Christopher Plummer’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

December 13, 1929

Death Date

February 5, 2021

Age of Death

91 years

Cause of Death

Falling

Profession

Movie Actor

The movie actor Christopher Plummer died at the age of 91. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Longtime actor whose prominent roles included 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 credits included The Return of the Pink Panther, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, The Man Who Would Be King, and the animated film Up.

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

How did Christopher Plummer die?

Plummer died at his home in Weston on February 5, 2021, at the age of 91. According to Taylor, he died two-and-a-half weeks after a fall that resulted in a blow to the head. A statement released by the family announced that Plummer had died peacefully with Taylor by his side.

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I wasn’t thrilled about ‘The Sound Of Music’ – not the movie itself but my role in it. Captain Von Trapp was a bore, and they tried to help by giving it a bit more cynicism, but it wasn’t my favourite role. I enjoyed the music, and I loved Julie Andrews.

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I think a lot of directors over the years have cast me because they see something of another generation in me: you know, certain people look like they’ve come from the 19th century. Because I have classical background I suppose that is more suitable to patriarchal roles and easily infuses them.

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I’m insatiably ambitious.

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The first time my father saw me in the flesh was on the stage, which is a bit weird. We went out to dinner, and he was charming and sweet, but I did all the talking.

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It is a culture voice, but it is a very American culture voice, and I am very used to English culture voice. So I had to work like hell to flatten those R’s.

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