Birthday: 27-05-1922
Date of death: 07-06-2015
Star sign: Gemini

Christopher Lee is an English author, actor, and singer. He had been a part of the film industry for more than 70 and had given many notable performances. His portrayal as negative in many movies was very appreciated by the audience some of which include Hammer Horror as Count Dracula. He has been a part of various franchise movies like The Man with the Golden Gun the James Bond movie and has been a part of two movies in the Star Wars series. His other movies include The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit and much more. He was born in one of the families in Europe. He went to Eton College. For his higher studies, he attended Wellington College, where his subjects were Latin and Greek. He had served in the World War II. He was part of the Special Forces and Royal Air Force. He began his career in 1947 with a romantic gothic movie Corridor of Mirrors. For some time of his career, he appeared in more than 30 movie majority of which consisted of action movies. In 1957, he acted in the horror movie The Curse of Frankenstein by Hammer Production Company. He played the character of a monster in the film. In 1958, he appeared in the US movie Horror of Dracula as a Dracula. After this, he appeared in some a horror movie for the by Hammer Production Company, who were known for their horror movies. He appeared in more than 50 films by the production. His portrayal of character Dracula done by him in Horror of Dracula was presented more in 10 movies. He appeared in horror movies such as Taste the Blood of Dracula, The Two Faces of Doctor Jekyll, Corridors of Blood, and the Dracula Price of Darkness. He even appeared in The Man with the Golden Gun the James Bond movie and The Mummy as the title role.

After working in some of the horror movies, he acted in movies, like WWII comedy by Steven Spielberg and How the West Was Won. In 1990, he again became a part of the Sherlock Holmes series with Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady and the Incident at Victoria Falls. He 2001 he made an appearance in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring as Saruman. He even appeared in the sequel of the movie The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. Both the films are regarded as his major roles in his career span. In 2003, he appeared in the character of villain Count Dooku, in the Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones. He was again part of the franchise in 2005 with Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. In acted in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and its sequel The Hobbit: There and Back Again. He is known for his collaboration with director Tim Burton.

They both have worked in movies like Corpse Bride, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Sleepy Hollow, Dark Shadows and Alice in Wonderland. He has even tried singing and had come up with two albums Charlemagne: The Omens of Death and Charlemagne: By the Sword and the Cross. He got married to Birgit Kroencke in 1961. They both had a daughter named Christina. In 2015, Christopher Lee passed away at the age of 93.

Christopher Egan English Actor

Christopher Egan

Christopher Egan is also known as Christopher Andrew Egan is an Australian actor. He has been a part of various television series, movie and commercial advertisements. He played the role of Nick Smith in the famous television series Home and Away. He appeared in the Series, Dominion as Alex Lannon and Kings as David Shepherd aired on NBC. He was born in Sydney. He has been a part of various modeling assignments and had appeared in various television commercials. He joined the Glen Street productions by West Side Story and Les Misérables. He performed in many shows over there and showed his desire to become an actor. In 2002, he got his first break in the television series Home and Away. The show was aired on Seven Network and created by Alan Bateman. Initially, the series was named as Refuge but was later changed to Home and Away. The series also featured Steven Matheson, Bobby Simpson, Carly Morris, Pippa, Lynn Davenport, Tom and Frank Morgan. He is a trained gymnast from the KICK Performance Group, which is in Sydney. He has even participated and won many competitions at a young age. In 2003, he shifted to Los Angeles. In 2005, he acted in the historical television drama Empire. The series was shot in South Central Italy and Rome. The series was directed by Kim Manners and John Gray. In 2010, he appeared in the supernatural action television series Dominion. The series was based on the movie Legion released in the same year. He played the character of Alex Lannon, a young soldier. The series also starred Paul Bettany in the lead role. The shooting of the show was done in South Africa. His other television series include The Prince, Alpha Male, Pretty/Handsome, Everwood and much more. In 2006, he made his debut in movies with Eragon. The movie was directed by Stefen Fangmeier. The movie was based on the novel by Christopher Paolini. The other cast included John Malkovich, Ed Speleers, Djimon Hounsou, Jeremy Irons, Saphira, Alun Armstrong, and much more. The movie was very much appreciated and is noted for its animation and special effects. The film ranked in the list of the highest-grossing movies at the 31st position. In 2007, he appeared in a small role in the film Resident Evil: Extinction. In 2009, he acted in the movie Letters to Juliet. The movie also starred Gael García Bernal, Amanda Seyfried, and Vanessa Redgrave. The movie was shot in Italy.

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Chris Tucker

His full name is Christopher Tucker. He is an American actor cum comedian. He became popular through his character named ‘Detective James Carter’ in the movie named ‘Rush Hour.’ During 1990, he was a regular performer in the ‘Def Comedy Jam’. He was born on 31st of August in the year 1971, in Atlanta, located in Georgia. His mother is Mary Louise, and his father is Norris Tucker, who was running some business. He completed his graduation from Columbia High School located in Georgia. Later on, he chose his career in acting and hence migrated to Los Angeles situated in California. His son’s name is Destin, who lives in Los Angeles along with his mother. He is friends with Jackie Chan, who was also his co-star in the movie named ‘Rush Hour’ and also with the most renowned dancer in the world Michael Jackson. He was present along with him on his album named ‘Invincible’ that was out in the year 2001. His career boosted up when he was found in a song alongside Michael Jackson in the movie named ‘Rush Hour 2.' He was also friends with Bill Clinton and had traveled along with him and also with Barack Obama. He found out that he has three different ancestries from Africa, Europe and also from Native America when he had participated in a documentary program. He was able to find out his family tree until 1830. He was accompanied by the program host named Henry Louis Gates to Angola where a few ancestors were born. He got introduced to the Film industry through the movie, ‘House Party 3’ in the year 1992. He became famous because of the film named ‘Friday’ released in the year 1995. In the year 1997, he acted in the movie named ‘Money Talks’ and co-starred with Charlie Sheen and during the same year he also acted in the film named ‘The Fifth Element’, and he co-starred with Bruce Willis. After the movie named ‘Money Talks’ he was considered to be like a born again Cristian, and so he didn’t do any of such characters in his other films that released after that like ‘Next Friday’ in the year 2000 and ‘Friday After Next’ in the year 2002. He was the lead in the Michael Jackson’s song named ‘You Rock my World’. He also appeared in a small role in ‘California Love’. He had participated in the ‘NBA All Star’s Weekend Celebrity Game,’ held on 13th of February in the year 1999. In the year 2007, it was declared that he would be acting in the movie named ‘Mr.S: My Life with Frank Sinatra’ which is based on George Jacob’s biography in which he had described his work as Frank Sinatra’s valet. In the year 2011, he was back to his comedy track and then in the immediately following year he had returned to the film industry through the movie named ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ which received a lot of positive reviews from the public as well as the critics. It was nominated for several awards and also received some of them. He was also awarded the ‘Broadcast Film Critics Association Award’ for this movie in the year 2012 for the category Best Cast. ‘BET Awards’ were hosted by him in the year 2013.

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