British acting legend Christopher Lee dies aged 93

British actor Christopher Lee, who devoted his long acting career to portraying villains including Dracula in horror classics and later appeared in the blockbuster andquotStar Warsandquot and andquotLord of the Ringsandquot franchises, has died at the age of 93.
Lee died on Sunday in hospital where he had been undergoing treatment for respiratory problems, British media reports said. Leeand’s agent in an emailed statement said his family andquotwishes to make no commentandquot.