Sir Christopher Lee – known as the ‘Master Of Horror’ has passed away at the age of 93 following being hospitalized due to heart failure & respiratory problems.
The veteran actor – best known for the villains he portrayed such as Dracula and Saruman in the Lord Of The Rings films.
Lee was married for over 50 years to former Danish model Birgit Kroencke – who kept the information secret for several days until all family members and friends could be notified. The couple had one daughter, Christina.
He was knighted in 2009 for his services to drama & charity, as well as being awarded BAFTA fellowship in 2011.