LOS ANGELES (Variety.com
) - Actress Heather Menzies-Urich, best known for portraying Louisa von Trapp in the 1965 film “The Sound of Music,” died Sunday night. Urich said his mother died on Christmas Eve, surrounded by her children and family members. Born in Toronto, Menzies-Urich’s first screen credit came in the TV series “The Farmer’s Daughter” in 1964. Her other feature films credits included ”Hawaii,“ ”The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes,“ ”Piranha,“ and ”Endangered Species.