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Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee is perhaps the only actor of his generation to have starred in so many films. Although most notable for personifying bloodsucking vampire, Dracula, on screen, he has portrayed other varied characters on screen, most of which were villains, whether it be Francisco Scaramanga in the James Bond film, The Man with ... See full bio »
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 2016 The 11th (pre-production)
Lars Ole Hansen
 2014 Angels in Notting Hill (completed)
The Boss, Mr. President
 2014 Extraordinary Tales (voice)
 2014 LEGO the Hobbit: The Video Game (Video Game)
Narrator / Saruman the White (voice)
 2013 Night Train to Lisbon
Father Bartolomeu
 2012 The Hunting of the Snark
 2011 The Wicker Tree
Old Gentleman
 2011 The Resident
 2010 The Heavy
Mr. Mason
 2010/I Alice in Wonderland
Jabberwocky (voice)
 2009 Glorious 39
 2009 Triage
Joaquín Morales
 2009 Boogie Woogie
Mr. Alfred Rhinegold
 2009 Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days (Video Game)
DiZ (English version, voice)
 2008 The Color of Magic (TV Movie)
Death (voice)
 2007 Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ (Video Game)
DiZ / Ansem the Wise (English version, voice)
 2005 Kingdom Hearts II (Video Game)
DiZ / Ansem the Wise (English version, voice)
 2004 GoldenEye: Rogue Agent (Video Game)
Francisco Scaramanga (voice)
 2004 EverQuest II (Video Game)
Lucan D'Lere (voice)
 2003 Freelancer (Video Game) (voice)
 2001 Conquest: Frontier Wars (Video Game)
Anvil / Headquarters (voice)
 2001 Les redoutables (TV Series)
La mort
- Confession (2001) ... La mort
 2000 Ghost Stories for Christmas (TV Mini-Series)
M.R James (voice)
 2000 In the Beginning (TV Movie)
Rameses I
 2000 Gormenghast (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... Flay
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... Flay
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Flay
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Flay
 1999 The Rocky Interactive Horror Show (Video Game)
 1997 The Odyssey (TV Series)
 1997 Wyrd Sisters (TV Mini-Series)
Death (voice)
 1997 Soul Music (TV Series)
Death (voice)
 1996 The Stupids
Evil Sender
 1996 Princess Alisea (TV Movie)
 1995 Tales of Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
The Host / Host / Prince Prospero
- The Black Cat ... The Host
- The Oval Portrait ... The Host
- Berenice ... The Host
 1995 Moses (TV Movie)
 1995 The Tomorrow People (TV Series)
Sam Rees
- The Rameses Connection: Part 5 (1995) ... Sam Rees
- The Rameses Connection: Part 4 (1995) ... Sam Rees
- The Rameses Connection: Part 3 (1995) ... Sam Rees
- The Rameses Connection: Part 2 (1995) ... Sam Rees
- The Rameses Connection: Part 1 (1995) ... Sam Rees
 1994 A Feast at Midnight
 1994 Police Academy: Mission to Moscow
Commandant Rakov
 1994 Funny Man
Callum Chance
 1994 Ghosts (Video Game)
Dr. Marcus Grimalkin / Himself
 1993 Detonator (TV Movie)
General Konstantin Benin
 1992 Double Vision (TV Movie)
Mr. Bernard
 1992 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series)
Count Ottokar Graf Czerin
- Austria, March 1917 (1992) ... Count Ottokar Graf Czerin
 1992/I Beauty and the Beast (Video)
Monsieur Renard (voice)
 1991 Curse III: Blood Sacrifice
Doctor Pearson
 1991 Journey of Honor
King Philip
 1990 The Rainbow Thief
Uncle Rudolf
 1990 The Care of Time (TV Movie)
Karlis Zander
 1990 L'avaro
Cardinale Spinosi
 1990 Treasure Island (TV Movie)
Blind Pew
 1989 Honeymoon Academy (Video)
 1989 Murder Story
Willard Hope
 1989 Fall of the Eagles
Walter Strauss
 1989 Around the World in 80 Days (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Stuart
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Stuart
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Stuart
 1988 Olympus Force: The Key
 1988 Mask of Murder
Chief Supt. Jonathan Rich
 1988 Dark Mission: Evil Flowers
Luis Morel Stuart
 1987 The Girl
Peter Storm
 1986 The Disputation (TV Movie)
King James of Aragon
 1986 Un métier du seigneur (TV Movie)
 1986 Shaka Zulu (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Bathurst
- Part I (1986) ... Lord Bathurst
 1986 Jocks
President White
 1984 The Rosebud Beach Hotel
Mr. Clifford King
 1984 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
