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Today in History: Sept. 17

The Daily Herald - 19 Sep 2017
Actress Charmian Carr, best known for playing Liesl von Trapp in the 1965 movie musical “The Sound of Music,” died in Los Angeles at age 73. Today's birthdays: Sen. Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, is 84. Retired Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter is 78.
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Charmian Carr obituary

The Guardian - 20 Sep 2016
The actor Charmian Carr, who has died from complications relating to dementia aged 73, was a supporting player who appeared in only one feature film. But that film was the perennially popular, five-Oscar-winning The Sound of Music (1965), which has ...
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Charmian Carr, Sound of Music's Liesl, Has Died

People Magazine - 18 Sep 2016
“My name is Steve Hughes, and my Company has been managing Charmian Carr's website for many, many years,” he wrote. “Me and my family are so sad to have to post this message and will miss her dearly… We had the gracious opportunity to stay at ...
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Charmian Carr, actress in 'Sound of Music,' dies at 73

Press Herald - 20 Sep 2016
Charmian Carr, an actress who had a single but indelible role in the movies as Liesl, the von Trapp daughter who was “16 going on 17” in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “The Sound of Music,” died Sept. 17 at a private care facility in Woodland ...
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Charmian Carr, actress who played Liesl von Trapp – obituary - 19 Sep 2016
It was Charmian Carr's mother, a former vaudevillian, who recommended her to a casting agent – “She's 21, but she could pass for 16” – and who pushed her into taking the part of Liesl, despite the fact that her daughter had no previous professional ...
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Charmian Carr and Lewy Body Dementia

Villages-News - 23 Sep 2016
The director told her that her last name was too long, so she changed her name to Charmian Carr. After the filming was finished, Fox renewed her contract for seven years, but never asked her to do another film. Her first role was the highlight of her ...
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Charmian Carr (1941-2016): Favourite things of a von Trapp - 24 Sep 2016
Yet in reality Charmian Carr was a polished 22-yearold beauty when she was cast as Liesl von Trapp in the 1965 movie that made her name. The unknown actress beat dozens of hopefuls to the role including Mia Farrow, Sharon Tate and Geraldine Chaplin ...
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The Sound of Music actress Charmian Carr dies aged 73 - 19 Sep 2016
Charmian Carr, who starred as Liesl von Trapp in The Sound of Music, has sadly passed away at the age of 73. The American actress died in Los Angeles on Saturday after complications from a rare form of dementia, her representative confirmed. Charmian ...
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Showbiz Analysis with The Sound of Music's Charmian Carr

PARADE - 22 Nov 2013
Charmian Carr was attending college and working part-time in a doctor's office when she auditioned for the part of Liesl von Trapp in the iconic film The Sound of Music (1965). Up against some major acting talent, including actresses Patty Duke, Mia ...
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Remembering those we lost in the film world in 2016

BBC News - 29 Dec 2016
Marni Nixon and Charmian Carr Getty Images. Though best known for singing Audrey Hepburn's parts in My Fair Lady, the late Marni Nixon did appear in person in such films as The Sound of Music. Charmian Carr, another member of that classic musical's ...
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Best, worst movie dads - 13 Jun 2017
Captain Von Trapp (Christopher Plummer) keeps his children in line in 1965's "The Sound of Music." The youngsters, from left, are played by Charmian Carr, Nicholas Hammond, Heather Menzies, Duane Chase, Angela Cartwright, Debbie Turner and Kym ...
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Today in History

Indiana Gazette - 18 Sep 2017
A Somali-American went on a stabbing rampage at Crossroads Center mall in St. Cloud, Minn., wounding 10 people before an off-duty officer fatally shot him. Actress Charmian Carr, best known for playing Liesl von Trapp in the 1965 movie musical “The ...
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Oscars' other flub: 'Dead' woman from Memoriam is still alive - 27 Feb 2017
During the In Memoriam segment, a wrong photo was used during the rundown of celebrities who have died this past year. Instead of a photo of costume designer Janet Patterson, the image of producer Jan Chapman was mistakingly used. Patterson was a ...

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