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Christopher Plummer

1929 - 2021

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Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer (December 13, 1929 – February 5, 2021) was a Canadian actor. His career spanned seven decades, gaining him recognition for his performances in film, stage, and television. He received multiple accolades, including an Academy Award, two Tony Awards, and two Primetime Emmy Awards, making him the only Canadian recipient of the "Triple Crown of Acting". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christopher Plummer has received more than 16,305,726 page views. His biography is available in 94 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 87 in 2019). Christopher Plummer is the 150th most popular actor (down from 137th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Canada (down from 12th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Canadian Actor.

Christopher Plummer is most famous for his role as King George VI in the film The King's Speech.

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  • 69.74

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  • 94

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  • 4.39

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  • 6.52

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Among actors, Christopher Plummer ranks 150 out of 9,996Before him are Christopher Lloyd, Klaus Kinski, Anita Ekberg, George Lazenby, Peter O'Toole, and Joe Pesci. After him are Leonardo DiCaprio, Diane Keaton, Gene Hackman, Jeanne Moreau, Angelina Jolie, and Bette Davis.

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Among people born in 1929, Christopher Plummer ranks 21Before him are Max von Sydow, Jean Baudrillard, Yayoi Kusama, Frank Gehry, Hafizullah Amin, and Alejandro Jodorowsky. After him are Irene Papas, Michael Ende, Sándor Kocsis, Peter Higgs, Chet Baker, and Oriana Fallaci. Among people deceased in 2021, Christopher Plummer ranks 12Before him are Albert Bandura, Charlie Watts, Chun Doo-hwan, Jacques Rogge, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, and Desmond Tutu. After him are Abolhassan Banisadr, Roh Tae-woo, Karolos Papoulias, Colin Powell, F. W. de Klerk, and Raffaella Carrà.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Christopher Plummer ranks 13 out of 1,350Before him are Justin Trudeau (1971), Erving Goffman (1922), Jim Carrey (1962), Frank Gehry (1929), Alice Munro (1931), and Marshall McLuhan (1911). After him are James Cameron (1954), Celine Dion (1968), Frederick Banting (1891), Margaret Atwood (1939), Glenn Gould (1932), and Michael J. Fox (1961).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Christopher Plummer ranks 4Before him are Leslie Nielsen (1926), Donald Sutherland (1935), and Jim Carrey (1962). After him are Michael J. Fox (1961), William Shatner (1931), Dan Aykroyd (1952), Mary Pickford (1892), Lois Maxwell (1927), Ryan Reynolds (1976), Carrie-Anne Moss (1967), and Geneviève Bujold (1942).

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