Christopher Plummer Passes Away at 91

by Rob Caprilozzi

Acclaimed actor, Christopher Plummer passed away today at his home in Weston, Connecticut with his wife Elaine Taylor by his side, according to a report on Deadline. He was 91.

Plummer, who was most known for his role of Captain Von Trapp in 1965’s The Sound of Music, appeared in a plethora of legendary films which include The Fall of the Roman Empire, Beginners, All the Money in the World, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, 12 Monkeys, A Beautiful Mind, and just recently, 2019’s Knives Out.

Plummer’s career spanned almost 70 years and he was the winner of many prestigious awards including an Academy Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, two Tony Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a British Academy Film Award.

In the horror realm, Plummer was known to fans for starring roles in Shadow Dancing, Wolf, Skeletons, The Clown at Midnight, Possessed and Dracula 2000.

Lou Pitt, his longtime friend and manager of 46 years, said; “Chris was an extraordinary man who deeply loved and respected his profession with great old fashion manners, self-deprecating humor and the music of words. He was a national treasure who deeply relished his Canadian roots. Through his art and humanity, he touched all of our hearts and his legendary life will endure for all generations to come. He will forever be with us.”

We here at Horror News Network send our deepest condolences to Christopher’s friends and family.

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