Thursday, June 11, 2015

The last of the old guard has left us - Rest In Peace Chistopher Lee


"Legend" is an overused word these days, but not when it comes to the wonderful Christopher Lee. 

Famous for his roles The Man With The Golden Gun and Lord Of The Rings and Hammer's string of horror films, and beloved for his sonorous voice and commanding persona, Lee was a constant presence on the small and silver screen. 

But it's our sad duty to report that Sir Christopher Lee has died at the age of 93. 

 His departure brings to a close one of the most extraordinary careers in screen history. He's starred in some of the films that Den Of Geek loves to write about on a daily basis - his work for Hammer (most famously the 1958 classic Dracula) could fill a lengthy and fascinating volume. His performance in Robin Hardy's folk horror classic, The Wicker Man, was unforgettable...