Barring a major upset, Christopher Plummer will win his first Academy Award in February for his performance in 'Beginners.' The 82-year-old has appeared in everything from 'The Sound of Music' to the just-released 'Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,' but in his six decades of acting work, Plummer has only been nominated for an Oscar once before: 2009's 'The Last Station,' where he played Tolstoy. Plummer has a laid-back attitude about awards season in general -- "I don't take it seriously at all," he told Movieline -- but there was one time when he felt the politics of the Oscars might have gone a bit too far.
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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
R2011
Based on 41 critics

Disgraced financial reporter Mikael Blomkvist (Daniel Craig) finds a chance to redeem his honor after... Read More

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Beginners Movie Poster
Beginners
R2010
Based on 36 critics

After his mother dies, Oliver (Ewan McGregor) is stunned when his father, Hal (Christopher Plummer),... Read More

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