Heather Menzies-Urich, who performed Louisa within the 1965 film “The Sound of Music,” died on Sunday. She was 68.
The widow of Robert Urich, who starred within the TV collection “Vegas” earlier than he died in 2002, had not too long ago been recognized with most cancers, Selection reported.
Menzies-Urich is survived by three kids and two grandchildren. Her son Ryan Urich stated his mom died on Christmas Eve, surrounded by her children and members of the family.
“She was an actress, a ballerina and cherished dwelling her life to the fullest,” Ryan Urich informed Selection. “She was not in any ache however, almost 4 weeks after her analysis of terminal mind most cancers, she had sufficient and took her final breath on this earth at 7:22 pm.”
At age 15, Menzies-Urich was forged because the third oldest von Trapp baby in “The Sound of Music.” The massive-screen model of the Broadway musical went on to win 5 Oscars, together with Finest Image.
Menzies-Urich went on to seem within the ‘60s movies “Hawaii” and “The Pc Wore Tennis Sneakers” in addition to the 1977 TV collection “Logan’s Run.”
Menzies-Urich’s former colleagues together with Kym Karath, who performed Gretl, the youngest von Trapp baby, and Willie Aames, who costarred within the TV film “Physician Dan”expressed sorrow on social media.
“We’re all fortunate to have recognized her, and she is going to fortunately dwell on in that lovely film. We are going to miss her,” tweeted @soundofmusic.