Last Member of Family that Inspired 'Sound of Music' Dies
Feb. 23, 2014
By ABC News
Last Original Von Trapp Family Member Dies
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Say a final auf wiedersehen for the original Maria Von Trapp.
Maria Von Trapp played the accordion as part of the original Trapp Family Singers and was the last surviving member of the original Von Trapp family. She died Tuesday at age 99, family members told ABC News.
Von Trapp was the second-eldest daughter in the family, who inspired "The Sound of Music."
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"I've written a bunch of poetry about it -- one for each of the characters," the Fleetwood Mac singer told the magazine.
Nicks said she started watching the show after the December 2011 death of her mother and credited it with helping to take her mind off things during a difficult time.
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Vanessa Paradis washed that man right out of her hair. (That man being Johnny Depp.)
The actor's ex showed off her new red curly hairstyle at an event in Paris last weekend.
Paradis and Depp never married but were together for 14 years. They announced their split in June 2012. They have a daughter, Lily-Rose, 14, and son Jack, 11.
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It's time for a new Fantastic Four.
Fox announced this week the new cast of the franchise that will star in the next movie: Miles Teller as Mr. Fantastic, Kate Mara as Invisible Woman, Michael B. Jordan as the Human Torch, and Jamie Bell as The Thing, according to Variety.
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