Christopher Plummer Height, Weight, Age, Movies, Net WorthLast updated: May 28, 2020
- Net Worth: $ 20,000,000
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- Birthday: 13 Dec 1929
- Age: 91
- Country: United States
- Occupation: Actor
- Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
- Sexual orientation: Straight
- Height: 5.10 ft
- Weight: 185 lb
- Hair Color: Salt and Pepper
- Eye Color: Blue
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Who Is Christopher Plummer?
Christopher Plummer was born on December 13, 1929 in Toronto, Ontario in Canada. He was classically trained as a stage actor and headlined for Britain’s National Theatre, making his film debut in 1958’s Stage Struck. He is best known as Captain Von Trapp in the 1965 musical movie The Sound of Music.
- Birth Name: Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer
- Nationality: Canadian
- Nickname: Chris
- Religion: Atheist
- Ethnicity: White. English, Scottish, and Northern Irish ancestry
- Father: John Orme Plummer (Sold securities and Stocks)
- Mother: Isabella Mary (Secretary to the Dean of Sciences at McGill University)
- Siblings: He is the only child
- Rich smooth voice
- Balding hairline
- Prominent nose
- Charming yet amoral characters
Christopher Plummer Best Movies
Christopher Plummer Relationships
Marital Status: Married.
Wife: Elaine Taylor.
Children: He has one daughter named Amanda Michael (b. 23rd March, 1957) with ex-wife Tammy Grimes.
- Elaine Taylor (Wife) (1968-Present) They were married on 2nd Oct 1970.
- Patricia Lewis (Ex-wife) (1962-1967) Patricia Lewis and Christopher are divorced after a marriage of 4 years.
- Piper Laurie (1959) Their affair lasted for about a month.
- Tammy Grimes (Ex-wife) (1956-1960) Tammy Grimes and Christopher were married for 4 years. They had a daughter.
Christopher Plummer Quotes
- "Unless you can surround yourself with as many beautiful things as you can afford, I don’t think life has very much meaning." - Christopher Plummer
- "Sometimes you have to look into a mirror and look at the worst you could have been if you’re ever going to know the best you were meant to be." - Christopher Plummer
- "I couldn’t believe when I first got a fan letter from Al Pacino, it was unreal." - Christopher Plummer
- "You’re only two years older than me, darling. Where have you been all my life?" - Christopher Plummer
- "History remembers most what you did last." - Christopher Plummer
- "I would rather not know about how one gets parts in movies these days." - Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer Houses
With 7,739 square feet of interior space, the house has six bedrooms and nine bathrooms. It sits on 2.17 acres with more than 200 feet on Long Island Sound waterfront, facing east.
Sold for $11.2 million.
Price: $11.2 million
Christopher Plummer Hobbies and Interests
Actress: Charmian Carr.
TV Show: The Thorn Birds, Departure, Jesus of Nazareth.
Playing the piano
Christopher Plummer Facts & Trivia
Early in his life, he was taking classes to become a concert pianist. But fell in love with the theatre and decided to pursue an acting career.
He was offered the role of Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings fantasy movie series. However, he decided to turn it down and has regretted his decision ever since.
Christopher Plummer is average in height, measuring 5 ft 10 or 179 cm and weighs 84 kg or 185 lbs.
Christopher Plummer Major Awards
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Beginners (2010)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in Beginners (2010)
Outstanding Voice-Over Performance in The New Adventures of Madeline (1995)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series in Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers (1976)
Best Supporting Actor in Beginners (2010)
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role in Beginners (2010)