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Christopher Plummer

Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer, CC, was a Canadian actor whose career spanned seven decades. He gained recognition for his performances in film, television, and theater. Plummer made his Broadway debut in 1954, and continued to act in leading roles on stage playing Cyrano de Bergerac in Cyrano (1974), Iago in Othello, as well as playing the titular roles in Macbeth, King Lear, and Barrymore. Plummer also performed in stage productions J.B., No Man's Land, and Inherit the Wind.


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  • Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer
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Knives Out

2019
as Harlan Thrombey

Up

2009
as Charles F. Muntz (voice)

The Sound of Music

1965
as Captain Georg von Trapp

National Treasure

2004
as John Adams Gates

Inside Man

2006
as Arthur Case

The Lake House

2006
as Simon Wyler

9

2009
as 1 (voice)

A Beautiful Mind

2001
as Dr. Rosen

Alexander

2004
as Aristotle

Departure

2019
as Howard Lawson

Twelve Monkeys

1995
as Dr. Goines

Priest

2011
as Monsignor Orelas

Malcolm X

1992
as Chaplain Gill

The Man Who Planted Trees

1987
as Narrator (voice: English version)

Lucky Break

2001
as Graham Mortimer

International Velvet

1978
as John Seaton

The Scarlet and the Black

1983
as Col. Herbert Kappler

Blizzard

2003
as Santa Claus

The New World

2005
as Captain Newport

Firehead

1991
as Col. Garland Vaughn

Secrets

1992
as Mel Wexler

Boundaries

2018
as Jack Jaconi

Highpoint

1982
as James Hatcher

Nicholas Nickleby

2002
as Ralph Nickleby

The Dinosaur Hunter

2000
as Hump Hinton

The Arrow

1997
as George Hees

The Shadow Box

1980
as Brian

Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight

2013
as John Marshall Harlan

Ararat

2002
as David

The Day That Shook the World

1975
as Archduke Ferdinand

Dracula 2000

2000
as Matthew Van Helsing

Lock Up Your Daughters

1969
as Lord Foppington

Pixies

2015
as Pixie King (voice)

Stage Struck

1958
as Joe Sheridan

Agent of Influence

2002
as John Watkins

My Dog Tulip

2009
as J.R. Ackerley (voice)

The Legend of Sarila

2013
as Croolik (voice)

Captain Brassbound's Conversation

1960
as Captain Brassbound

Our Fathers

2005
as Cardinal Bernard Law

Liar's Edge

1992
as Harry Weldon

The Last Station

2009
as Leo Tolstoy

Money

1991
as Martin Yahl

Remember

2015
as Zev Gutman

A Stranger in the Mirror

1993
as Clifton Lawrence

The Forger

2014
as Joseph Cutter

The Boss' Wife

1986
as Mr. Roalvang

Dreamscape

1984
as Bob Blair

Skeletons

1997
as Reverend Carlyle

Conduct Unbecoming

1975
as Maggiore Alastair Wimbourne

A Ghost in Monte Carlo

1990
as The Grand Duke Ivan

Red Blooded American Girl

1990
as Dr. John Alcore

Elsa & Fred

2014
as Fred Bancroft

30 Minutes, Mister Plummer

1963
as Christopher Plummer

Danielle Steel's Crossings

1986
as Armand DeVilliers

The Spiral Staircase

1975
as Dr. Joe Sherman

A Doll's House

1959
as Torvald Helmer

The Exception

2017
as Kaiser Wilhelm II

Battle of Britain

1969
as Squadron Leader Colin Harvey

Barrymore

2012
as John Barrymore

Dial M For Murder

1981
as Tony Wendice

The River of My Dreams

2016
as Christopher Plummer

The Amateur

1981
as Professor Lakos

Dragnet

1987
as Reverend Jonathan Whirley

Blackheart

1998
as Holmes

The Return of the Pink Panther

1975
as Sir Charles Litton

Babes in Toyland

1997
as Barnaby Crookedman (voice)

