"Christopher Plummer Passed Away".
Oscar Winner actor Christopher Plummer, known for his roles in The Sound of Music, All the Money in the World, and The Last Station, died peacefully at his home in Connecticut, his family confirmed.
Along with becoming the oldest person to win an Oscar, Plummer also won a pair of Emmys and two Tonys during a nearly 70-year career.
Plummer spent the past nearly 70 years as a stalwart of stage and screen, including more than 200 films and TV shows. He is best known for starring as Captain George Von Trapp opposite Julie Andrews’ Maria in Robert Wise’s 1965 classic The Sound of Music. The beloved musical won five Academy Awards including Best Picture.
He won his Oscar for the 2010 film Beginners and most recently was Oscar-nominated for the Ridley Scott-directed All the Money in the World.
Born on December 13, 1929, in Toronto and raised in Montreal, Plummer began his professional career on stage and radio in both French and English. After his New York debut in 1954, the actor went on to star in many celebrated productions on Broadway and London’s West End, winning accolades on both sides of the Atlantic.