‘The Sound of Music’ Star Heather Menzies-Urich Dies

Heather Menzies-Urich, the woman who played Louisa Von Trapp in the famous 1965 film ‘The Sound of Music’, has died.

Heather’s son, actor Ryan Urich, announced she passed away on Christmas Eve surrounded by loved ones at a family home in Canada.

It comes about a month after she was diagnosed with brain cancer.

While the actress has appeared in a variety of films and TV shows, she’s best known for her role in ‘The Sound of Music’ as the third-oldest of seven Von Trapp children.

Heather is survived by her three children, eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.

She was 68.

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