AND he was descended from Charlemagne. Rest in Peace, you legit badass.
TORONTO — Veteran actor Christopher Lee, familiar to young audiences for his role in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, is dead at 93.
The actor died Sunday at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London, where he was being treated for respiratory problems.
News of his death was only made public Thursday because his wife of 54 years, Birgit, wanted to advise family members first. The couple have one daughter, Christina, 52.
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