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11 items from 2016


Bobby Vee, ‘Rubber Ball’ Singer, Dies at 73

24 October 2016 11:27 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Pop singer Bobby Vee, whose string of hits included “Rubber Ball,” “Devil or Angel,” “Take Good Care of My Baby” and “Run to Him,” died Monday, the St. Cloud, Minnesota, Times reported. He was 73. Vee, who had been in hospice care, died of complications from Alzheimer’s disease, which he was diagnosed with in 2011. “It’s kind of a blessing,” Vee’s physician Dr. Rick Rysavy told the paper. “There was no reason for him to suffer any longer.” Also Read: Charmian Carr, Star of 'The Sound of Music,' Dies at 73 Born Robert Velline in Fargo, North Dakota, »

- Tim Kenneally

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Charmian Carr obituary

20 September 2016 9:58 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Actor who radiated youthful charm as Liesl in The Sound of Music

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 attracted obsessive devotion from legions of fans.

Related: Charmian Carr – Liesl von Trapp in The Sound of Music – dies, aged 73

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- Ronald Bergan

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Charmian Carr, Who Played Liesl Von Trapp In ‘Sound of Music,’ Dies At 73

19 September 2016 12:18 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Charmian Carr, who played the eldest Von Trapp daughter, Liesl, in the 1965 classic The Sound of Music, has died at age 73. Charmian CarrSound Of Music Actress, Dies At 73 Carr had been suffering from a rare form of dementia, and died in Los Angeles after related complications. Carr gained fame from her role as Liesl, […]

The post Charmian Carr, Who Played Liesl Von Trapp In ‘Sound of Music,’ Dies At 73 appeared first on uInterview. »

- Hillary Luehring-Jones

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Charmian Carr, Liesl in ‘Sound of Music,’ Dies at 73

18 September 2016 3:34 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Charmian Carr, who is known for her role as the eldest Von Trapp daughter, Liesl, in “The Sound of Music,” died Saturday in Woodland Hills, Calif. She was 73 and had been suffering from a rare form of dementia.

Born Charmian Farnon in Chicago, she also starred opposite Anthony Perkins in the TV movie “Evening Primrose.”

She left acting after her two films and started a design business, where her clients included Michael Jackson.

Carr wrote two books, “Forever Liesl” and “Letters to Liesl,” and also participated in the “Sound of Music Family Scrapbook.”

She started hosting “Sound of Music” singalongs in 2000, and attended almost all of the shows at the Hollywood Bowl until 2012.

Carr is survived by sisters and brothers Sharon, Darleen, Michael and Brian; children Jennifer and Emily; niece Julie; and four grandchildren, Emma, Derek, William and Tucker.

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- Pat Saperstein

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Charmian Carr, Star of ‘The Sound of Music,’ Dies at 73

18 September 2016 3:06 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Charmian Carr, most famous for playing Liesl Von Trapp in the classic 1965 musical “The Sound of Music,” died Saturday at the age of 73. She died following complications from a rare form of dementia, according to a family statement. Carr played the oldest von Trapp child in the Oscar-winning musical, who memorably sang the duet “Sixteen Going on Seventeen.” Also Read: Joe Scarborough Working on 'Trump: The Musical' On Sunday, the studio issued a statement expressing sadness at her passing: “To the generations of The Sound of Music fans around the world, she was Liesl. To us she was ‘Charmy,’ a beloved. »

- Meriah Doty

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Newswire: R.I.P. Charmian Carr, The Sound Of Music’s Liesl Von Trapp

18 September 2016 2:26 PM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

As confirmed by The Hollywood Reporter, Charmian Carr—best known for playing Liesl Von Trapp in The Sound Of Music—has died. Her family says she was suffering from “a rare form of dementia.” Carr was 73.

Though she had a major role in one of the most famous and beloved movies of all time, Charmian Carr didn’t actually spend much of her life in the film industry and hadn’t set out to become an actress. She was born Charmian Farnon in 1942 in Illinois, and she moved to Los Angeles with her family when she was 10. Carr did some modeling while in college, and one of the girls she worked with knew filmmaker Robert Wise. At the time, Wise was casting for his movie adaptation of The Sound Of Music, and—without telling anybody—Carr’s friend sent in her photo with a note that said ...

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Charmian Carr, Sound of Music's Liesl, Has Died

18 September 2016 1:55 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Charmian Carr, best known for her role as Liesl Von Trapp in The Sound of Music has died, her family confirmed in a statement. She was 73. According to a family statement Carr died on Saturday from complications from a rare form of dementia. In a note on her official website, a man identified as Steve Hughes announced that Carr had died. "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. »

- Maria Mercedes Lara, @maria_mercedes

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Charmian Carr, Sound of Music's Liesl, Has Died

18 September 2016 1:55 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Charmian Carr, best known for her role as Liesl Von Trapp in The Sound of Music has died, her family confirmed in a statement. She was 73. According to a family statement Carr died on Saturday from complications from a rare form of dementia. In a note on her official website, a man identified as Steve Hughes announced that Carr had died. "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. »

- Maria Mercedes Lara, @maria_mercedes

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Charmian Carr Dies At 73; Played Liesl In 1965’s ‘The Sound Of Music’

18 September 2016 12:22 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Charmian Carr, familiar to generations of fans of 1965’s The Sound of Music as the lovely Von Trapp girl who sang “I Am Sixteen Going On Seventeen,” died in California Saturday at 73. Carr, who played the lovestruck Liesl in the Academy Award-winning Julie Andrews film musical, suffered from a rare form of dementia, according to her family. Carr was actually 21 when she sang the song for which she’d become known, and would go on to appear opposite Anthony Perkins in the… »

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'The Sound of Music' Star Charmian Carr Dead at 73

18 September 2016 8:30 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Charmian Carr — who played Liesl Von Trapp in 'The Sound of Music' — has died after complications from dementia. According to her rep, the eldest Von Trapp sister died Saturday after battling a rare form of the disease. After 'The Sound of Music,' Carr left showbiz to become an interior designer, and took on famous clients like Michael Jackson. She is survived by her siblings, two children, and four grandchildren. »

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The Sound Of Music Screens September 14th at The Tivoli – ‘Classics in the Loop’

11 September 2016 6:09 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

“You brought music back into the house. I had forgotten.”

The Sound Of Music  screens Wednesday September 14th at The Tivoli Theater (6350 Delmar in ‘The Loop’) as part of their new ‘Classics in the Loop’ film series. The movie starts at 7pm and admission is $7. It will be on The Tivoli’s big screen.

The hills are alive with The Sound Of Music Wednesday night at The Tivoli.  Julie Andrews takes to the screen in this beloved 1965 film adaption of the original Broadway musical and gives a dazzling performance as the spirited Maria who warms our hearts and takes us away into a lovely world of song. The Sound Of Music is set in Salzberg in Austria in the dying days of the 1930s. Rebellious trainee nun Maria (Andrews) has stepped on the toes of the Mother Abbess (Peggy Wood) one too many times and she finds herself shipped off »

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