King Vladimir V
 1983 New Magic (Short)
Mr. Kellar
 1982 The Last Unicorn
King Haggard (English, German version, voice)
 1982 Massarati and the Brain (TV Movie)
Victor Leopold
 1982 Safari 3000
Count Borgia
 1981 Steigler and Steigler
Dr. Carl Boxer
 1981 Goliath Awaits (TV Movie)
John McKenzie
 1981 An Eye for an Eye
Morgan Canfield
 1981 Tales of the Haunted (TV Movie)
 1981 The Salamander
Prince Baldasar, the Director of Counterintelligence
 1980 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Dale Woodman
 1980 Once Upon a Spy (TV Movie)
Marcus Valorium
 1980 Serial
Luckman Skull
 1979 1941
Capt. Wolfgang von Kleinschmidt
 1979 Bear Island
 1979 Captain America II: Death Too Soon (TV Movie)
 1979 Jaguar Lives!
Adam Caine
 1979 Nutcracker Fantasy
Uncle Drosselmeyer / Street Singer / The Puppeteer / ... (voice)
 1979 Arabian Adventure
Caliph Alquazar
 1978 The Pirate (TV Movie)
Samir Al Fay
 1978 Caravans
Sardar Khan
 1977-1978 How the West Was Won (TV Mini-Series)
The Grand Duke
- Buffalo Story (1978) ... The Grand Duke
- Pilot (1977) ... The Grand Duke
 1977 Starship Invasions
Captain Rameses
 1977 End of the World
Father Pergado / Zindar
 1977 Meatcleaver Massacre
On-Screen Narrator
 1976 The Keeper
The Keeper
 1976 The Diamond Mercenaries
Major Chilton
 1975 Diagnosis: Murder
Dr. Stephen Hayward
 1975 Space: 1999 (TV Series)
Captain Zandor
- Earthbound (1975) ... Captain Zandor
 1975 The Butcher, the Star and the Orphan
Satanus / Van Krig
 1973 Raw Meat
Stratton-Villiers, MI5
 1973 Great Mysteries (TV Series)
- The Leather Funnel (1973) ... Arnaud
 1973 Poor Devil (TV Movie)
 1973 The Creeping Flesh
James Hildern
 1973 Dark Places
Dr. Ian Mandeville
 1973 Nothing But the Night
Colonel Charles Bingham
 1972 Horror Express
Prof. Sir Alexander Saxton (as Cristopher Lee)
 1971 Hannie Caulder
 1971 I, Monster
Marlowe / Blake
 1970 Umbracle
The Man
 1970 One More Time
Dracula (uncredited)
 1970 Scream and Scream Again
 1969 The Magic Christian
Ship's Vampire
 1969 The Oblong Box
Dr. Newhartt
 1967-1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
Colonel Mannering / Professor Frank N.Stone
- Never, Never Say Die (1967) ... Professor Frank N.Stone
 1968 Eve
Colonel Stuart
 1967 The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism
Count Frederic Regula / Graf von Andomai
 1967 Five Golden Dragons
Dragon #4
 1967 Island of the Burning Damned
Godfrey Hanson
 1966 Psycho-Circus
 1965 The Skull
Sir Matthew Phillips
 1965/I She
 1964 The Gorgon
Prof. Karl Meister
 1964 The Devil-Ship Pirates
Captain Robeles
 1963 The Whip and the Body
Kurt Menliff
 1963 Horror Castle
Erich (as Cristopher Lee)
 1963 Katarsis
 1962 Stranglehold
 1962 The Pirates of Blood River
Captain LaRoche
 1962 Secret of the Red Orchid
Captain Allerman
 1961 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Wilhelm Reitlinger
- The Sorcerer (1961) ... Wilhelm Reitlinger
 1961 The Devil's Daffodil
Ling Chu
 1961 The Terror of the Tongs
Chung King
 1960 The Hands of Orlac
Nero the magician
 1960 Wild for Kicks
Kenny King
 1960 The City of the Dead
Alan Driscoll
 1960 The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll
Paul Allen
 1960 Playgirl After Dark
 1959 Tales of the Vikings (TV Series)
Lord Roderick
- Pedigree (1959) ... Lord Roderick
 1959 Hot Money Girl
 1959 William Tell (TV Series)
Prince Erik
- The Manhunt (1959) ... Prince Erik
 1958 Corridors of Blood
Resurrection Joe
 1958 Missiles from Hell
 1958 White Hunter (TV Series)
Mark Caldwell
- This Hungry Hell (1958) ... Mark Caldwell
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series)
Sir Otto from the Rhine
- The German Knight (1958) ... Sir Otto from the Rhine
 1958 O.S.S. (TV Series)
- Operation Firefly (1958) ... Dessinger
 1957 The Truth About Women
Francois Thiers
 1957 Bitter Victory
Sergeant Barney
 1957 The Gay Cavalier (TV Series)
Colonel Jeffries
- The Lady's Dilemma (1957) ... Colonel Jeffries
 1957 Stowaway Girl
Voice (voice, uncredited)
 1957 She Played with Fire
Charles Highbury
 1957 The Accursed
Doctor Neumann
 1956-1957 Assignment Foreign Legion (TV Series)
Rodin the Gardener / El Abba
- As We Forgive (1957) ... Rodin the Gardener
- The Anaya (1956) ... El Abba
 1957 Night Ambush
German officer at dentists
 1956-1957 The Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series)
