In his autobiography, Christopher Lee states that he turned down the role of Dr. Rumack.
Turned down the role of Doctor Loomis.
Christopher Lee was reported to be in the running to take over the role of Dumbledore.
Lee was offered the role of King Balor, but had to turn down the role due to other commitments.
Author Ray Bradbury had the great Lee in mind as a top choice to play Mr. Dark.
Turned down the role of Grand Moff Tarkin. Suggested Peter Cushing play the part.
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