A Hazard of Hearts

1987
as Sir Giles Staverley

The Night of the Generals

1967
as Field Marshal Rommel

Prototype

1983
as Dr. Carl Forrester

Man in the Chair

2007
as Flash Madden

Still Kicking

2013
as Christopher Plummer

Aces High

1976
as Capt. 'Uncle' Sinclair

Being Different

1981
as Self (Narrator) (voice)

Crackerjack

1994
as Ivan Getz

The Tin Soldier

1986
as Narrator (voice)

The Thorn Birds

1983
as Archbishop Contini-Verchese

Danny Collins

2015
as Frank Grubman

Syriana

2005
as Dean Whiting

Winchell

1998
as Franklin D. Roosevelt

The Man Who Would Be King

1975
as Rudyard Kipling

Arthur Miller on Home Ground

1979
as Christopher Plummer

The Clown at Midnight

1999
as Mr. Caruthers

American Tragedy

2000
as F. Lee Bailey

Hidden Agenda

1999
as Ulrich Steiner

Cold Creek Manor

2003
as Mr. Massie

Shadow Dancing

1988
as Edmund Beaumont

Eyewitness

1981
as Joseph

The Pyx

1973
as Dt. Sgt. Jim Henderson

Oedipus the King

1968
as Oedipus

Lily in Love

1984
as Fitzroy Wynn / Roberto Terranova

Somewhere in Time

1980
as William Fawcett Robinson

Vampire in Venice

1988
as Professor Paris Catalano

Inside Daisy Clover

1965
as Raymond Swan

Dolores Claiborne

1995
as John Mackey

Rock-A-Doodle

1991
as Grand Duke (voice)

Souvenir

1989
as Ernst Kestner

The Star

2017
as King Herod (voice)

The Insider

1999
as Mike Wallace

Starcrash

1978
as The Emperor

Ordeal by Innocence

1984
as Leo Argyle

The Silent Partner

1978
as Harry Reikle

Possessed

2000
as Archbishop Hume

Harrison Bergeron

1995
as John Klaxon

Young Catherine

1991
as Sir Charles

Jesus of Nazareth

1977
as Herod Antipas

Mindfield

1989
as Doctor Satorius

Full Disclosure

2001
as Robert Lecker

Already Dead

2007
as Dr. Heller

Hanover Street

1979
as Paul Sellinger

Emotional Arithmetic

2008
as David Winters

All the Money in the World

2017
as John Paul Getty

Murder by Decree

1979
as Sherlock Holmes

Nuremberg

2000
as Sir David Maxwell-Fyfe

Nobody Runs Forever

1968
as Sir James Quentin

Wolf

1994
as Raymond Alden

Four Minutes

2005
as Archie Mason

Waterloo

1970
as Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington

The Last Full Measure

2020
as Frank Pitsenbarger

The First Christmas

1998
as Narrator (voice)

Jesus of Nazareth

1977
as Herod Antipas

Beginners

2011
as Hal Fields

Triple Cross

1966
as Freddie Chapman

I Love N.Y.

1987
as John Robertson Yeats

Guest Star

Episode IMAX Ultimate Collection
The First Emperor Of China
1989
Episode American Experience
Eugene O'Neill
2006
Episode Nature
Kalahari: The Flooded Desert
2003
Episode Nature
Kalahari: The Great Thirstland
2003
Episode Today
December 13, 2011
2011
Episode Odd Job Jack
HolyLand
2004
Episode The Dick Cavett Show
Lynn Redgrave, Trevor Howard, Christopher Plummer, Patrick Campbell
1971
Episode Miracle Planet
Violent Past
2005
Episode Miracle Planet
Snowball Earth
2005
Episode Mystery Science Theater 3000
Starcrash
2017
Episode Miracle Planet
New Frontiers
2005
Episode Conan (2010)
James Corden, Christopher Plummer, the Mavericks
2015
Episode Miracle Planet
Extinction and Rebirth
2005
Episode Miracle Planet
Survival of the Fittest
2005
Episode The Cosby Show
Shakespeare
1987
Episode My Shakespeare
Christopher Plummer on King Lear
2014