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Fans including Jonathan Ross and Paddy Considine pay tribute to the late Christopher Lee

Published 11/06/2015 | 13:31

Fans have been paying tribute to Christopher Lee
Fans have been paying tribute to Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee as Dracula
Christopher Lee as Dracula
Christopher Lee playing Mr Stoker's most famous creation, Dracula.
Christopher Lee: The Hammer Dracula
Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing found fame with the Hammer films, with Cushing starring in the original version of The Abominable Snowman

Fans famous and otherwise have taken to Twitter to express their shock and sadness at the death of legendary British actor Christopher Lee.

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Presenter Jonathan Ross, a massive fan of film, was one of the first celebs to pay his respects, "So sad to hear that Sir Christiphet Lee has died. A great actor, a great star, a surprisingly good singer and a lovely lovely man."

Actor Paddy Considine posted a photo of Lee and wrote, "A true legend has passed. Sir Christopher Lee."

The 93-year-old actor passed away at 8.30am on Sunday at London’s Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, sources close to his family said.

He had been treated there for respiratory problems and heart failure over the preceding three weeks and turned 93 in hospital.

Lee starred in countless movies from the Hammer Horror series to Star Wars, and Lord of the Rings.

Read some of the other tributes from fans here:

 

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