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Charmian Carr (1942–2016)

Charmian Carr was born Charmian Farnon on December 27, 1942. She got her name because, supposedly, her father liked the name after reading William Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra". Charmian was the name of one of Cleopatra's maids. She was the second of three daughters. Her mother, Rita Oehmen, had been a vaudeville actress with her brother ... See full bio »

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 2012 Mad Men (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tea Leaves (2012) ... (performer: "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" - uncredited)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Our All Time Favourite Films (2010) ... (performer: "So Long, Farewell", "Do Re Mi", "The Lonely Goatherd", "Sixteen Going On Seventeen" - uncredited)
 1966 Evening Primrose (TV Movie) (performer: "I Remember Sky", "When", "Take Me to the World", "Take Me to the World (reprise)")
 1965 The Sound of Music (performer: "The Sound of Music" (1959), "Do-Re-Mi" (1959), "My Favorite Things" (1959), "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" (1959), "The Lonely Goatherd" (1959), "Edelweiss" (1959), "So Long, Farewell" (1959) - uncredited)
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Book: "Forever Liesl: A Memoir of The Sound of Music" . New York: Viking Adult (February 7, 2000) ISBN-13: 978-0670889082 with Jean A. S. Straus See more »

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5' 3" (1.6 m)

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Ran her business Charmian Carr Designs - among her clients was Michael Jackson, who gave her an interior-decorating job because he was a big fan of The Sound of Music (1965). See more »



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