Birthday: Oct 01, Julie Andrews was born and raised in England under circumstances that eventually tore her family apart. She was born in after her mother had an affair, setting into motion a rocky relationship that would end with her parents divorcing in the s. She bounced around living with both parents, though it was a rough period in her life. However, during this time, she performed, eventually performing in front of the King and Queen of England when she was just a young teenager. She managed her way to Broadway before she was 20 years old and that led to her starring in a live TV performance of "Cinderella" CBS that earned her an Emmy nomination.
The REAL Sound of Music's Maria Von Trapp was a domineering and angry 'wild creature'
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The real-life Maria could hardly have been more different from her portrayal in the classic film musical which came out 50 years ago. The Sound of Music came out 50 years ago and held millions of cinema goers spellbound. But the real-life Maria could hardly have been more different. How she left a convent to become a governess, married her boss and fled with the children to escape the Nazis. Maria was sent to live with a violent uncle. She ran away to Vienna in her teens and by 19 she had found God.
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Please refresh the page and retry. Kym Karath, who played Gretl in the film, tweeted: "I am filled with infinite sadness tonight. I am filled with infinite sadness tonight. B orn Heather Menzies in Toronto, she was 15 when the musical film was released in It went on to win 10 Oscars, including best picture.
The actress who played Liesl in The Sound Of Music admitted she had a crush on Christopher Plummer, who starred as her on-screen father Captain von Trapp, as the cast reunited for the first time in 45 years. In a broadcast of The Oprah Winfrey Show, the 80 year-old Plummer joined Julie Andrews and the seven actors who played the children in the beloved Oscar-winning film for a session of reminiscing. Charmian Carr, famous for her character's Sixteen Going on Seventeen duet with Maria, recalled how she fell for the actor during the nine-month film shoot. Plummer was married his second wife, journalist Patricia Lewis, at the time.