Horror master Christopher Lee has sadly died aged 93. He was a legend for playing in movies such as Frankenstein and Count Dracula. Well-known figures are sending their tweets in after hearing of his passing as well as Twitter condolence with RIP Christoper Lee from fans.
Christopher Lee’s recent films were the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy and “Star Wars” where he played Saruman and Count Dooku respectively.
The Mirror reports Lee sadly passed away at 8.30am Sunday at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London.
His movie and TV career began back in 1948, which is the year Roger Moore met Christopher Lee. Many farewell Twitter tributes are coming in, the first tweet is by James Bond legend Roger Moore who said he met him in 1948, who is sad to have lost an old friend and Christopher was one of his oldest friends.
Mark Gatiss tweeted “The great, always criminally underrated Sir Christopher Lee has left us. A Titan of Cinema and a huge part of my youth. Farewell.” Over on the UK Prime Minister Twitter account you will see a tweet of condolence, the PM is saddened to hear Lee died. He also said he was a ‘Golden Age of Cinema & distinguished WW2 veteran’.
Boris Johnson also tweeted saying he was really sad about the death of Christopher Lee. We hear at OSM would like to say RIP Christopher Lee, our thoughts are with you, family and friends.