Sound Of Music Star Actor, Christopher Plummer Is Dead

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Sounds Of Music Star Actor, Christopher Plummer Is Died
Sound Of Music Star Actor, Christopher Plummer Is Dead - Vantage News Nigeria
Sound Of Music Star Actor, Christopher Plummer Is Dead

Canadian-born actor Christopher Plummer has died at his home in Connecticut.

The actor who starred in films including “The Sound of Music” died on Friday morning, Feb 5, He was 91.

The Sound Of Music stars Julie Andrews, 79, and Christopher
The Sound Of Music stars Julie Andrews, (Maria) 79, and Christopher

His family confirmed the news, saying he died peacefully at home in Connecticut with his wife of 53 years, Elaine Taylor, by his side

Lou Pitt, his longtime friend and manager of 46 years, said: “Chris was an extraordinary man who deeply loved and respected his profession with great old fashion manners, self deprecating humor and the music of words.

“He was a national treasure who deeply relished his Canadian roots. Through his art and humanity, he touched all of our hearts and his legendary life will endure for all generations to come. He will forever be with us.”

Sound Of Music Star Actor, Christopher Plummer Is Dead - Vantage News Nigeria
The Von Trapp family from the movie, Sound Of Music

Plummer was best known for playing Captain von Trapp in the Oscar-winning musical “The Sound of Music.” He also won an Oscar in 2012 for his supporting turn in the film “Beginners,” becoming the oldest actor ever to win the Academy Award for supporting actor.

Plummer had a long and acclaimed career on stage, with two Tony Awards. In films, he was also known for “The Insider,” “12 Monkeys,” “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country” and “A Beautiful Mind,” and he contributed voices for “Up,’ “An American Tale” and the “Madeline” TV series.

Sound Of Music Star Actor, Christopher Plummer Is Dead - Vantage News Nigeria
The Von Trapp family from the movie, Sound Of Music

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