Christopher Plummer

Christopher Plummer

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 13-12-1929
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Also Known As:

    크리스토퍼 플러머

  • Popularity: 6.05
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Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer CC (born December 13, 1929) is a Canadian theatre, film and television actor. He made his film debut in 1958's Stage Struck, and notable film performances include The Night of the Generals, The Return of the Pink Panther, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, The Man Who Would Be King, and The Insider. In a career that spans seven decades and includes substantial roles in each of the dramatic arts, Plummer is probably best known to film audiences as the autocratic widower Captain Georg Johannes von Trapp in the hit 1965 musical film The Sound of Music alongside Julie Andrews. Plummer has also ventured into various television projects, including the legendary miniseries The Thorn Birds. In the 21st century his film roles include The Insider as Mike Wallace, Inside Man with Denzel Washington, the Disney–Pixar 2009 film Up as Charles Muntz, the Shane Acker production 9 as '1', The Last Station as Leo Tolstoy, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus as Doctor Parnassus, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo as Henrik Vanger, and Beginners as Hal. Plummer has won numerous awards and accolades for his work, including an Academy Award, two Emmy Awards, two Tony Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a SAG Award, and a BAFTA Award. With his win at the age of 82 in 2012 for Beginners, Plummer is the oldest actor and person ever to win an Academy Award.

