Lord of the Rings Star “Saruman” Dies at 93. Sir Christopher Lee who starred in some of the most famous and fantastic film franchises of all-time died in London on sunday. The actor was 93. Sir Lee had been hospitalized for respiratory problems and heart failure, says The Guardian.
Lee played Saruman in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy and “The Hobbit” films. He also appeared in two of the “Star Wars” prequels and played Count Dracula in a couple of flicks.
He married his wife Birgit in 1961 and the couple had one daughter together. We will surely miss him but we can rejoice in the movies that he featured… I know i am addicted to Lord of the Rings!