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Charmian Carr

  • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
  • Birthday: December 27
Date of passing: 
September 17, 2016

Charmian Carr was an actress and singer best known for her role as Liesl von Trapp in the classic 1965 film The Sound of Music.

The following year, Carr starred in the television movie Evening Primrose, a fantasy-musical starring Anthony Perkins as a man who becomes a part of a secret society whose members live in a department store.

Carr also made appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show, Good Morning America and The Oprah Winfrey Show, in a 2010 reunion episode featuring the cast of The Sound of Music.

Charmian Carr was an actress and singer best known for her role as Liesl von Trapp in the classic 1965 film The Sound of Music.

The following year, Carr starred in the television movie Evening Primrose, a fantasy-musical starring Anthony Perkins as a man who becomes a part of a secret society whose members live in a department store.

Carr also made appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show, Good Morning America and The Oprah Winfrey Show, in a 2010 reunion episode featuring the cast of The Sound of Music.

A recording of Carr’s memorable performance of the song “Sixteen Going on Seventeen” was also used in episodes of 20 to 1 and Mad Men.

Carr died September 17, 2016, in Woodland Hills, California. She was 73.

 

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