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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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At age 21, Charmian Carr is known for sweetly portraying the eldest daughter Liesl von Trapp in the 20th Century Fox - director Robert Wise's 1965 film version of the Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein Broadway musical "The Sound of Music." She famously performed the song "Sixteen Going on Seventeen." After "The Sound of Music," Carr's only other major Hollywood role was starring with Anthony ... See more »

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Charmy

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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