Julie Andrews, who starred in the 1965 classic The Sound Of Music alongside the Christopher Plummer, has made a sweet statement about her former , who died at his home in Connecticut with his wife of 53 years, Elaine Taylor, by his side on Friday, February 5. 

“The world has lost a consummate actor today and I have lost a cherished friend,” she said to ABC News. “I treasure the memories of our work together and all the humor and fun we shared through the years. My heart and condolences go out to his lovely wife Elaine, and his daughter Amanda.” 

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starred in a plethora of films and shows, including All the Money in the World, Beginners, Knives Out, Inside Man and many more. 

In 2012, he won a Best Supporting Actor for his role in Beginners and previously won two Emmy Awards, in addition to two Tony Awards.

Plummer’s most recent endeavor was starring in Peacock’s series Departure