Christopher Plummer

1929 - Today

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Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer (December 13, 1929 – February 5, 2021) was a Canadian actor. His career spanned seven decades, gaining recognition for his performances in film, television, and stage. He 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 Hamlet at Elsinore (1964), Macbeth, King Lear, and Barrymore. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christopher Plummer has received more than 14,426,680 page views. His biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 82 in 2019). Christopher Plummer is the 137th most popular actor (down from 118th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Canada (down from 6th in 2019) and the 3rd 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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  • 76.88

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  • 87

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  • 4.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Christopher Plummer ranks 137 out of 10,030Before him are Bruno Ganz, Julie Andrews, Shirley Temple, Diane Keaton, Jean Gabin, and Leonardo DiCaprio. After him are Pierce Brosnan, Bette Davis, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Walker, Charlotte Rampling, and Joe Pesci.

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Among people born in 1929, Christopher Plummer ranks 19Before him are Imre Kertész, Jean Baudrillard, Jacques Brel, Michael Ende, Frank Gehry, and Hassan II of Morocco. After him are Alejandro Jodorowsky, Peter Higgs, Oriana Fallaci, Irene Papas, Tigran Petrosian, and Sándor Kocsis.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Christopher Plummer ranks 12 out of 1,130Before him are Marshall McLuhan (1911), James Naismith (1861), Erving Goffman (1922), Alice Munro (1931), Frank Gehry (1929), and Justin Trudeau (1971). After him are James Cameron (1954), Jim Carrey (1962), Margaret Atwood (1939), Glenn Gould (1932), Michael J. Fox (1961), and Saul Bellow (1915).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Christopher Plummer ranks 3Before him are Leslie Nielsen (1926) and Donald Sutherland (1935). After him are Jim Carrey (1962), Michael J. Fox (1961), William Shatner (1931), Mary Pickford (1892), Pamela Anderson (1967), Lois Maxwell (1927), Dan Aykroyd (1952), Ryan Reynolds (1976), and Glenn Ford (1916).

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