Christopher Lee

Lee at the Berlin International Film Festival on February 2013.

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee (May 27, 1922 - June 7, 2015) was an English actor and singer who portrayed Saruman in An Unexpected Journey and The Battle of the Five Armies.

Behind the scenesEdit

  • Lee had also worked with Peter Jackson as the same role in The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
  • The Hobbit was the second prequel trilogy he and Richard Armitage had been involved in, the first being the Star Wars prequel trilogy.
  • Melissa Kern, Peter Lapsley, Lee, Andrew Lesnie, and Richard Whiteside all passed away less than a year after The Battle of the Five Armies was released and before the release of its extended edition.

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