Happy Birthday today to actor Christopher Lee. Lee was born on this day in 1922.
Lee has a unique association to the Bond series. He is the nephew of Ian Fleming and Fleming insisted that he played Dr Julius No in the original film, however, producers disagreed.
He finally played the villian Fransico Scaramanga opposite Roger Moore in The Man With The Golden Gun.
His next major release will be Star Wars Episode II in which he played Count Dooku.