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February 06, 2021

Meet Amanda Plummer, Christopher Plummer’s Daughter Who Has Followed in His Footsteps

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Christopher Plummer, of the most prestigious and recognized names in the film industry, has recently passed away, leaving behind a legacy very few will ever be able to match.

His passing left a huge hole in the hearts of fans around the world, as well as those who had the chance of knowing him in person. One of those people is his daughter and only child, Amanda Plummer.

Although Amanda's name isn't right up there with her father's, she is an accomplished actress that has been leaving her mark on the big screen as well as on stage.

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GREAT INFLUENCES

Born in 1957 in New York, daughter to Christopher Plummer and actress Tammy Grimes, Amanda grew up watching her famous parents being constantly under the spotlight.

Thanks to them and their guidance, she learned a lot about the business and got her breakthrough role in 1991, where she was cast to star opposite late Robin Williams in the film "The Fisher King."

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PULP FICTION

Although that was her first great experience on the big screen, her role in "Pulp Fiction" as a character referred to only as Honey Bunny by co-star Tim Roth, is to this day her most famous part.

In the cult-classic film, which stars big names such as Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, John Travolta and Uma Thurman, Amanda plays the role of a robber.

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Amanda has earned a Tony Award

It has been reported that Quentin Tarantino, who wrote and directed the movie, created the parts of the robbers who hold up a restaurant specifically for Plummer and Roth.

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A LENGHTY CAREER

In the following years, Plummer went on to star in films such as "Freeway," "My Life Without Me," "Butterfly Kiss," The Making of Plus One" and "The Prophecy."

Amanda has made quite a name for herself on Broadway, having earned a Tony Award, a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award, as well as getting two Tony Award nominations.

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Among some of the plays, Amanda appeared in are "Summer and Smoke," "The Lark," "The Gnadiges," "Agnes of God" and "Pygmalion," where she starred alongside legendary actor Peter O'Toole.

As aforementioned, Amanda is mourning the passing of her father, who drew his last breath on Friday at the age of 91. So far the details regarding the funeral service are yet to be revealed.

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