The Visitant / Compte de Merret / Maurice Gabet / ...
- Evil Thoughts (1957) ... The Visitant
- Love Token (1957) ... Compte de Merret
- The Model (1956) ... Maurice Gabet
- Fortunes of War (1956) ... Count Henri de Dairval
 1956 Sailor of Fortune (TV Series)
Yusif / Carnot
- The Desert Hostages (1956) ... Yusif
- Stranger in Danger (1956) ... Carnot
 1956 Aggie (TV Series)
Inspector John Hollis
- Cut Glass (1956) ... Inspector John Hollis
 1953-1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Felipe Nagy / Luis / Makarenko / ...
- Crown of the Andes (1956) ... Felipe Nagy
- The Man Who Wouldn't Escape (1956) ... Luis
- The Immigrant (1955) ... Makarenko
- The Wedding Dress (1955) ... Lt. Krainski
- Border Incident (1955) ... Official
 1956 Beyond Mombasa
Gil Rossi
 1956 Pursuit of the Graf Spee
 1956 Port Afrique
Franz Vermes
 1956 The Scarlet Pimpernel (TV Series)
- The Elusive Chauvelin (1956) ... Louis (uncredited)
 1956 Alexander the Great
Nectenabus (voice, uncredited)
 1956 Private's Progress
Major Schultz (uncredited)
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
- Captain Kidd (1956) ... Governor
 1955 Moby Dick Rehearsed (TV Movie)
A Stage Manager / Flask
 1955 Alias John Preston
John Preston
 1955 The Cockleshell Heroes
Submarine Commander Alan Grieves
 1954-1955 Tales of Hans Anderson (TV Series)
Olle / Student / Old man / ...
- The Cripple Boy (1955) ... Olle
- Wee Willie Winkie (1955) ... Student
- The Old House (1954) ... Old man
- The Nightingale (1954) ... Emperor of China
 1955 The Vise (TV Series)
Edgar Brookes / Richard Martell / Larry Spence
- Strangle Hold (1955) ... Edgar Brookes
- The Price of Vanity (1955) ... Richard Martell
- The Final Column (1955) ... Larry Spence
 1955 Police Dog
Johnny, a constable
 1955 The Dark Avenger
French Patrol Captain at Tavern (uncredited)
 1955 That Lady
 1955 Crossroads (Short)
Harry Cooper
 1954 Destination Milan
 1954 Colonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Monsieur Jean-Pierre
- At Night All Cats Are Gray (1954) ... Monsieur Jean-Pierre
 1954 The Mirror and Markheim (Short)
 1953 Innocents in Paris
Lieutenant Whitlock (uncredited)
 1952 Moulin Rouge
Georges Seurat (uncredited)
 1952 Babes in Bagdad
Slave dealer
 1952 Bombay Waterfront
Sir Felix Raybourne
 1952 Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow
Russian Agent (uncredited)
 1952 The Crimson Pirate
Joseph - Military Attaché
 1951 Valley of the Eagles
Det. Holt
 1951 Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.
Spanish Captain
 1950 Prelude to Fame
 1950 They Were Not Divided
Chris Lewis
 1949 The Gay Lady
Hon. Bongo Icklesham
 1948 Saraband
Duke Anthony von Wolfenbuttel (scenes deleted)
 1948 My Brother's Keeper
Second Constable (scenes deleted)
 1948 A Song for Tomorrow
 1948 Hamlet
Spear Carrier (uncredited)
 1948 One Night with You
Pirelli's Assistant
 1948 Corridor of Mirrors
 1946-1947 Kaleidoscope (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1947)
- Episode #1.3 (1946)
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Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Stunts (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
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Alternate Names:

Chris Lee | Cristopher Lee | Sir Christopher Lee


6' 5" (1.96 m)

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Personal Quote:

(on his friendship with Peter Cushing) I don't want to sound gloomy, but, at some point of your lives, every one of you will notice that you have in your life one person, one friend whom you love and care for very much. That person is so close to you that you are able to share some things only with him. For example, you can call that friend, and from the very first maniacal laugh or some other ... See more »


He has three roles in common with Lon Chaney Jr.: (1) Chaney played Frankenstein's Monster in The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942) while Lee played him in The Curse of Frankenstein (1957), (2) Chaney played Kharis the Mummy in The Mummy's Tomb (1942), The Mummy's Ghost (1944) and The Mummy's Curse (1944) while Lee played him in The Mummy (1959) and (3) Chaney played Count Dracula in Son of Dracula (... See more »


More often than not sports a beard. Especially in recent years See more »



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