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How old is Peggy Wood Sound of Music?

Wood was a well-known singer in her own right but at age 72 she considered herself too old to sing the part required and was dubbed.

When was Peggy Wood born?

February 9, 1892
Peggy Wood/Date of birth

Is Peggy Wood still alive?

Deceased (1892–1978)
Peggy Wood/Living or Deceased

Where is Peggy Wood buried?

Peggy Wood

Birth 9 Feb 1892 Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 18 Mar 1978 (aged 86) Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 6656068 · View Source

Did Christopher Plummer really sing?

— Plummer’s singing voice was dubbed in the movie. It was singer Bill Lee who did the singing voice for Captain von Trapp. Besides Plummer, the singing was also dubbed for the character of Mother Abbess, played by Peggy Woods.

Which von Trapp actors are still alive?

Maria died in 1987 and was buried with Georg and Martina in the family cemetery on the property. All of the original seven Trapp children had died by 2014, while the later two children, Eleonore and Johannes, are still alive as of June 2021.

Did Natalie Wood do her own singing in?

While Wood does her own dancing in the film, she didn’t do her own singing. Or rather, she did her own singing, and later found out she had been dubbed in the film.

Did Peggy Wood do her own singing in Sound of Music?

Peggy Wood, who played Maria’s mentor Mother Abbess, had her vocals dubbed by Margery McKay. (And unfortunately, Audra McDonald wasn’t available for the role in 1965.)

Who was the mother nun in Sound of Music?

Peggy Wood
Portrayal in media In the 1965 film The Sound of Music, the Mother Abbess was portrayed by Peggy Wood, who was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance.

Is Sound of Music a true story?

The Sound of Music is, indeed, based on a true story. In fact, the movie came about after the real Maria von Trapp wrote a book about her own family, called The Story of the Trapp Family Singers, which was published in 1949. Their patriarch, Georg von Trapp, did marry a governess named Maria.

Is Charmian Carr death?

September 17, 2016
Charmian Carr/Date of death

Did Natalie Wood have children?

Natasha Gregson Wagnerová
Courtney Brooke Wagner
Natalie Wood/Children