A Canadian icon and legendary actor has sadly passed away.\nChristopher Plummer died on Friday, February 5, 2021 at his home in Connecticut, according to Deadline.\nEditor's Choice: 9 Celebrities Who You Had No Idea Went To School In Ontario\n\nThe 91-year-old, who famously played Captain von Trapp in The Sound Of Music, was born in Toronto in 1929.\nChristopher Plummer was not only an amazing actor but also a sweet, warm and funny human. Here is a clip from one of our interviews. We talk great directors and how you can’t help but think about end of life. Rest in Peace Mr. Plummer. pic.twitter.com/xwG2aUfUTi— George StroumbouloPHÒulos 🐺 (@strombo) February 5, 2021\n\nHe was well known for his appearances in many of Ontario's Stratford Festival theatre productions as well.\nA career that spanned seven decades, Christopher Plummer is not only an Order of Canada recipient and an Oscar winner — he's a beloved Canadian and a national treasure. Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones. pic.twitter.com/JUO2oqaSvl— Andrea Horwath (@AndreaHorwath) February 5, 2021\n\n\nFans across the province are taking to social media to share heartfelt messages of remembrance following the announcement of his death.\nAn absolute legend. RIP Mr. Plummer.Thank you for some of the most incredible moments in film, etched into my heart forever.You were a gift.#ChristopherPlummer https://t.co/oSInQKQ1Gx— Kate Drummond (@KateDrummond_) February 5, 2021\n\n"Remembering the incredible Christopher Plummer, a magnetic talent, stage and screen legend, and Canadian icon, who has passed away at the age of 91," TIFF shared to Twitter.\nRemembering the incredible Christopher Plummer, a magnetic talent, stage and screen legend, and Canadian icon, who has passed away at the age of 91.Rest in peace. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/5fsTTEABJJ— TIFF (@TIFF_NET) February 5, 2021\n\n\nPoliticians, actresses and other Ontarians also shared messages of love as a tribute to the actor.