Thursday, June 11, 2015

Christopher Lee (1922 - 2015) RIP


5 comments:

Mestiere said...

Rest in peace, Scaramanga!

Ninety-three! Had he been a few inches shorter he might have made it to a hundred. But then he wouldn't have been Christopher Lee!

వేణు said...

His performance of Dracula character is matchless!

J_D_La_Rue_67 said...

And he was such a versatile artist. I still remember his performance as a charismatic (and very tall)alien in "Space: 1999". Peter Cushing starred in that show, too.

JMR777 said...

It is the end of an era with his passing.

He was a great actor in any movie he was in, his presence managed to save many B or B- films from obscurity just by starring or co starring in them.

Unlike Bela Lugosi, Christopher Lee was able to escape the shadow of Dracula, he didn't get typecasted as a vampire all through his career.

Its sad when a movie icon passes, but like the infamous Count himself, Christopher Lee will live on forever in the minds of horror fans worldwide.

Brian Barnes said...

For me, Lugosi will always be Dracula, be Lee smartly escaped the nobleman aspect and gave us our best feral Dracula. For all the other things he was in, he's still that scary Hammer Dracula to me!