Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Christopher Lee Honored at BAFTAs

Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee, and Tim Burton at the BAFTAs

The legendary Christopher Lee was honored at the BAFTA awards ceremony this year, receiving the Academy Fellowship. Tim Burton presented the award to the master thespian, and Lee accepted the honor with grace and humbleness. Lee has worked with Burton on Sleepy Hollow, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Corpse Bride, and Alice in Wonderland.

Here is a video of Burton's introduction and Lee's gracious acceptance speech:

Check out another video of Lee's reflecting on his numerous roles as playing bad guys and monsters over the years


Jack said...

awwww, Christopher!
good speech Tim.

Anonymous said...

i cried watching this part of the show, so moving :) i couldn't be more happy for Tim to present the award to Mr. Lee.