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Hollywood veteran Oscar winning actor Christopher Plummer has died at the age of 91. This was confirmed by his old friend and manager Lou Pitt on Friday. Christopher’s 51-year-old wife, Ellen Taylor, said the head injury caused by the fall led to his death. Saying goodbye to this great actor is a wave of mourning in the film world. Everyone is getting emotional just remembering their best work.
Two Tony and two Emmy Awards were also presented.
Christopher Plummer is known for his brilliant acting in the critically acclaimed film The Sound of Music. The Canadian-originated Plummer earned an Oscar, two Tony and two Emmy Awards in his career. He was also famous for playing William Shakespeare on stage. Apart from ‘Sound of Music’, Plummer is also known for his brilliant acting in films like ‘All the Money in the World’ and ‘The Last Station’ in his seven-decade-long career.
Won Academy Award for ‘Beginners’ in 2010
Plummer was born on 13 December 1929 in Toronto. He started his professional career on stage and radio in both French and English languages. After his New York stage debut in 1954, he starred in several well-known productions in Broadway and London’s West End. Plummer made his Broadway debut with ‘The Starcross Story’. Plummer had already made his mark on the New York stage. Then she did strong acting in ‘J.B.’, ‘The Tony’ and ‘Book of Job’ play. Plummer also won the Academy Award for the 2010 film Beginners. Then he became the oldest person to win this award at the age of 82. He was also nominated for an Oscar for ‘All the Money in the World’.
Worked in many great films like ‘Stage Struck’
Director Sidney Lumet introduced Plummer on the big screen in the film ‘Stage Struck’ (1958). He was followed by ‘Fall of the Roman Empire’ (1964), ‘Battle of Britain’ (1969), ‘Waterloo’ (1970), ‘The Man Who Been King’ (1975), ‘Star Trek VI’ (1991) and Worked in many brilliant films like ‘Twelve Monkeys’ (1995). Also Plummer was a former prominent member of the Royal National Theater and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Where he won the Best Actor Award at the London Evening Standard Theater Awards.