Julie Andrews and more stars share touching tributes for Christopher Plummer

Plummer died on Friday at the age of 91.

Following the announcement of Christopher Plummer’s death on Friday, many stars took to social media to pay tribute to the Hollywood legend.

The actor, who famously played Captain von Trapp in "The Sound of Music," died at the age of 91 at his home in Connecticut with his wife of 53 years, Elaine Taylor, by his side, his manager confirmed to ABC News.

Julie Andrews, who starred opposite Plummer in the classic 1965 film, called Plummer a "cherished friend" in a statement.

"The world has lost a consummate actor today and I have lost a cherished friend," she said in a statement obtained by ABC News. "I treasure the memories of our work together and all the humor and fun we shared through the years. My heart and condolences go out to his lovely wife Elaine, and his daughter Amanda."

The official Twitter account for "The Sound of Music" also shared a note on Plummer's everlasting legacy.

Along with his famous portrayal of Captain von Trapp, Plummer took on many other notable roles throughout his decades-long career.

He won an Oscar for best supporting actor for his role in "Beginners" in 2012, and starred in films including “All the Money in the World” “The Last Station,” "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country," "Knives Out," "A Beautiful Mind” and many more.

Actor Chris Evans, who starred alongside Plummer in Rian Johnson's 2019 film, "Knives Out," said the actor's death is "an unbelievable loss."

"Few careers have such longevity and impact," he wrote.

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