December 13, 1929
February 5, 2021
5 ft 10½ in | 179 cm
84 kg | 185 lbs
10 US | 43.5 EU
Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer was born in Toronto, Canada, on December 13, 1929, was an Canadian actor.
Young Christopher Plummer first started acting during his years at High School of Montreal in Quebec, in school theater productions.
He landed his Broadway debut in a play "The Starcross Story" (1953), in role as George Phillips, at Royale Theatre.
He got his television debut in anthology series Broadway Television Theatre (1953) in episode "Dark Victory", in role as Michael O'Leary.
He made his big screen debut in drama romance movie Stage Struck (1958) in role as Joe Sheridan.
Christopher's breakthrough performance came as Captain von Trapp in musical drama film The Sound of Music (1965).
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He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Leo Tolstoy in biographical drama film The Last Station (2009).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, a BAFTA Film Award for Best Supporting Actor and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as J. Paul Getty in crime thriller movie All the Money in the World (2017).
He won the Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Hal Fields in romantic comedy drama film Beginners (2010).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his roles in drama movies:
Little Moon of Alban (1958) as Kenneth Boyd
Hamlet at Elsinore (1964) as Hamlet
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for his role as F. Lee Bailey in drama movie American Tragedy (2000).
He was nominated for the National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Mike Wallace in drama thriller film The Insider (1999).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for his role as Cardinal Bernard Law in drama film Our Fathers (2005).
12 Monkeys (1995) neo noir science fiction as Dr. Goines
The Man Who Would Be King (1975) drama action as Rudyard Kipling
A Beautiful Mind (2001) biographical drama as Dr. Rosen
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) psychological crime thriller as Henrik Vanger
Inside Man (2006) heist thriller as Arthur Case
Somewhere in Time (1980) romantic science fiction drama as William Fawcett Robinson
National Treasure (2004) thriller action as John Adams Gates
The New World (2005) romantic historical drama as Captain Christopher Newport
Dolores Claiborne (1995) psychological thriller drama as Detective John Mackey
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009) fantasy comedy drama as Dr. Parnassus
Syriana (2005) geopolitical thriller as Dean Whiting
The Return of the Pink Panther (1975) comedy as Sir Charles Litton
Dragnet (1987) comedy as Reverend Jonathan Whirley
He voiced Charles F. Muntz in animated comedy drama adventure film Up (2009).
Dreamscape (1984) science fiction adventure as Bob Blair
Wolf (1994) romantic horror as Raymond Alden
The Last Full Measure (2019) war drama as Frank Pitsenbarger
Cliffs of Freedom (2019) historical drama romance in role as Thanasi
Knives Out (2019) mystery as Harlan Thrombey
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for his role as Archbishop Vittorio Contini-Verchese in ABC miniseries The Thorn Birds (1983).
He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as Roscoe Heyward in drama miniseries Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers (1976).
He narrated animated series Madeline (1993-1995), for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance.
Departure (2019–2021) Universal TV drama series as Howard / Howard Lawson
Attended High School of Montreal in Quebec, Canada.
Studied at McGill University in Montreal.
He was the only child.
He won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role as Cyrano de Bergerac in a musical "Cyrano" (1974), at Palace Theatre.
He won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play for his role as John Barrymore in a play "Barrymore" (1997), at Music Box Theatre.
He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play and won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play for his role as Iago in a play "Othello" (1982), at Winter Garden Theatre.
He was fluent in French.
Published autobiography "In Spite of Myself" in 2008.
He was awarded a Star on Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto, Ontario in 1998.
His hobby was to play the piano.
Christopher died on February 5, 2021, Weston, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 91.
He was married to:
Patricia Lewis (1962-1967)
Tammy Grimes (1956-1960), they had one daughter, Amanda Plummer
Elaine Taylor (1970-2021)
He dated Piper Laurie (1958-1960).