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Film star Sir Christopher Lee dies aged 93

Sir Christopher Lee, most recently known for his roles in The Lord Of The Rings and Star Wars has died aged 93.

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George Lucas pays tribute to 'real gentleman' Lee

Star Wars creator George Lucas has paid tribute to the late Sir Christopher Lee, calling him a "great actor" and a "real gentleman".

George Lucas (rights) said Christopher Lee was a 'real gentleman' Credit: PA

Lee played the villainous Count Dooku in two of the Star Wars saga's prequels, and impressively acted out almost all of his own sword fight scenes.

Christopher was a great British actor of the old school. A true link to cinema's past and a real gentleman. We will miss him.

– George Lucas

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