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Actor Christopher Plummer Is Dead At Age 91

Christopher Plummer is dead. He was 91. According to reports, he died peacefully in his home in Connecticut. The actor is known for high-profile roles in "The Sound of Music," "The Man Who Would Be King," and "Beginners," for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. Plummer was also nominated for Oscars for his role in "All The Money In The World" and "The Last Station" for Actor in a Supporting Role.

Born in Toronto in 1929, he began his stage life in Montreal. He's best known for his role as Captain Von Trapp alongside Julie Andrews in 1965's "The Sound of Music." In 2012, when he won the Oscar for "Beginners," where he portrayed a widower, he became the oldest winner of a competitive Academy Award in an acting category at 82. When he was nominated in 2018 for "All The Money In The World," which he stepped into at the last moment, he became the oldest actor to be nominated for an acting award. His first film Stage Struck in 1958. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Taylor, of 53 years.

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