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Christopher Plummer was a prolific actor whose decades-long career included a star turn as Captain Georg von Trapp in the classic 1965 movie musical “The Sound of Music.”

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Published in Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Feb. 5, 2021.
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March 6, 2021
After the play, "Barrymore" Mr. Plummer signed my Undiscovered Country poster in 1992. Smiling as he did it, knowing this kid discovered him because of Star Trek. It turns out he was a fan, too. Such a great man to make a youngster so happy. Thank you, sir.
Randy
Friend
March 5, 2021
I will never forget his portrayal of Captain Von Trapp in "The Sound of Music", he and Julie Andrews brought a magic to the screen. RIP, Christopher, the world will never forget you
judith hosking
February 26, 2021
Matthew McGuire
February 25, 2021
The sound of music is one of my all time favorite musicals. His portrayal of captain von trapp was an iconic role!! May his memory live long for all to come and know this gem. I hope his family finds comfort during this difficult time.
February 21, 2021
My elementary school teacher took us to see The Sound of Music the year was (1965)...first time I heard Julie Andrew's sing...I thought Christopher Plummer was so handsome....I was only thirteen yrs old..
Loraline Lambert
Family
February 20, 2021
A sincere gentleman! I met him at a funeral in Stratford, and found him possessed of all the attributes one would search out in a man of greatness. The world is truly at a loss!
Daniel Benn
Friend
February 20, 2021
Elaine Taylor my neme is spencer lived at Paris Ontario Canada very sorry lost Christopher Plummer big fan of him on the sound of music
Luff Spencer
Friend
February 20, 2021
I missed Christopher Plummer i loved on the sound of music like his song edelweiss I love Christopher Plummer
RlP Christopher Plummer
Luff Spencer
Friend
February 19, 2021
To the family, many, many friends, colleagues and legions of fans of this wonderful, talented gentleman and actor Christopher Plummer bring comfort to you during this difficult time in your lives. We enjoyed him as the prolific actor whose decades-long career included a star turn as Captain Georg von Trapp in the classic 1965 movie musical “The Sound of Music.” We will miss Christopher Plummer's presence and his many contributions in Hollywood movies. May the love and the special memory you shared with him show how your lives was touched by him. We hope many of the encouraging words and thoughts on this site comforts you during this difficult time also. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. So, treasure that memory. May the God of comfort bless your grieving hearts with strength, loving kindness and peace as the world copes with the loss of Christopher Plummer.
Tony
February 15, 2021
My favorite actor of all time...(I had the pleasure of meeting you after a performance in Chicago..:"I told you ..you´re like Larry Olivier...-without the ham. "-it made you laugh...and I remember the Star Trek fans came out to see you ..because of your brilliant performance in Star Trek VI...no one had more of a commanding presence than you...(kinda intimidating...)...
Richard Decker
February 15, 2021
Christopher Plummer is all about the Sound of Music. Poignant, sentimental and thoughts of a forgotten world of love and beauty. Heaven will be greener with him.
Thomas PC
February 13, 2021
I worked On a few productions with Chris. He made me laugh and told me what I was missing. That ya younger folks didn’t have enough fun. Rest In Peace. Go make them laugh upstairs ❤
Terri de Haan
Friend
February 12, 2021
It is a tragedy that you’re gone you were a wonderful talented actor who lived a wonderful life I pray that your soul is at peace and that you are welcomed into heaven by the angels
Ivette Morales
February 12, 2021
Alishia
February 12, 2021
Christopher Plummer now the hills are alive with the Sound of Music in heaven the greatness of your life and your role in the Sound of Music will always be etched into my heart and mind whenever I watch the Sound of Music Rest In Peace and condolences to your family and to Julie Andrews fly high Mr Christopher Plummer
Sophie Hetelekidis
February 12, 2021
Saddened by the loss of Mr. Christopher Plummer. An excellent actor and human being. May God be your refuge and strength during this extremely difficult time.
February 12, 2021
May God comfort and console you during this sad time. Please accept my sincere condolences, I am so sorry for your loss.
R.L.
February 12, 2021
Jane Ellen Barron
February 12, 2021
Julie Andrews my is spencer luff lived Paris Ontario Canada very sorry lost Christopher Plummer big fan of him on the sound of music loved his song
Luff Spencer
Friend
February 12, 2021
Very sorry lost Christopher Plummer big fan of him on the sound of music loved his song
RlP Christopher Plummer
Luff Spencer
Friend
February 12, 2021
I feel so very sad that Christopher Plummer has passed away.

