monster in The Curse of Frankenstein
(1957)] I was asked to play the creature chiefly because of my size and height which had effectively kept me out of many pictures I might have appeared in during the preceding ten years. Most British stars flatly refused to have me anywhere near them in a film, because I was easily the tallest man around.
In Horror of Dracula
(1958), Lee in the title role had to drop a woman into a grave, but when he carried her, she was unexpectedly heavy and in trying to drop her into the grave, Lee also fell in with her.
More often than not sports a beard. Especially in recent years