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Heather Menzies obituary

  • The heart-warming 1965 musical The Sound of Music is such a perennial favourite that anyone connected with it in any capacity has basked in reflected glory for the rest of their lives. Such was the case of Heather Menzies, who has died of brain cancer aged 68. The blond, blue-eyed 16-year-old played 13-year-old Louisa, the third oldest of the seven cute Von Trapp children taught to sing catchy Rodgers and Hammerstein songs by Maria, the fresh-faced singing nun-turned-governess played by Julie Andrews.

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1981Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaVega$Nominated
1980Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaVega$Nominated