Who was Christopher Plummer’s wife? Let’s get to know Elaine Taylor, the woman who had a long-lasting marriage to one of the acting world’s greats.

The Sound of Music, A Beautiful Mind, National Treasure, Inside Man and All the Money in the World are just some of the films Christopher Plummer appeared in. He had an acting career spanning 75 years and refused to retire, he said it was that his work kept him going according to The Globe and Mail.

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Who was Christopher Plummer?

Christopher Plummer was a Canadian actor who appeared in over 210 films in his lifetime according to IMDb.

He passed away at the age of 91 at his home in Weston, Connecticut on February 5th 2021.

Although he never planned on becoming an actor and initially wanted to be a concert pianist, Christopher went on to have an illustrious acting career. He acted alongside Julie Andrews, Nicolas Cage, Russell Crowe, Laurence Olivier, Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis and many more famed actors in his time.

Christopher Plummer and Elaine Taylor

Christopher Plummer was married three times in his life and had a daughter, Amanda, with his first wife, Tammy Grimes.

However, his third marriage was his last, to actress Elaine Taylor.

After meeting on the set of 1969 movie, Lock Up Your Daughters, Christopher wished to see Elaine again. She agreed, but on the condition that he cut down on his drinking according to his 2008 memoir, In Spite of Myself.

Christopher and Elaine tied the knot in 1970 in his home country of Canada.

Now aged 77, Elaine was born on October 17th, 1943 in Hertfordshire, England.

The couple was married for 47 years until Christopher’s death in 2021.

They both had acting in common with Elaine appeared in movies including The Anniversary, Half a Sixpence, The Games, Diamond for Breakfast, The Game, and All the Way Up. She also acted in TV series such as The Benny Hill Show, Jason King, Stage 2, Dr Watson and the Darkwater Hall Mystery and The Organization.

Christopher Plummer and wife Elaine Taylor

Christopher Plummer wife: Age

Elaine Taylor not only spent most of her life married to a Hollywood legend but she also played a Bond Girl in 1967 version of Casino Royale.

The former actress turns 78 in 2021. She specialises in French cuisine and interior design. In a 2017 interview with AP Archive, Christopher cited his wife’s cooking as one of the reasons for his good health: “She knows how to cook organic food fantastically… she really knows her stuff.

Christopher and Elaine described themselves as “best friends” and had acting in common. But they also went into the world of home renovation together. With Christopher having a background in architecture and Elaine’s interior design knowledge, the couple renovated many homes before settling for a 100-year-old farmhouse in Canada.

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