Actress Heather Menzies-Urich dies at 68

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Published Dec 27, 2017, 12:11 am IST
Updated Dec 27, 2017, 12:11 am IST
The actress was best known for playing Louisa von Trapp in the classic film The Sound of Music.
The actress died on Christmas Eve, surrounded by her family. (Photo: DC)
 The actress died on Christmas Eve, surrounded by her family. (Photo: DC)

Heather Menzies-Urich, who was all of 15 years old when she was cast as Louisa von Trapp in The Sound of Music, is dead at age 68. The actress died on Christmas Eve, surrounded by her family. 

Her son, Ryan Urich, told TMZ.com, “She was an actress, a ballerina and loved living her life to the fullest. She was not in any pain but nearly four weeks after her diagnosis of terminal brain cancer, she had enough and took her last breath on this earth at 7.22 pm.” 

 





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