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Heather Menzies-Urich Dead - 'Sound of Music' Actress Dies at 68

Heather Menzies-Urich Dead - 'Sound of Music' Actress Dies at 68

Heather Menzies-Urich, best known for playing the role of Louisa von Trapp in the beloved movie musical The Sound of Music, has died at the age of 68.

The actress died on Sunday night (December 24) after a battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her kids and other family members.

“She was an actress, a ballerina and loved living her life to the fullest,” Heather‘s son Ryan told Variety. “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.”

We send our thoughts and condolences to Heather‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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