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Christopher Plummer was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor award for his portrayal of Leo Tolstoy in <b>The Last Station.</b> "Christopher Plummer avoids any temptation (if he felt one) to play Tolstoy as a Great Man," says Roger Ebert. "He does what is more amusing; he plays him as a Man Who Knows He Is Considered Great."<br>
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And Plummer has been considered great for decades -- he was, after all, Captain von Trapp in <b>The Sound of Music.</b> But some of his roles? Less great, such as...

( Frazer Harrision / March 5, 2010 )

Christopher Plummer was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor award for his portrayal of Leo Tolstoy in The Last Station. "Christopher Plummer avoids any temptation (if he felt one) to play Tolstoy as a Great Man," says Roger Ebert. "He does what is more amusing; he plays him as a Man Who Knows He Is Considered Great."

And Plummer has been considered great for decades -- he was, after all, Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music. But some of his roles? Less great, such as...

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