The Sound of Music’s Louisa von Trapp dies aged 68

Heather Menzies-Urich, who played Louisa Von Trapp in The Sound of Music, has died aged 68.

She was diagnosed with brain cancer a month ago and died on Christmas Eve surrounded by her family, her son Ryan confirmed.

She was a 14-year-old with no acting experience when she landed the part of third-oldest von Trapp daughter Louisa in 1964.

After the film she appeared in many television films and programmes, including the TV series of Logan’s Run.

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