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Christopher Plummer

BornArthur Christopher Orme Plummer
13 December 1929(1929-12-13)
Toronto, Ontario, Canadae
Dee'd5 Februar 2021 (aged 91)
Weston, Connecticut, U.S.
ResidenceWeston, Connecticut, U.S.[1]
Alma materMcGill Varsity
Years active1953–present
Hame tounSenneville, Quebec, Canadae
BairnsAmanda Plummer
KinJohn Abbott
John Bethune
F. B. Fetherstonhaugh

Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer CC (born 13 December 1929; deed 5 Februar 2021) wis a Canadian actor that's career haes spanned sax decades, beginnin wi his film debut in Stage Struck (1958).

He is kent for portrayin Caiptain Georg von Trapp in The Sound of Music (1965),[2] an haes portrayed numerous major historical feegurs, includin the Emperor Commodus in The Decline an Faw o the Roman Empire (1964), Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke o Wellington in Waterloo (1970), Rudyard Kipling in The Man Who Would Be King (1975), Mike Wallace in The Insider (1999), Leo Tolstoy in The Last Station (2009), Kaiser Wilhelm II in The Exception (2016), an J. Paul Getty in All the Money in the World (2017).

Plummer haes received various accolades for his wark, includin an Academy Awaird, a Genie Awaird, twa Emmy Awairds, twa Tony Awairds, a Gowden Globe Awaird, a Screen Actors Guild Awaird, an a Breetish Academy Film Awaird; he is ane o the few performers tae receive the Triple Croun o Actin, an the anerly Canadian. He wan the Academy Awaird for Best Supportin Actor at the age o 82 for Beginners (2010), acomin the auldest actor tae win an actin awaird, an he received a nomination at the age o 88 for All the Money in the World, makkin him the auldest person tae be nominatit in an actin category.

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  1. "Weston's Christopher Plummer Reshoots Kevin Spacey's Role In Getty Movie". Weston Daily Voice. 12 November 2017. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  2. Abel, Judy (31 Januar 2010). "At 80, Plummer has arrived at his 'Station'". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 25 Julie 2012.