Thursday, June 7, 2018


Who died this date in 2015. (Click on the photo with Lee in the 1974 production of THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN).

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee CBE CStJ (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English character actor, singer, and author. With a career spanning nearly 70 years, Lee was well known for portraying villains and became best known for his role as Count Dracula; other film roles include Francisco Scaramanga in the James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), Saruman in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003) and The Hobbit film trilogy (2012–2014), etc.  You may also enjoy:

--From Croton's own Tom Faranda:
--And from EUROPEAN FILM STAR POSTCARDS, a very nice retrospective on his career, video to, click here

1 comment:

  1. And Jean Harlow died today too. She was only in her twenties and from an infection.