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Christopher Lee dies: Six of his sinister villain roles

Christopher Lee dies: Six of his sinister villain roles

Christopher Lee, the courtly British actor who died at age 93 this week, was a prolific performer who made more than 275 movies during a screen career stretching back to the 1940s. And while he played such diverse characters as Sherlock Holmes, Georges Seurat and Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Lee will forever be remembered as an expert in evil. With his imposing 6-foot-4 frame and sonorous voice, Lee brought some of cinema's most memorable villains to life, imbuing them with a unique combination of menace and charm. Here are six to behold. The Creature in "The Curse of Frankenstein" Lee was an unknown character actor when he booked the role of Frankenstein's monster...

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