I absolutely loved him in The Sound Of Music together with Julie Andrews and the children. It's my very favourite movie!

My heart goes out to his wife and family who must be so very sad to be without him now.

May you Rest In Peace Christopher.

I will always cherish you in my heart like so many people will do too.

With lots of love always,

Your big fan in Australia,

Sheila
XXX
Sheila Crook
Acquaintance
February 11, 2021
I ADORED HIM!!!
BARBARA WISBEY
February 11, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. What great Talent.
You will missed.
Bye for now
DIANE M BELLANTE
Acquaintance
February 11, 2021
My condolences go out to the Plummer family on the death of Christopher. He will be missed by all.
Roy
February 10, 2021
Christopher Plummer was a wonderful actor with many talents . I loved him in the Sound of Music but also I one of my favorite romantic comedies “Must Love Dogs “! Also knowing his performance in “A Beautiful Mind” ever so briefly was wonderful to see. He will be sorry missed by so many ! RIP Capt Von Trapp always and member eternal !
Evie Tsolomytis - Kalousis
Acquaintance
February 10, 2021
Although I did not know Christopher Plummer personally, I know and have admired his work for decades. He was truly a gifted actor by any standard and always delivered his performances so powerfully and yet so subtlety. I can't help but think that the world has truly lost an irreplaceable icon of the silver screen. You will be forever in the hearts of those you inspired Christopher......Godspeed.
Jason S. Ebersole
Acquaintance
February 10, 2021
You are so very missed.
Mae Coleman
February 10, 2021
My deepest condolences to his dear family and loved ones. Christopher Plummer was the first male voice, other than my father's that truly captivated my heart. A true gentleman and talent, he was one of a kind. My children, their children and myself will continue to turn to this great man for inspiration. Thank you Chris for being a force for good in this world and for making everything around you unimaginably beautiful. I know you're up there singing with the angels.
Mae Coleman
February 10, 2021
To a terrific actor. Your voice was truly amazing. You will be greatly missed. I truly loved you in the sound of music along side dame Julia Andrews.
Steven Green
February 10, 2021
A great actor. So much more than Captain Von Trap. R.I.P
Nancy Calcoen
February 10, 2021
There will never be another Christopher Plummer. Nor should anyone ever again try to emulate Captain von Trapp. My heart is breaking for his family, friends, and fans everywhere.
Christopher Plummer—forever loved, never forgotten. Thank you for being you!
Sally Cote Longtime Fan
February 9, 2021
after Danny Kaye and Paul McCartney Christopher Plummer was my third and final crush. I rarely missed a rerun of The Sound ...
Ann Blencowe
Friend
February 9, 2021
So long, farewell Captain! You left beautiful gifts behind to be cherished again and again for generations to come. RIP
Lynda
Acquaintance
February 9, 2021
We will love you and miss you always. Thanks for all the wonderful work movies and memories! Which will live on forever!!! Rest In Peace Sir.
Shelly Shells
February 9, 2021
The joy you gave the world through your performances on screen will ensure that you live on in the hearts of us all. Rest in peace, Mr Plummer.
Sarah James
Acquaintance
February 9, 2021
I had the pleasure of meeting you and I shall always remember our dinners together when you came to town and grateful for the tickets to your performance as John Barrymore. You were a wonderful man and pianist and a fabulous actor. You will be missed.
Shirley Holt
Acquaintance
February 9, 2021
Rest in Peace Christopher Plummer and raise in glory. The world will always remember you, dear Captain.
Patricia Sandoval-Dawley
February 9, 2021
My condolences.
February 9, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Diane Froehlich
February 9, 2021
