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Heather Menzies Urich


B: December 3, 1949 in Toronto, Ontario
D: December 24, 2017 in Frankford, Ontario

Actress Heather Menzies-Urich was best known for her role as Louisa von Trapp in the 1965 musical film The Sound of Music and as Jessica 6 in the TV series Logan’s Run. Her family moved to the United States when she was eleven. She graduated from Hollywood High School and went on to the Falcon Studio’s University of the Arts in Hollywood. Her husband, actor Robert Urich, died in 2002. After his death, Menzies-Urich established the Robert Urich Foundation to raise funds for cancer research. Diagnosed with brain cancer, Heather Menzies-Urich was 68 when she died.

Also see: Christopher Plummer

Features & TV Movies:

VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

The Sound of Music (1965)
Hawaii (1966)
How Sweet It Is! (1968)
Hail, Hero! (1969)
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969)

Man in the Middle (TV-1972)
Outside In (1972)
Sssssss (1973)
Doctor Dan (TV-1974)
James Dean (TV-1976)
The Keegans (TV-1976)
Tail Gunner Joe (TV-1977)
Piranha (1978)
Captain America (TV-1979)

Endangered Species (1982)

TV Series – Cast:
Logan’s Run (1977-1978)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
My Three Sons (1964)
The Farmer’s Daughter (1964, 1965)
Dragnet (1967, 1968, 1969)
Room 222 (1969)
Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969)
The High Chaparral (1969)

To Rome with Love (1970)
Bonanza (1970)
The Smith Family (1971)
Alias Smith and Jones (1971)
Love, American Style (1971)
The Bob Newhart Show (1973)
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (1974)
S.W.A.T. (1975)
Barnaby Jones (1976)
The Six Million Dollar Man (1977)
The Love Boat (1978, 1979)
Vega$ (1979, 1980, 1981)

Gavilan (1982)
T.J. Hooker (1984)
Spenser: For Hire (1987)

American Dreamer (1990)

Sound of Music, movie, poster,