Toronto-born actor Christopher Plummer died on the age of 91 on Friday.
Recognized for his iconic position as Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music the beloved actor left with many memorable movie roles.
In 2012, Plummer received an Academy Award for Finest Supporting Actor in The Inexperienced persons.
“Christopher Plummer beguiled audiences throughout generations in memorable roles from Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music to Harlan Thrombey in Knives Out. He labored steadily for 60+ years, profitable a Finest Supporting Actor Oscar in 2012 for Inexperienced persons. He can be missed,” the Academy mentioned on Twitter.
Christopher Plummer beguiled audiences throughout generations in memorable roles from Captain von Trapp in “The Sound of Music” to Harlan Thrombey in “Knives Out.” He labored steadily for 60+ years, profitable a Finest Supporting Actor Oscar in 2012 for “Inexperienced persons.” He can be missed. pic.twitter.com/Mu6KRJTk7P
— The Academy (@TheAcademy) February 5, 2021
Plummer had many accolades via out his profession, together with an Academy Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, two Tony Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a Display Actors Guild Award, and a British Academy Movie Award.
Recognized for his theatre work he additionally performed legendary Shakespearean roles similar to King Lear, MacBeth and Iago in Othello.
We’re saddened to listen to of Christopher Plummer’s passing. His legacy as our Captain will reside on in THE SOUND OF MUSIC without end. Our ideas are along with his family members throughout this time.♥️ pic.twitter.com/hDV3q1opzJ
— The Sound of Music (@SoundofMusic) February 5, 2021
Plummer can be remembered for his roles in movie, tv, and theatre — a treasure in Canada’s, and the worlds, arts group.