Christopher Plummer dies aged 91: Stars pay tribute to Sound Of Music icon

Fans and friends of Christopher Plummer have paid tribute after the star died at the age of 91.

The Oscar winner, who starred in the Sound Of Music, died at home in Conneticut with his wife Elaine Taylor by his side. 

Tributes poured in after the star’s manager, Lou Pitt, confirmed the news in a statement shared with Deadline. 

‘Chris was an extraordinary man who deeply loved and respected his profession with great old fashion manners, self deprecating humour and the music of words,’ he said.

‘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.’

Among the first to pay tribute, Piers Morgan wrote: ‘RIP Christopher Plummer, 91. Sound of Music star and a wonderful actor. Sad news.’

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