Provided the voice of King Haggaard in the original as well as in the German version.
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Chris Lee | Cristopher Lee | Sir Christopher Lee
6' 5" (1.96 m)
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Whenever I take a role, I try to find an element in the character which appeals to me and then go to work. Occasionally, you have doubts about how the finished film will look after it's been edited, but that's a chance you always take. I play every part for what it's worth - for its merits, no matter how big or small. What's that old cliché? "There are no small roles, only small actors." It's ...
In his role as the title character, The Mummy
(1959), in which he co-starred with Peter Cushing
, Lee got severely injured in the course of the filming. All that smashing through real glass windows and doors had dislocated his shoulder and pulled his neck muscles, especially when he had to carry an actress with arms fully extended across a swamp, walking as much as 87 yards, which damaged his ...
Towering height and slender frame