Year Movie Character
1966 Triple Cross as Freddie Chapman
2003 The Gospel of John as Narrator (voice)
1979 Murder by Decree as Sherlock Holmes
1991 Firehead as Col. Garland Vaughn
2007 Man in the Chair as Flash Madden
2009 My Dog Tulip as J.R. Ackerley (voice)
1983 Prototype as Dr. Carl Forrester
1984 Lily in Love as Fitzroy Wynn / Roberto Terranova
1993 Ben-Hur: The Making of an Epic as Narrator
2012 Barrymore as John Barrymore
2010 The Tempest as Prospero
2013 Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight as John Marshall Harlan
1969 Lock Up Your Daughters as Lord Foppington
1992 Secrets as Mel Wexler
1988 The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind as Narrator (voice)
1974 The Happy Prince as The Happy Prince (voice)
1980 Desperate Voyage as Burrifous
1975 The Day That Shook the World as Archduke Ferdinand
2015 Remember as Zev Guttman
1963 30 Minutes, Mister Plummer as Himself
2016 Howard Lovecraft & the Frozen Kingdom as Dr. West (voice)
1968 Oedipus the King as Oedipus
2006 Nuremberg: The Nazis Facing their Crimes as Kommentator
1981 Being Different as Self (Narrator) (voice)
2000 Dracula 2000 as Matthew Van Helsing
1981 The Amateur as Professor Lakos
2009 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus as Doctor Parnassus
1975 The Return of the Pink Panther as Sir Charles Litton
1978 The Silent Partner as Reikle
1970 Waterloo as Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
1988 Vampire in Venice as Professor Paris Catalano
2007 Closing the Ring as Jack
2009 Up as Charles F. Muntz (voice)
1978 International Velvet as John Seaton
2009 The Last Station as Leo Tolstoy
1965 The Sound of Music as Captain Georg von Trapp
2005 Our Fathers as Cardinal Bernard Law
1976 Aces High as Capt. 'Uncle' Sinclair
1983 The Scarlet and the Black as Col. Herbert Kappler
1987 The Man Who Planted Trees as Narrator (voice: English version)
1965 Inside Daisy Clover as Raymond Swan
1958 Wind Across the Everglades as Walt Murdock
2005 Four Minutes as Archie Mason
1968 Nobody Runs Forever as Sir James Quentin
1973 The Pyx as Dt. Sgt. Jim Henderson
1975 The Spiral Staircase as Dr. Joe Sherman
1969 The Royal Hunt of the Sun as Atahualpa
2002 Agent of Influence as John Watkins
2013 The Legend of Sarila as Croolik (voice)
2013 Titans of the Ice Age as Narrator
1964 Hamlet at Elsinore as Hamlet
1997 Skeletons as Reverend Carlyle
1974 After the Fall
1989 The Metamorphosis - A Study: Nabokov on Kafka as Vladimir Nabokov
1999 The Clown at Midnight as Mr. Caruthers
2014 The Forger as Joseph Cutter
2012 Kali, the Little Vampire as Narrator (english version)
1989 Souvenir as Ernst Kestner
1985 The Velveteen Rabbit as Narrator
1988 Shadow Dancing as Edmund Beaumont
1989 The First Emperor of China as Narrator
1998 The First Christmas as Narrator
2011 Beginners as Hal Fields
2009 Caesar and Cleopatra as Caesar
2020 The Last Full Measure as Frank Pitsenbarger
1987 I Love N.Y. as John Robertson Yeats
2018 Boundaries as Jack Jaconi
2017 The Man Who Invented Christmas as Scrooge
2017 All the Money in the World as John Paul Getty
2017 Howard Lovecraft & the Undersea Kingdom as Dr. West (voice)
1986 The Tin Soldier as Narrator (voice)
1960 Captain Brassbound's Conversation as Captain Brassbound
2013 Still Kicking as Himself
2002 Night Flight
1977 Silver Blaze as Sherlock Holmes
1990 The Little Crooked Christmas Tree as Narrator
2019 Cliffs of Freedom as Thanasi
1977 The Assignment as Kaptain Behounek
1985 Rumpelstiltskin as Narrator
2010 Madeline's Christmas as Narrator
1975 The Man Who Would Be King as Rudyard Kipling
1987 Dragnet as Reverend Jonathan Whirley
2006 The Lake House as Simon Wyler
1994 Wolf as Raymond Alden
1978 Starcrash as The Emperor
2005 The New World as Captain Newport
1984 Dreamscape as Bob Blair
1981 Eyewitness as Joseph
1999 The Insider as Mike Wallace
1979 Hanover Street as Paul Sellinger
2002 Ararat as David
1980 Somewhere in Time as William Fawcett Robinson
2011 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo as Henrik Vanger
1987 A Hazard of Hearts as Sir Giles Staverley
1986 The Boy in Blue as Knox
1989 Mindfield as Doctor Satorius
1990 A Ghost in Monte Carlo as The Grand Duke Ivan
1994 Crackerjack as Ivan Getz
1984 Ordeal by Innocence as Leo Argyle
1958 Stage Struck as Joe Sheridan
2014 Elsa & Fred as Fred Bancroft
1982 Highpoint as James Hatcher
1998 Blackheart as Holmes
2001 On Golden Pond as Norman Thayer
1981 Dial M for Murder as Tony Wendice
1980 The Shadow Box as Brian
1959 A Doll's House as Torvald Helmer
1995 Twelve Monkeys as Dr. Goines
2006 Inside Man as Arthur Case
1996 The Hamster Factor and Other Tales of Twelve Monkeys as Himself
2005 Must Love Dogs as Bill
1995 Dolores Claiborne as John Mackey
2009 9 as 1 (voice)
2008 Emotional Arithmetic as David Winters
2001 Lucky Break as Graham Mortimer
2002 Nicholas Nickleby as Ralph Nickleby
2000 American Tragedy as F. Lee Bailey
1998 Winchell as Franklin D. Roosevelt
1999 Madeline: Lost in Paris as Narrator
1999 Hidden Agenda as Ulrich Steiner
2015 Pixies as Pixie King (voice)
2017 The Exception as Kaiser Wilhelm II
2015 The Untold Story of The Sound of Music: A Diane Sawyer Special as Himself
2017 The River of My Dreams as Himself
1990 Red Blooded American Girl as Dr. John Alcore
1991 Young Catherine as Sir Charles
1991 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country as General Chang
2001 A Beautiful Mind as Dr. Rosen
2007 Already Dead as Dr. Heller
1964 The Fall of the Roman Empire as Commodus
1975 Conduct Unbecoming as Maggiore Alastair Wimbourne
1992 Liar's Edge as Harry Weldon
2014 Hector and the Search for Happiness as Professor Coreman
2001 Full Disclosure as Robert Lecker
2015 Danny Collins as Frank Grubman
1991 Rock-A-Doodle as Grand Duke (voice)
1986 An American Tail as Henri (voice)
1995 Harrison Bergeron as John Klaxon
2003 Cold Creek Manor as Mr. Massie
1986 The Boss' Wife as Mr. Roalvang
1990 Where the Heart Is as Shitty
2000 Possessed as Archbishop Hume
1996 The Conspiracy of Fear as Wakeman
1993 A Stranger in the Mirror as Clifton Lawrence
2005 Syriana as Dean Whiting
2004 National Treasure as John Adams Gates
1969 Battle of Britain as Squadron Leader Colin Harvey
1997 Babes in Toyland as Barnaby Crookedman (voice)
2004 Alexander as Aristotle
1977 The Disappearance as Deverell
1991 Money as Martin Yahl
2017 The Star as King Herod (voice)
2019 Knives Out as Harlan Thrombey
2011 Priest as Monsignor Orelas
2000 The Dinosaur Hunter as Hump Hinton
2018 Howard Lovecraft and the Kingdom of Madness as Dr. West (Voice)
1997 The Arrow as George Hees
1992 IMPOLITE as Naples O'Rorke
2020 Making a Murder
1992 Malcolm X as Chaplain Gill
1967 The Night of the Generals as Field Marshal Rommel
2003 Blizzard as Santa Claus
2019 Alan Pakula: Going for Truth as Self

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