According to foreign media reports, actor Christopher Plummer died peacefully at home on Friday morning North American time at the age of 91.
It is reported that Plummer’s death was first released by his wife, 77-year-old British actress Elaine Taylor, who said that she was with her husband when he died.
As for the cause of his death, Taylor explained that he “banged into the head after falling down”.
Plummer, who had a 75-year acting career, was initially a stage actor, known for his role in Shakespeare plays, and he also appeared in more than 100 films and was also active in the theater stage.
He has won Oscars, Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, British Academy Film Awards, Emmy Awards, Tony Awards and other awards.
Christopher Plummer is a “Colonel” on The Sound of Music, and has also appeared in Beautiful Minds, The Last Stand, Beginners, Flying House Tour, Dragon Tattoo Girl, etc.
Still active in recent years, he has dedicated wonderful performances in Money World and Blade Out of Sheath.
In 2012, he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Beginners, making him the oldest Oscar winner and nominee.