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Christopher Plummer is a Canadian actor, well-known for featuring in The Sound of Music as Captain von Trapp, in 1965.

Christopher Plummer Early life and Education

Christopher Plummer was born as Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer on 13th December 1929 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She was born to father, John Orme Plummer, stocks and securities seller, and mother, Isabella Mary, secretary to the Dean of Science at McGill University, and grew up along with his siblings.

Christopher Plummer during his childhood

Plummer studied to become a concert pianist but his interest turned into theatre acting. While attending a Montreal High School, he used to act on Pine Avenue in Montreal. He also attended McGill Acting school and inspired by the movie Henry V.

Christopher Plummer Career

Christopher made his Broadway debut in January 1953 in The Starcross Story but was shut down on its opening night. His performance in The Royal Hunt of the Sun earned wide recognition and Tony Award-nomination Atahuallpa.

His performance in Cyrano as Cyrano won the heart of millions of people and the Best Actor title for the Tony Award.

Christopher holding Best Actor Award

Christopher started his movie career as a young writer in Stage Struck, in 1958. His performance in the Oscar-winning movie The Sound of Music became an all-time top-grossing movie.

During his acting career, Plummer received an Academy Award, Emmy Award twice, Tony Award twice, a Golden Globe Award, a British Academy Film Award, and much more.

Christopher Plummer Personal life

Moving towards personal life, Christopher married three times. Firstly he married to Tammy Grimes, actress, in 1965 and welcomed a daughter, Amanda, actress, in 1957.

The couple divorced after four years of marital relationship. Later, he married to Patricia Lewis, Journalist, on 4th May 1962. The couple welcomes any child together and divorced in 1967.

Christopher with his ex-wife Tammy Grimes

Afterward, Christopher dated an English dancer and actress Elaine Taylor, in 1968. On 2nd October 1970, the couple tied their knot and lived in a converted farmhouse in Weston, Connecticut. The couple is living happily together and no sign and rumors of their divorce.

Christopher with Elaine Taylor

Christopher Plummer Net worth

Christopher earns the good sum of money from his career. He earned his first salary as an actor at the age of seventeen. His several movies were successfully hit and earned the tremendous amount of money. In 1978 his salary per movies was $30,00 and salary per tv series was $10,000 per episode.

Christopher's house

Among all, his favorite car is Mercedes worth of $312,000 and lives in a great comfortable life with a roomy foyer, cozy living-room, a chef kitchen and a library which worth $11,200,000. As per 2017, it is estimated that his current net worth is around $14 million.

Updated On Tue Dec 12 2017 Published On Tue Dec 12 2017 By Jharna Prasai

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