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Christopher Plummer

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Birthday
13, 1929
Birthplace
Toronto, Canada
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1929 (age 88)
Birthplace
Toronto, Canada

About

Longtime actor whose prominent roles include Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music and his Academy Award-winning portrayal of Hal Fields in the 2010 film Beginners. His other notable films include The Return of the Pink Panther, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, The Man Who Would Be King, and the animated film Up.

Before Fame

His role as Mr. Darcy in his high school production of Pride and Prejudice garnered the attention of theater critic Herbert Whittaker. He made his film debut in the 1958 movie Stage Struck. 

Trivia

He won a number of awards for his role in the 1999 Michael Mann film The Insider.

Family Life

His great-grandfather was former Canadian prime minister Sir John Abbott. He had a daughter named Amanda Plummer in 1957 with Patricia Lewis.

Associated With

He starred in The Return of the Pink Panther with Peter Sellers.

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