Christopher Plummer Biography

Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer CC is a Canadian theatre, film and television actor. After making his film debut in 1958's Stage Struck, Plummer went on to successful film career that has spanned over five decades. Some of his most notable film performances include roles in films such as The Return of the Pink Panther, Murder by Decree, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, A Beautiful Mind, Nicholas Nickleby, The New World, Inside Man, Up, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. He has notably portrayed several historical figures including Rudyard Kipling in The Man Who Would Be King, Mike Wallace in The Insider, and Leo Tolstoy in The Last Station.

In a career that includes substantial roles in each of the dramatic arts, Plummer is probably best known to film audiences as the autocratic widower Captain Georg Johannes von Trapp in the hit 1965 musical film The Sound of Music alongside Julie Andrews. Plummer has also ventured into various television projects, including the miniseries The Thorn Birds. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Christopher Plummer
Nationality:
Canada
Profession:
Voice Actor, Actor
Ethnicity:
Canadian
Date of Birth:
December 13, 1929 (89)
Astrological Sign:
Sagittarius
Marriages
Divorces
Christopher Plummer Timeline
  • 1965-03-02
    One of the most popular musical films of all time, "The Sound of Music", starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, is released
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