Bernard Lee

Bernard Lee

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Bernard "Bernard" Lee (10 January 1908 - 16 January 1981) was an English actor, best known for his role as M in the first eleven James Bond films. Born in Brentford, London, he attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. During the 1930s he acted mostly on stage, but after World War II developed a successful film career, including The Third Man (1949), The Blue Lamp (1950), Beat the Devil (1953), The Battle of the River Plate (1956), The Spanish Gardener (1956), Dunkirk (1958), Web of Evidence (1959), Whistle Down the Wind (1961) and The L-Shaped Room (1962). Lee also starred in the 1976 television film Beauty and the Beast with George C. Scott. A year later he starred in the television show A Christmas Carol as the Ghost of Christmas Present. He is the grandfather of British actor Jonny Lee Miller.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134957097
  • 9786134957090