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Christopher Plummer Passes Away at 91

Sad news today as we have learned the famous actor, Christopher Plummer, died peacefully today (February 5) at his home in Connecticut. Elaine Taylor, his wife and true best friend for 53 years, was by his side.

  

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Christopher Plummer was best known for his role in The Sound of Music as Captain von Trapp, along with several films following. He won his first and only Oscar in 2012 for his performance in Beginners. At age 82, this made him the oldest winner of a competitive Oscar in an acting category.

 

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Many Disney fans will know Christopher Plummer’s voice from the 2009 Disney/Pixar film Up. Plummer voiced the villain, Charles Muntz.

Plummer is survived by his wife, Elaine, and his daughter Amanda Plummer, who is also an actress. His cause of death has not been confirmed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Plummer family at this time.

Source: Deadline

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We are Disney nerds. Two kids at heart who love the magic and the memories of Walt Disney World! We follow all things Disney and have great experiences with Disney Vacation Club and RunDisney events in particular. We enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways and geek out over the planning of such events. From lodging to dining to Fastpasses we have a spreadsheet for every occasion. Mike’s frivolous Disney goal is to acquire a magic band of every style while Jamie’s goal is to experience as many Disney desserts as possible. Usually there isn’t a day that passes without some discussion of the master plan of our next trip to the happiest place on earth. Most people think we’re normal – until they travel to Disney with us. We have been married for 16 years and are blessed with a daughter and a son who have already learned the importance of planning ahead! As a family we thoroughly enjoy the magic and the memories at Walt Disney World and are here to help others experience the magic as well.