Julie Andrews and More Mourn the Loss of Christopher Plummer: "He Was a Giant of Stage and Screen"

Grayson Gilcrease

Hollywood has lost a legend in the form of actor Christopher Plummer, who died at the age of 91 on Friday. Best known for his role as the stern Captain Georg von Trapp in The Sound of Music, Christopher's 75-year career included a number of iconic roles, like J. Paul Getty in All the Money in the World, Harlan Thrombey in Knives Out, Hal Fields in Beginners, and Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, in Waterloo. Celebrities and fans alike mourned the loss of the renowned actor, whose powerhouse performances over the years earned him an Oscar, two Emmy Awards, and two Tony Awards.

"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," the actor's longtime friend and manager Lou Pitt shared in a statement announcing his death, according to Deadline. "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." Several of Christopher's friends and costars, including Julie Andrews, Helen Mirren, Chris Evans, and William Shatner, also shared heartfelt memories and tributes of the late actor. Ahead, see how celebrities are honoring Christopher's memory.


Julie Andrews Pays Tribute to Christopher Plummer: "I Have Lost a Cherished Friend"