dear christopher plummmer may god blessyou in heaven your friend andy
andrew cason
February 9, 2021
andrew cason
February 9, 2021
My deepest heartfelt condolences to his bereaved family. A true friend, and a very talented handsome man, and an acting gem for over seven decades. Captain Von Trapp "Georg" of "The Sound Of Music" will forever be remembered. Lots of love and admiration in your showbiz lifetime. Rest in peace and May God bless you in heaven for eternity.
Madzskie Marivelez
Friend
February 9, 2021
My condolences to his friends in his family he was a great actor and a great Community leader you'll be missed in his movie will live for eternity may you rest in peace
David P Call
Coworker
February 9, 2021
Very sorry to hear of Christopher´s passing, a great actor. I found out that he was my grandmother´s cousin. She shared a middle name with him, she was Jane Orme Fetherstonhaugh. The Toronto family history is fascinating, including Jonathan Swift. Many condolences from Lancashire, England.
Lisa Croft
February 8, 2021
Rest in Peace Christopher Plummer. You will be misses. And never forgotten. My thoughts and prayers for your family. God seen you was tired and took you home.
Rosemary T
Friend
February 8, 2021
Condolences to the family. Chris and I shared a birthday.
George Bergdoll
Friend
February 8, 2021
Your acting will be remembered.
Stephanie Schell
February 8, 2021
My deepest and sincerest condolences to the family. He will be missed but never forgotten.
Darlene Robinson
Acquaintance
February 8, 2021
Remember him from a lot of movies over the years, especially "The Sound of Music" with Julie Andrews where they worked very well together.
Stephanie D Schell
February 8, 2021
Buon Viaggio Christopher Plummer. Sicuramente il cinema e il mondo ha perso una magnifica Persona.
Barbara Badalassi
Significant_other
February 8, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Thank you Christopher for sharing you supurb talents with us. May you RIP in the comfort of God's living care.
KAREN L KELLEY
February 8, 2021
Godspeed Christopher, and thank you for sharing a part of your life with us, and the wonderful and unforgettable film and TV memories.
Harry Simpson
February 8, 2021
A man of talent who stood the test of time. Am surprised to read his comments on the Sound of Music, but he must have appreciated how women were charmed by his Von Trapp character and how they fell in love with his handsome good looks. Forever remembered. With sympathy to his family.
SoM Fan
February 8, 2021
We are so sad how you came to your conclusion in an unfortunate way! You will be in our hearts forever! Thank you for all you did, your legacy, and the laughs!
Stay strong, Elaine! He'll be watching over you!
Helene Conlon
February 8, 2021
My condolences to the family of Christopher Plummer, I am very sorry for your loss. Mr. Plummer was a very good actor. May the God of comfort be with all of you at this difficult time.
Karen
February 8, 2021
Plummer was grate in the Sound of Music, So much potential.
Would he talk to any child the way he did to Jody Fostir in the
Inside Man film?
Lee Tracy
Acquaintance
February 8, 2021
Thank you, Christopher Plummer, for your prolific body of work over so many years. I loved it all, especially the role of Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music. May your memory be a blessing to your loved ones.
Maggie James
Friend
February 8, 2021
I love him in The Sound of Music and the Thorn Birds
Beth Tuttle
February 7, 2021
He was my first vision of romance when I saw the Sound of Music for the first time, I was 8. And every time I saw that movie again, the more I appreciated his style. Especially the waltz scene, simply marve. For a couple of minutes it makes forget that harshness of this world. Thank you Mr. Plummer for your art.
Patricia Tonelli
February 7, 2021
A man who knew about about the heart & beguiled all he touched. I will always be great full how he touched Keanu's & my life.

