How Did Christopher Lee Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Christopher Lee death

The movie actor Christopher Lee passed away at age 93, astounding.

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He became known for playing Count Dooku in Star Wars and Saruman in Lord of the Rings. Earlier in his career, he portrayed Count Dracula in Hammer Horror Films.

His step-cousin is the author of the James Bond spy novels, Ian Fleming. He married Birgit Kroencke in 1961 and he has a daughter named Christina. 

How did Christopher Lee die?

Heart Failure caused Christopher Lee's death in 2015.

Information about the death of Christopher Lee
Cause of deathHeart Failure
Age of death93 years
ProfessionMovie Actor
BirthdayMay 27, 1922
Death dateJune 7, 2015
Place of deathChelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Place of burialCremated, Ashes scattered, Specifically: Surrey Hills in England


It’s what you don’t see that keeps you on the edge of your seat in any kind of film – leave it to the imagination of the viewer.

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Acting as a profession came to me by chance: in 1946, after the war, I was having lunch with my cousin, who was the Italian ambassador, and he asked, ‘What are you going to do now you’re out of uniform?’ I said, ‘I’m pretty inventive, and I can imitate people,’ and he said, ‘Have you thought about being an actor?’

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The Wicker Man’ for me, as an actor, was definitely the best film I’ve ever done.

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There was a gap of seven years between the first and second Dracula movies. In the second one as everybody knows, I didn’t speak, because I said I couldn’t say the lines.

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Ian Fleming was my cousin, and he wanted me to play Dr. No, but by the time he got around to remembering to tell the producers, they’d already cast someone else. Spilt milk!

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