Sir Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee wasn't just a film star - he was, by any account, an amazing man. He spoke multiple languages, was an incredible singer and had fantastic fencing skills. He also had ties to many important historical events and people.

Christopher Lee and Veronica Carlson in "Dracula Has Risen From The Grave," a 1968 Hammer film directed by Freddie Francis. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images