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About Bernard Lee
Bernard Lee was among the preeminent British film stars during the 1950s and 1960s. Born into a family of actors and theatrical performers, he began his career at a very young age, spanning over four decades, thus between 1934 and 1979.
Background & Early Life
Many film historians widely argue his birthplace as being Brentford, London, or County Cork, Ireland. However, he was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London.
The actor made his stage-acting debut at age six in the 1914 sketch “The Double Event,” performed at the Oxford Music Hall, London.
In the 1930s, Lee performed and worked in repertory theatres in Cardiff and Manchester and the West End theatre in London. He also acted in several British films during this time, including “The Battle of the River Plate,” “Let George Do,” and “Murder in Soho.” However, from 1940 to 1946, he served the US Army as a member of the Royal Sussex Regiment during the Second World War.
The actor’s most famous film role was the character of “M” in the “James Bond” film series, produced by Eon Productions in 1962.
Lee died of stomach cancer on 16 January 1981 at the age of 73.
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F.A.Q. about Bernard Lee
When is his birthday?
Bernard Lee's birthday is on January 10, 1908.
In how many days is his birthday?
Bernard's birthday is in 341 days
How old was Bernard when he died?
He was 73 years old.
When did he die?
He died in January 16, 1981.
How old would he be today?
Bernard Lee would be 115 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Bernard from?
He was born in London, England or County Cork, Ireland.