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Christopher Plummer Wins Oscars' Best Supporting Actor!

Christopher Plummer Wins Oscars' Best Supporting Actor!

Christopher Plummer holds his shiny gold trophy with pride on stage at the 2012 Oscars held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on Sunday (February 26) in Hollywood.

The 82-year-old actor took home the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his work in The Beginners.

This is Christopher‘s first Academy Award win. He is now the oldest actor to win an Oscar (previously, a title held by Clint Eastwood).

“You’re only two years older than me, darling. Where have you been all my life?” he asked the award when he got on stage. Congratulations, Christopher!!!

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Credit: Kevin Winter; Photos: Getty
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  • Boo

    I’m so happy for him!

  • BrandonHilton

    I’m lame and I’m going to beg you to check out my music page. What I should really do is try finding a real job, seeing I’ve been trying to get famous since the days of Myspace and it hasn’t happened.

  • lohan#1

    wow congrats

  • Courtney

    congrats to mr Plumber I’ve always loved his work why it took the academy so long to honor him is crazy

  • http://website,computer Dave From Canada


  • ellie’

    Congratulations..I love your work,,,well deserved.!!!

  • Love The Shoes

    Now I want to see The Sound of Music! He was SO fine back in the day and still is. So happy. Now if only Viola – Brad would win.

  • Melissa B

    I loved his speech!! :) “My long suffering wife”, ha ha.

  • Neil

    I am so happy for him. A true gentleman.

  • Fassdong

    Representing Canada! Congrats! <3

  • other

    happy for him! He is so dignified. You all know he was the dad in Sound of Music and yet this is his first oscar- so glad for him!

  • loverducky

    such a classy man. Well deserved. Beginners is a wonderful film

  • susan

    a very much deserved Oscar. Christopher’s acceptance speech was gracious just as it should be. this man could give a master’s class in acting to just about everyone that was in the audience.

  • Helen

    He is a great actor

  • oy

    If it took the Academy this long to recognize him, it tells us how little taste they have.

  • h

    congratz chris movie of 2011 ”beginners” just saying

  • Carmen

    Best Speech of the night. He has class and a wonderful sense of humor.
    Congrats Mr. Plummer¡

  • Jerwin

    Edelweiss =)

  • I’m E!

    I was rooting for him!, and I agree with previous comments, it’s crazy the Academy took SO long to recognize his work and talent. The best acceptance speech of the night imo…great sense of humour and grace!
    Congrats Mr. Plummer!