The actor, who performed Sixteen Going on Seventeen in the 1965 film, said people should consider singing the musicals carols like going to a therapist
Charmian Carr, who played Liesl von Trapp in The Chime of Music, has died at the age of 73.
The actors spokesman said she died on Saturday in Los Angeles, of complications from a rare form of dementia.
Carr was good known for her capacity in the Rodgers and Hammersteins 1965 film, in which she played the anthem Sixteen Running On Seventeen. She was a college student when she auditioned for the cinema, which too starred Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.
The actor fully espoused gatherings admiration for the musical, often showing at love occurrences celebrating the movie, including sing-a-long accomplishments at the Hollywood Bowl.
I tell people that they should consider sing-a-long Sound Of Music like going to a therapist, she told Associated Press before a 2005 look. Its merely a kind of rehabilitation. They can move around. They can dance and talk back to the screen. They can skip their appointment with the shrink that week.
Carr subsequently wrote a duet of works about her ordeals, Forever Liesl and Letters To Liesl. She went on to star with Anthony Perkins in Evening Primrose, the Stephen Sondheim television musical.
Kym Karath, who played Gretl, the youngest of the Von Trapp children, wrote on Twitter: It is with infinite sadness that I share the tragic bulletin that the treasured& beautiful Charmian Carr, beautiful Liesl, has passed away.
Ted Chapin, president of the Rodgers and Hammerstein organisation, said in a statement: Its ever sad when the states members of the family legislates away and in the case of the family of the movie The Seem of Music, its especially heartbreaking when it is the first of the group to go.
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