Heather Menzies-Urich dies at the age of 68

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Heather Menzies-Urich, who plays von Trapp’s sister in ‘The Sound of Music’, dies at the age of 68.

Heather Menzies-Urich, who plays one of von Trapp’s sisters in The Sound of Music, died Sunday at 68.

Menzies-Urich, a Toronto-born widow of actor Robert Urich, was recently diagnosed with brain cancer, Ryan’s son told Variety. The legacy of Rodgers and Hammerstein, which produced the 1965 Oscar-winning film, also claimed death.

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Menzies-Urich plays Louisa von Trapp in the film, which was released when she was 15. She began her acting career in The Farmer’s Daughter, a 1964 adaptation of another film, and continued to appear in a number of film and television dramas, including Logan’s Run and Vega $ with Urich’s second star, whom she married in 1975. He died in 2002, who also suffered from cancer and she founded a fund to sponsor.

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Ryan Urich told Variety: “She is an actress, a ballet dancer and loves her life most completely.” She was not in pain, but nearly four weeks after diagnosing cancer. The brain ended, she had enough and breathed the last time on earth at 7 hours 22 minutes “

Kym Karath, who played Gretl in The Sound of Music, shared her condolences:

“I am filled with endless sadness tonight, my precious friend and sister SOM Heather Menzies died tonight.

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