Christopher Plummer


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  • Birth Name: Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer
  • Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/13/1929, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor; director
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Weekend Review: TCM Goes to the Oscars, Sherlock's "Last Vow"

"It's a room full of excitement. It's a room full of sweat," recalls Ellen Burstyn, who won her Oscar in 1975 for Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. "It's your bar mitzvah times a million," says director-writer Jason Reitman, a four-time nominee (Up in the Air, Juno) who remembers getting over his loss with a post-show visit to In-N-Out Burger. (My kind of guy.) "It's a bit like being in a car crash. Everything slows down, everything goes into slow motion," Helen Mirren reflects on the moment her name was read when she won in 2007 for The Queen.

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VIDEO: Carrie Underwood Sings and Stephen Moyer Dances in Sound of Music Live! Promo

There's less than a month to go until The Sound of Music Live! premieres on NBC on Thursday, Dec. 5. Fortunately, the production's cast already looks hard at work in rehearsals for the famed Rogers & Hammerstein musical.

In this new promo for the three-hour special, fans get to hear star Carrie Underwood perform not one more

VIDEO: Madeline and the White Lie

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Madeline and the White Lie
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Length: 23:00
Aired: 3/5/2001

When Lord Cucuface becomes suddenly indisposed, Madeline takes over his mission to impress some American tourists who are potential donors to the girls' school. She tells them that she is a famous tour guide, and finds she must lie more and more as she takes the eccentric couple around the Louvre, until they are all hopelessly lost and she is forced to come clean and tell the truth. watch


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Year Title Description
2014 Hector And The Search For Happiness Movie, Actor - Professor Coreman
2013 Still Kicking TV Show Series, Appearing
2013 85th Academy Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2012 Tony Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2012 Barrymore Movie, Actor - John Barrymore

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HBO Revisits Controversial Supreme Court Case In Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight

He could float like a butterfly and sting like a bee. That we remember. But a lot of us have forgotten — and most younger people haven't a clue — that the world's most famous prizefighter, Muhammad Ali, lost many of his prime boxing years ­because he refused to take part in the Vietnam War. The HBO movie Muham­mad Ali's Greatest Fight reexamines his politically charged battle for a... read more

True Blood's Stephen Moyer Joins NBC's The Sound of Music

True Blood star Stephen Moyer has been cast in the upcoming NBC production of The Sound of Music.

Moyer will play Capt. Georg Von Trapp, a World War I hero and single dad to seven children. Carrie Underwood is playing Maria, a former nun, who he hires to care for his children. He also -- spoiler alert! -- falls in love with her.

Fall TV cast shakeups!

The three-hour live TV movie will be based on the 1959 Broadway production, which won the Tony for Best Musical.Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer starred in the Academy Award-winning film adaptation.

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Amanda Plummer Joins Catching Fire

Amanda Plummer has been cast in Catching Fire.

Plummer will play Wiress, the veteran tribute from District 3 who joins past winners to compete in the Quarter Quell games. The film is the second installment in the Hunger Games series, which stars Jennifer Lawrence.

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Spartacus Finds its Julius Caesar and Marcus Crassus

All hail Caesar!

Todd Lasance has been cast as the infamous ruler of Rome on Starz's Spartacus, the network announced Tuesday.

In the third season of the series... read more

SNL: Jonah Hill (Almost) Gets His Oscar, Thanks to Tom Hanks

In case you hadn't heard, Jonah Hill was nominated for an Academy Award for Moneyball and — spoiler alert! — lost to Christopher Plummer. Luckily, it doesn't look like the loss has gone to his head at all, but we can't say the same about the nomination itself.

In a behind-the-scenes video showing Hill's week at Saturday Night Live, Hill seemed to have a bit of an ego problem, as evidenced by his small glasses and large glasses. However, the real laughs came once Hill realized the error of his ways, thanks to a visit from two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks. Hanks stopped by to show off his statues (dubbed "Philly" and "Forest") and to... read more


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