BREAKING NEWS: Heather Menzies Urich who was well known for playing “Louisa”, the 2nd eldest Von Trapp daughter in the beloved Oscar winning film adaptation of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The Sound Of Music passed away due to brain cancer this Christmas Day at the age of 68. In addition to her role in THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Menzies-Urich was known for her work on Logan’s Run (TV series)

With Menzies-Urich no longer with us, 5 of the film’s Von Trapp Children are still around. Last year, Charmian Carr who played the oldest daughter and family member “Leisel” passed away at the age of 73 due to the complications related to frontotemporal dementia.

RIP Heather and Charmain.

Long live the Von Trapps!!

Heather Menzies-Urich, who played a von Trapp sister in ‘The Sound of Music,’ dies at 68

Heather Menzies-Urich, who starred as Louisa von Trapp in the film version of ‘The Sound of Music,’ died at 68. She was the widow of actor Robert Urich.

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