Christopher Lee is a legendary British whose acting career spanned over 70 decades passed away on Sunday, June 7, CNN reports! The actor played the infamous vampire Dracula role in a series films for Britain’s Hammer Films , the bad guy in the James Bond thriller “The Man with the Golden Gun,” the deliciously evil wizard Saruman in the “Lord of the Rings” films, and the dude who fought Yoda with a lightsaber in “Star Wars: Attack of the Clones.”
“Lord of the Rings” co-star Elijah Wood tweeted Thursday: “You were an icon, and a towering human being with stories for days,”…”We’ll miss you.”
An extraordinary man and life lead, Sir Christopher Lee. You were an icon, and a towering human being with stories for days. We’ll miss you.
— Elijah Wood (@woodelijah) June 11, 2015