Heart-broken & besot with grief at his loss

My condolences to his family and loved ones
Heidi-Daryl Von Dunker
Acquaintance
February 7, 2021
RIP. A remarkable talented and brilliant actor of an era that is long gone now with the rapid passing of everyone I grew up with as a child and watched on the big screen. Such a tragedy with his passing. A gentleman.
Tatjana Crosby
Acquaintance
February 7, 2021
This was the first movie I saw as a child; and I loved the music and everything to do with the Sound of Music. In my later years, I would watch the movie over and over again. Christopher Plummer was such a handsome man; the last of the charismatic, charming gentlemen of the era. May this gentleman and first class actor rest in peace and in God's care. My condolences to his wife and family.
Tatjana Crosby
Acquaintance
February 7, 2021
My EA Wendy loved the sound of music RlP Christopher Plummer
Luff Spencer
Friend
February 7, 2021
Love you Christopher Plummer big fan of him playing trapp on the sound of music loved his song
Luff Spencer
Friend
February 7, 2021
I had a friend thAT EVERY TIME i WENT TO HER HOUSED THE SOUND OF MUSIC ON HER RECORD PLAYER ,,,,SHE WAS IN THE CHOIR IN HIGH SCHOOL...EVERY TIME WE WENT FOR A RIDE IN THE CAR WE WOULD SING DREAMM. DREAM, DREAM OR SOME OTHER SONG TOGETHER....i PLAYED THE GUITAR AT THE VFW HALL IN GREANVILLE MICHIGAN SONGS LIKE HEY IT'S GOOD TO BE BACK HOME AGAIN i COULD WATCH THE SOUND OF MUSIC OVER AND OVER DON PLUGGE GTEENVILLE MICHIHAN
DONALD PLUGGE
February 7, 2021
such a class act, before, now and forever xox
Martha Downes
February 7, 2021
What a talent! So handsome and distinguished. The Sound of Music-my favorite movie of all time! Thanks for the gifts you left behind Captain! RIP-So long, farewell!
Sara
Acquaintance
February 7, 2021
What a talent. Handsome and distinguished-The Sound of Music-a top notch classic and my favorite movie of all time! Thanks for the gifts you left behind Captain! RIP and So long-farewell!
February 7, 2021
So talented and handsome. The Sound of Music - pure magic and my favorite movie of all time. Thanks for the gifts you left, Captain. RIP
February 7, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person.I will love you and miss you always.I grew up with you, I adored and respect You all my life.
Danielle Kudirka
Acquaintance
February 7, 2021
I met Chris once many years ago at the Beverly Hills hotel and may I say never have I ever had the more infinite pleasure than to be in his presence. He.embodied the grace of talent that makes everyone of the rest of performers stand in awe of. You were and always
will be the very best our industry represents.
jane acton
Acquaintance
February 7, 2021
>>>Requiescat in Paca, Sir Shakespearean Thespian. "Good night sweet prince. And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest." W. Shakespeare
John Morton, Colorado Springs, CO.
February 7, 2021
Sound of Music will always be on , always hear your voice , your legend will live on through many of us ..Heavenly sleep, long life lived well , things he enjoyed doing
Susan Lubiscak
Friend
February 7, 2021
A legend is an understatement, such a fine actor who truly honed his craft and set the bar so high. Thankfully his work will live on. Deepest condolences to the Plummer family, m at God be with all of you.
R B
February 7, 2021
Dear Plummer Family,
I had the pleasure of seeing most of Mr. Plummer’s movies and many of his plays on Broadway. He was truly a gift to the theater world. I also had several opportunities to get his autograph. Mr. Plummer was so kind when he gave them. He will be missed.
Paula Obermuellet
February 7, 2021
Imagining him with the same regal bearing in his real life that he imparted to most of his characters. Our sincere condolences to his loved ones. Thank you for sharing him with the world. We mourn with you now.
February 7, 2021
R I P Captain Von Trapp
Amy McDonnell
Acquaintance
February 7, 2021
So very sorry to hear about the passing of Christopher, what a great actor who left his mark in this world that won’t be forgotten. May the Plummer Family be comforted by the God of Tender Mercies as He showers your grieving hearts His peace and loving kindness. Thank you for his contribution to the film industry.
BRY
February 7, 2021
You were a great actor in all of your films! May you forever Rest In Peace.
CLAUDE KHOURI
Friend
February 7, 2021
Rest, in Eternal Peace.
February 7, 2021
Great Actor.

