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Born in London, he attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. During the 1930s he acted mostly on stage, but after WWII developed a successful film career, including The Third Man (1949), Beat the Devil (1953), The Battle of the River Plate (1956) and Whistle Down the Wind (1961).
James Bond films
In the Bond films, Lee's character M is Bond's boss who sends him out on assignments. Lee, was succeeded by Robert Brown who supposedly played the same character. Judi Dench would later take over the role of M during the Pierce Brosnan Bond-era.
Bernard Lee starred in eleven James Bond films.
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