He acted in William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" in the Royal Shakespeare Company production in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Geraldine McEwan in the cast. Michael Langham was director.
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[2011, a revised opinion on The Sound of Music
(1965)] People were unnaturally sentimental about the film. So I always gave it a tough time. But a few years ago, I went to an Easter party and had to watch the damn thing with these kids. I was a prisoner! And then I thought, it's got everything - the lovely songs, the Nazis and the nuns and the kids. It's timeless and I'm grateful for it.
Has played the title role in Hamlet at Elsinore
(1964), appearing with Michael Caine
, who played Hamlet's closest friend Horatio. Caine later said that he had never truly understood Hamlet until he saw Plummer playing the role.
Rich smooth voice