Saturday 6 February 2021

Hollywood legend and 'Sound of Music' star, Christopher Plummer has died

The Oscar, Tony and Emmy winner died on February 5, 2021, in his home in Weston, Connecticut, aged 91, after suffering complications from a fall.

He played Captain Von Trapp in the most popular movie musical of all time, Sound of Music, alongside Dame Julie Andrews in 1965.

Plummer received various accolades for his work, including an Oscar, two Emmy Awards, two Tony Awards, a Golden Globe award and a SAG awards amongst others.

He won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor at the age of 82 for Beginners (2010), becoming the oldest person to win an acting award, and he received a nomination at the age of 88 for All the Money in the World, making him the oldest person to be nominated in an acting category.

He is survived by his wife of over 50 years, Elaine Taylor Plummer and a daughter. May his soul rest in peace, amen.

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