Christopher Plummer filmography

Christopher Plummer filmography
Photograph of Christopher Plummer
Plummer in 1964
Feature films 119
Stage 17
Television series 71
Video games 4

Christopher Plummer (1929–2021) was a Canadian film, television and stage actor. On stage, Plummer's most notable roles were that of Cyrano de Bergerac in Cyrano (1974) and as John Barrymore in Barrymore. He won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for these two roles. On film, Plummer is known for portraying Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music (1965).[1] He also appeared in Waterloo (1970), The Man Who Would Be King (1975), The Insider (1999), as Leo Tolstoy in The Last Station (2009), as Arthur Case in Inside Man (2006), and as J. Paul Getty in All the Money in the World (2017).

Plummer provided the voice of antagonist Charles F. Muntz in the Pixar animated film Up (2009).[2]

Plummer won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Mike Mills' film Beginners (2010).

At the time of his death, he had been filming season 2 of Departure. He was set to play the lead in a film adaptation of King Lear to be filmed in summer 2021, but he died in February, thus being unable to take part in the film.[3][4]

  1. ^ Judy Abel (January 31, 2010). "At 80, Plummer has arrived at his 'Station'". The Boston Globe. Retrieved July 25, 2012.
  2. ^ Corliss, Richard (May 28, 2009). "Up, Up and Away: Another New High for Pixar". Time. Retrieved November 22, 2013.
  3. ^ Victoria Ahearn (October 9, 2002). "Christopher Plummer set to film season 2 of 'Departure' from his home due to pandemic". Toronto: City News. The Canadian Press.
  4. ^ "Des McAnuff on the 'King Lear' film Christopher Plummer was 'very passionate about'". Yahoo News. The Canadian Press. February 6, 2021.

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