By JT

Heather Menzies-Urich is best known her role as Louisa von Trapp, the third oldest of the Von Trapp family, in the 1965 classic The Sound of Music.

Menzies-Urich passed away late Sunday night surrounded by friends and family after a short battle with brain cancer, of which she was diagnosed just four weeks ago.  Her son Ryan paid tribute to his mother in Variety saying, “She was an actress, a ballerina and loved living her life to the fullest.”

Menzies-Urich’s Sound of Music co-stars, and Von Trapp siblings, Kym Karath and Nicholas Hammond paid tribute to the fallen actress.

Menzies-Urich is survived by three children and eight children.  Her husband, actor Robert Urich, passed away in 2002.

Via Today

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