Performer Who Played Liesl in The Sound of Music, Dies At 73


Charmian Carr, adored by fans for her part as the insubordinate little girl, Liesl Von Trapp, in the Academy Award-winning film The Sound of Music has kicked the bucket at 73 years old, her family said on Sunday.

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The on-screen character passed on Saturday of complexities from an uncommon type of dementia in the Los Angeles suburb of Woodland Hills, the family said in an announcement.

She was in her mid 20s when she played Liesl, the eldest of the seven offspring of stern widower Captain Von Trapp, played by Christopher Plummer, in the 1965 musical featuring Julie Andrews.

Her sentimental move scene with screen beau Rolfe in a gazebo amid a storm while singing Sixteen Going On Seventeen was viewed as one of the motion picture's most enchanting scenes.

After The Sound of Music, she showed up in the TV musical Evening Primrose with Anthony Perkins however then ventured again from acting to begin an inside outline business and raise a family.

Be that as it may, her eagerness for The Sound of Music stayed undiminished and in 2000, she began facilitating sing-alongs of the motion picture over the United States, which drew a large number of fans dressed as their most loved characters.

She additionally composed two books – Forever Liesl in 2000, in which she point by point the making of the film, and Letters to Liesl in 2001, which was enlivened by the fan mail she got from around the globe.

Charmian Carr was conceived in Chicago on December 27, 1942, and moved to California when she was 13. She is made due by two kids and four grandchildren.

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