Celebrity deaths 2021: Stars who died this year

Christopher Plummer, best know for his role as Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music died, aged 91.

His manager confirmed the news, saying the legendary actor passed away at his home in Connecticut on Friday, February 5, 2021.

Beginning his career on the stage, Plummer became a star of the big screen appearing in films including The Insider, 12 Monkeys, A Beautiful Mind and more recently Knives Out and All The Money In The World, which earned him his third Oscar nomination.

The two-time Tony Award winner also won an Oscar in 2012 for Beginners, becoming the oldest actor ever to win the Academy Award for supporting actor, then-aged 82.

Read the full obituary here.

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