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Heather Menzies

3 December 1949 to 24 December 2017

A Canadian actress who remained best known for her first film role, Menzies played the blonde-haired Louisa Von Trapp in The Sound of Music (1965), third eldest of the Von Trapp children. She notably went on to star in a pair of cult horror pictures, SSSSnake (1973) and Piranha (1978).

Read Heather Menzies' Guardian obituary here