Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer (born December 13, 1929) is a Canadian actor. Making his film debut in Stage Struck (1958), Plummer's career spans more than five decades with substantial roles in each of the dramatic arts. Plummer has portrayed several historical figures, including Arthur Wellesley, First Duke of Wellington in Waterloo (1970), Rudyard Kipling in The Man Who Would Be King (1975), Mike Wallace in The Insider (1999), and Leo Tolstoy in The Last Station (2009).
Plummer has received awards and accolades for his work, including an Academy Award, two Emmy Awards, two Tony Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a SAG Award, and a British Academy Film Award. With his win at age 82 in 2012 for Beginners, Plummer is the oldest person to win an Academy Award for acting. Wikipedia