Sad! Sounds of Music star, Christopher Plummer dies at age 91

Sad! Sounds of Music star, Christopher Plummer dies at age 91

A Canadian born actor Christopher Plummer has died at age 91.

The actor who was present in the film "The Sound of Music" died on Friday morning, Feb.5.

It was reported that his family announced the news "Saying he died peacefully at home in Connecticut" with his his wife, Elaine Taylor,53, by his side

According to Christopher's friend, Lous Pitt, he said "Chris was an extraordinary man who deeply loved and respected his profession with great old fashion manners, self deprecating humor and the music of words".

"He was a national treasure who deeply relished his Canadian roots. Through his art and humanity, he touched all of our hearts and his legendary life will endure for all generations to come. He will forever be with us."

Christopher Plummer was best known for playing Captain von Trapp in the Oscar-winning musical "The Sound of Music."

He also won an Oscar in 2012 for his supporting turn in the film "Beginners," as he becomes the oldest actor ever to win the Academy Award for supporting actor.

Plummer had a long and acclaimed career on stage, with two Tony Awards. In films, he was also known for "The Insider," "12 Monkeys," "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country" and "A Beautiful Mind," and he contributed voices for "Up,' "An American Tale" and the "Madeline" TV series.

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