'Star Wars,' 'Lord of the Rings' icon Christopher Lee dead at 93

June 11, 2015 12:50 PM

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LONDON, June 11 (UPI) -- British actor Christopher Lee has died at London's Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. He was 93.

The Telegraph reported the screen icon had been treated for respiratory problems and heart failure over the past three weeks. The newspaper said he turned 93 in the hospital May 27 and died this past Sunday.

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