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Written by Dustin Murphy and David Murphy
You may remember him for his roles in The Lord of the Rings as the famed villain Saruman, his role as Dracula, and even his flashy lightsaber moves in Star Wars as Count Dooku where he removed Anakin’s hand. As of this early, early, morning, we here have learned of Christopher Lee’s passing.
As a person who has gamed, watched movies, and even his influence to those of us who know him for his overall personality. Many of us know him for his roles as Diz and Ansem the Wise in Kingdom Hearts, but also Lican D’Lere in EverQuest II. While his appearance may be recognized, it is his voice and demand as an actor that can draw attention by any who listen for it. Starting in the 1950’s, Christopher Lee was known for some of his powerful and great roles. Let alone was he loved by his fans, he drove passion, demand, and remembrance by them as he voiced, acted, and drew attention.
In remembrance of his legacy, we wish him farewell, and send our deepest condolences to his family as well as his friends.
It’s hard not to say that a legend like him won’t be missed, because he will be. He has had a major impact on the lives of fans who did or did not know him. At the time of co-writing this with my father, David Murphy, our financial backer as well as one of our biggest behind-the-scenes workers as co-editor and creative idealist, we both had taken time to discuss the significance of a loss like his, and in truth, it’s a huge one. He has impacted the lives of many in more than just a singular movie, but in truth – tons of them. His voice, his stern voice, strong composure, and even his demand for attention with stage presence is among some of the best known of all times. He will truly remain a legend along with the names of Charles Heston, Vincent Price, and many more.
About the Writer:
Dustin is our native console gamer, PlayStation and Nintendo reviewer who has an appetite for anything that crosses the boarders from across the big pond. His interest in JRPG’s, Anime, Handheld Gaming, and Pizza is insatiable. His elitist attitude gives him direction, want, and a need for the hardest difficulties in games, which is fun to watch, and hilarity at its finest. You can find him over on Twitter @GamingAnomaly, Google+, and or you can find him on PSN with RaivynLyken.