Loved his role in The Sound Of Music. It was my deceased mother's favorite movie!! RIP
Naomi Bissoon
Acquaintance
February 7, 2021
May you Rest In Peace! Donna H
February 7, 2021
Many movies he truly have been , loved performing , truly legend will always shine , truly unforgotten , he lived such long life and use it wisely by performing , Shakespeare 's works he believe in
Susan Lubiscak
Friend
February 6, 2021
The theater world has lost another bright star. I was fortunate to see him perform on Broadway many times including his last play, Inherit the Wind. He was a genius. Thanks for the memories...
Patricia Sullivan
Friend
February 6, 2021
As I remember him . . .
The year was 1955 – the place was The American Shakespeare Theater in Stratford, Connecticut. I was 13 years old and I loved the theater. I spent most of my days there during summer vacation doing various chores as the theater was being readied for opening night. There was much hustle and bustle going on with carpenters doing finishing work, actors/actresses rehearsing, costumes being made, and the box office trying to keep up with ticket sales. I loved the excitement of it all. One of my fondest memories was sitting ‘neath the beautiful trees rehearsing lines with many of the actors including Christopher Plummer for his role as Mark Antony in "Julius Caesar" and Ferdinand in "The Tempest". He was 26 years old and always the perfect gentleman. At my age, I was too young to be in awe of him so when I had to correct him if he slipped up on his lines I didn’t hesitate. He would laugh and say “good catch” and I would read him the correct line and we would start over again. I can still hear his infectious laughter. I never saw him again, in person, after that momentous summer but as I watch him on screen, particularly in "The Sound Of Music", the memories of those wonderful summer afternoons under the trees come rushing back.
Precious memories . . . how they linger. ❤

Thanks for the memories, Mr. Plummer. Rest well.

To the Family ~ My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Through your sorrow, may the "peace that passes all understanding" and all of your precious memories bring you much comfort.
Linda
February 6, 2021
Deepest sympathy to the Plummer family on the death of dear Christopher. He was such a talented, beautiful man who brought much joy to his numerous fans across the globe. I will always treasure his movie performances on the dvds I own. He will be very much missed. Rest In Peace Mr. Plummer.
Donna Zajac
February 6, 2021
Jane Ellen Barron
Friend
February 6, 2021
2-6-21 Saturday 7:30pm

I'm SO SORRY FOR HIS loss he WAS an extremely talented & gifted actor. MY memories OF him WILL still be with ME. Remember ME as I used TO be...i WILL remember YOU and look on with a smile...and remain in THE hearts OF ALL OF YOU
Jane Barron
Friend
February 6, 2021
Sincere condolences. CBC TV i Canada has honoured Chris with lots of wonderful tributes etc. over the past few days hope his family can see this. Martha
Martha Downes
February 6, 2021
The greatest actor in our lifetime.
Hanna Franciscy
February 6, 2021
the greatest actor in our time. Thank you Christopher, you made life much more beautiful and meaningful with your art. I m privileged that I was able to see you in many plays. Rest in piece, I will remember you forever.
Hanna Franciscy
February 6, 2021
May God's peace and comfort be with The Plummer Family, an acting legend He will be greatly missed.
Forrest Hoyt
February 6, 2021
There will never be another actor like Christopher Plummer. Not only because of his portrayal of Georg Von Trapp, also his many, many acting credits. I personally loved his portray of William Fawcett Robinson in "Somewhere In Time" also starring Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour. RIP
A Forever Fan
February 6, 2021
Deepest sympathy! He was a legend and will be missed!
Marg MacIntyre
Student
February 6, 2021
I remember the first time l seen the sound of music. It became a movie l watched every year at Christmas time l never grew tired of it. l thank you Mr. Plummer for your gift of acting and l feel very prevledged to see it for myself you will truly be missed. God has an extra Angel in heaven God bless you. A true Canadian.
Cynthia Scheuerman
February 6, 2021
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Carol Sivadge
February 6, 2021
Carol Sivadge
February 6, 2021
Dear family members;

So sorry for your loss. I really enjoyed Mr Plummers acting in Sound of music. He brought joy to millions of people.

Sincerely,

Phillipa Berio
Phillipa berio
Friend
February 6, 2021
Rest in peace
Stephan Plummer
February 6, 2021
I watched your films through the years. You were a great actor and may you forever Rest In Peace.

CLAUDE KHOURI
Friend
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