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Friday, 12 June 2015 - 8:57
Sir Christopher Lee: Screen legend dies aged 93
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Sir Christopher Lee, the veteran actor and star of many of the world's biggest film franchises, has died aged 93.

The English-born actor, who made his name playing Dracula and Frankenstein's monster in the Hammer horror films, appeared in more than 250 movies.

He was best-known for his villainous roles - including Scaramanga in James Bond and evil wizard Saruman in The Lord of the Rings.

The actor's other credits include The Wicker Man and Star Wars.

He was knighted in 2009 for services to drama and charity and was awarded a Bafta fellowship in 2011.

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