"See Naples and Die" (1948) (as "a fisherman") Worthing
4 Biographical Movies |
5 Print Biographies |
12 Interviews |
34 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
8 Magazine Cover Photos |
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.
As a veritable J.R.R. Tolkien
expert and the only member of the cast who had met Tolkien himself, he often visited the Production department on the sets of the various Lord of the Rings movies to give advice and tips on the various attributes of the films.
Towering height and slender frame