Born on February 9, 1892
From Brooklyn, New York
Peggy Wood as "Mother Abbess"
A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world's best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding World War II. Julie Andrews plays the role of Maria, the tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey who becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home.
|Academy Award (1965)||Nominated||Actress in a Supporting Role|
|Golden Globe (1965)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture|