Award-Winning Actor, Dead at 91.
According to Plummer's
wife, the Canadian-born
actor succumbed to a head
injury caused by a recent fall.
Plummer's career spanned
more than seven decades. .
He is perhaps best known for playing
character Georg von Trapp in 'The Sound of Music.'.
He famously referred to the film as
"The Sound of Mucus," saying that the
legacy of it followed him "around like an albatross.”.
Plummer was also known as one of the world's
most distinguished Shakespearean actors,
having performed many of the Bard's major roles. .
He also gained fame in highly-commercial films,
such as 'Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.'.
Among his many accolades, Plummer won
an Oscar, two Emmys and two Tony awards