It can be said that Christopher Plummer started his career at the Stratford Festival. He was in the following plays.
Henry V - King Henry 1956
Hamlet - Hamlet 1957
Twelfth Night - Sir Andrew Aguecheek 1957
The Winter's Tale - Leontes 1958
Much Ado about Nothing - Benedick 1958
King Henry IV - Bardolph 1958
Romeo and Juliette - Mercutio 1960
King John - Philip the Bastard 1960
Macbeth - Macbeth 1962
Cyrano - Cyrano 1962
Antony and Cleopatra - Antony 1967
Barrymore - John Barrymore 1996
King Lear - King Lear 2002
Caesar and Cleopatra - Caesar 2008
The Tempest - Prospero 2011
A Word or Two - himself 2012
Christopher Plummer appeared in more than 100 films and on television, including the role of Baron von Trapp in the very popular movie The Sound of Music (1965).
He is a Companion of the Order of Canada, and in 2001, received a Governor General’s Award for lifetime achievement in the arts. In March 2017, he was honoured for lifetime achievement with a Canadian Screen Award from the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. He also won a British Academy Award for Beginners (2011), for which he was awarded an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in 2012.
His autobiography is called In Spite of Myself (2012). For more see Canadian Theatre Encyclopedia. He died at age of 91 at his home in Connecticut after suffering a fall.
Personal Note: I was a maintenance man at the Stratford Festival in 1962. I cleaned out the dressing rooms after every performance. One thing I liked to do while I swept Christopher's dressing room was to wear his Cyrano spare nose. By Paul Wilker