Plummer at the 84th Academy Awards
|2 Nominations / 1 Win|
|Born||December 13, 1929|
|Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
Christopher Plummer is a Canadian film, stage and television actor. He is best known for his leading role in the Academy Award-winning musical The Sound of Music. He made his film debut in 1958's Stage Struck, and notable film The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964), Inside Daisy Clover (1965), The Man Who Would Be King (1975), Somewhere in Time (1980), An American Tail (1986), Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), Malcolm X (1992), 12 Monkeys (1995), The Insider (1999), A Beautiful Mind (2001), Syriana (2005), The New World (2005), Up (2009), The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009), The Last Station (2009), Beginners (2011), and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011). Plummer has also ventured into various television projects, including the miniseries "Jesus of Nazareth" and "The Thorn Birds". Plummer has won numerous awards and accolades for his work. With his win at the age of 82 in 2012 for Beginners, Plummer is the oldest actor ever to win an Academy Award.