Sir Christopher Lee
‘Lord of the Rings’ Star
Dead at 93
6/11/2015 5:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Sir Christopher Lee — who starred in some of the most famous and fantastic film franchises of all-time — died in London. He was 93.
Lee had been hospitalized for respiratory problems and heart failure, says The Guardian.
Lee played Saruman in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy and “The Hobbit” films. He also appeared in two of the “Star Wars” prequels and played Count Dracula in a couple of flicks.
He married his wife Birgit in 1961 and the couple had one daughter together.
He died Sunday.