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Dame Julie Andrews Leads Tributes To Christopher Plummer

Dame Julie Andrews currently 85, was the co-actor of the late Christopher Plummer in 1965 for the musical The Sound of Music and Knives out is leading the tributes for the deceased actor.

Christopher Plummer who passed away at 91 with his wife Elaine Taylor by his side in his home in Connecticut was one of the most celebrated actors of Hollywood and loved by all.

Dame Julie expressed her heartfelt condolences for her friend saying she treasures the memories of working together and all the fun and humor that came along within it all the years. She extended her condolences to Elaine Taylor and the family of Christopher Plummer. She added that the world had today lost a cherished actor and that she had lost a dear friend.

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The Canadian actor who is most recognized for his role as Captain von Trapp in the Sound of Music was awarded five Oscars at the Academy Awards.

He was someone who relished his Canadian roots and was a national treasure to everyone, said his long-time friend and his manager of 46 years, Lou Pitt. He added that Christopher Plummer was loved and respected by all the members of his profession. He always respected and admired his work which he did by old fashion ways, modest humor, and words for music.

Plummer throughout his life had a varied career across theatre, films, and television, starring in productions like Broadway and with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
His career most prominently flourished with a succession of standout roles from his 70s onwards.

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Among Christopher’s most famous movies are 1999’s The Insider, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, 2019’s Knives Out alongside Bond star Daniel Craig, Pixar animation Up and A Beautiful Mind.

Amongst the most decorated in his field, Plummer won an Oscar, two Primetime Emmys, two Tony Awards, a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Bafta during his career.