Heather Menzies

Heather Menzies-Urich


The actress, who played Louisa von Trapp in The Sound of Music, died in Frankford, Ontario, on Dec. 24. She was 68. Menzies-Urich had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer just four weeks earlier and was surrounded by children and other family members on Christmas Eve, her son, Ryan Urich, told Variety. She was the widow of Vegas star Robert Urich, who died in 2002. In addition to Ryan, Menzies-Urich is survived by two other children, a number of grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

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