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An Actor So Prolific, It’s Downright Scary

May 14, 2002 at 4:47 pm by xoanon  - 

LONDON — IN “Star Wars: Episode II — Attack of the Clones,” Christopher Lee portrays Count Dooku, a former Jedi knight with possibly lethal separatist tendencies. Dooku might or might not be the movie’s No. 1 bad guy. But the film’s director, George Lucas, admitted that the character’s name is a teasing nod to Mr. Lee’s association with the role of Count Dracula. He wanted, he said, an actor whose steely menace would be artfully concealed by elegance — a bogyman less bald than Darths Vader or Maul. [More]

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