Christopher Plummer initially wanted to be a concert pianist, however, he developed his interest in the entertainment industry. While he was a student at High School of Montreal, he began his acting career. He made his movie debut in an American drama movie, Stage Struck, which was directed by Sidney Lumet.
Later, Plummer appeared in Technicolor movie, The Man Who Would Be King, directed by John Huston. The co-stars of this movie are Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Saeed Jaffrey, and Shakira Caine. The movie became a huge hit and made a collection of $11 million at the box office against the budget of $8 million.
In the year 2017, Plummer featured in crime thriller movie, All the Money in the World, directed by Ridley Scott. The co-stars of this movie are Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg, and Romain Duris. The total budget for this movie is $50 million and made a collection of $53.8 million at the box office.
Similarly, Plummer has appeared in numerous movies and television series like The Man Who Would Be King, The Return of the Pink Panther, The Silent Partner, Murder by Decree, Somewhere in Time, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Must Love Dogs, The New World, and Remember.
Plummer is the winner of numerous awards and trophy for his outstanding performance as an actor. He has been awarded a Genie Award, an Academy Award, two Tony Awards, two Emmy Awards, a SAG Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a British Academy Film Award.
Regarding Plummer nationality and ethnicity, he is a white-American. He has been married three times in his life. He was first married to his longtime girlfriend Tammy Grimes, an actress. The couple had a daughter, Amanda, together from their relationship. However, the couple was unable to continue their married life and divorced after four years of marriage.
After his divorce from his first wife, Plummer married Patricia Lewis, a journalist. The couple lived together for five years, and they got divorced. Currently, he is living a happily married life with his third spouse Elaine Taylor, in Weston, Connecticut. His wife is a British dancer and actress.
Most of the Plummer's income comes from his acting and endorsement career. He has appeared in numerous movies and television series from which he must have collected a huge amount of money. According to some source, his net worth, as in 2017, is estimated to be $20 million.