'Sound of Music' Star and Oscar Winner Christopher Plummer Has Died at 91

Critically acclaimed Canadian actor Christopher Plummer, who you might have seen star in "The Sound of Music," has passed away at the age of 91 years old.

The Oscar winner was reportedly at his home in Connecticut with his wife of 53 years Elaine Taylor when he passed.

Lou Pitt, Plummer's agent, confirmed his death in a statement shared with Fox News on Friday.

"Chris was an extraordinary man who deeply loved and respected his profession with great old fashion manners, self deprecating humor and the music of words. He was a National Treasure who deeply relished his Canadian roots,"Pitt said. "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."

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