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8 Commonly Typecast Celebrities

Christopher Lee

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2. Christopher Lee

The late actor was tall, handsome, and utterly dignified. His voice was hypnotic and yet he was persistently cast as some of the meanest, craziest, or most devilish super villains in cinematic history. Think about it…he was most recently the horrible Saruman in both The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogies. However, he was also Dracula in several films, the nasty Count Dooku in a few of the Star Wars films, and even a Bond villain!