Known as The SoM 7, they formed their own sort of family over the months of making the musical. Their parents befriended one another as the young performers traveled to Austria for filming, and the actors themselves have remained close for decades. 'We're beyond friends. We're second family,' said Kym Karath, who played the youngest von Trapp, Gretl. 'As adults, we were deeply bonded, so our lives have really interwoven with each other.' The late Charmian Carr quit Hollywood to focus on raising her two daughters\u00a0Jennifer and Emily and became a successful\u00a0interior designer. But what happened to her fellow child stars who stole hearts with their Do-Re-Mis and So Long Farewells? Brigitta, played by\u00a0Angela Cartwright British-born Angela was 13-year-old when she played the role of 10-year-old Brigitta, but she already had a solid career as a child actress behind her. Aged three she appeared as Paul Newman's daughter in the film Somebody Up There Likes Me, and starred in seven seasons of the US TV series Make Room for Daddy. After The Sound of Music, she continued her acting career and starred in the TV series Lost in Space and Make Room for Granddaddy. But after having children, she swapped acting for other artistic pursuits after having her children\u00a0Jesse and Rebecca Gullion. Now 64, Cartwright works as a photographer, painter, and writer in Los Angeles. She's published several times on photography techniques and her most recent book was released: Styling The Stars: Lost Treasures From The Twentieth Century Fox Archive. Kurt, played by Duane Chase Duane was 15-years-old when he took on the role of Kurt von Trapp. He continued acting until his teens, including an appearance in the 1966 Kurt Russell film, Follow Me, Boys! as well as acting in Western TV series The Big Valley. Chase switched gears in college, earning a bachelor's and master's degree in geology and working as a software engineer. Now 64, he recently went on sabbatical and is considering retirement. He lives near Seattle with his wife Petra Maria, a nurse, and their two cats. Click "Next" to see what more of what the rest of the Von Trapp children are up to today. Friedrich, played by Nicholas Hammond The Sound Of Music was just the beginning of a flourishing career in entertainment for Nicholas. His best-known role is probably his performance as Peter Parker in the television series The Amazing Spider-Man. He went on to play guest roles in popular shows such as\u00a0The Love Boat, Magnum, P.I. and Murder, She Wrote as well as a recurring part in Dallas. Now 66, he lives in Australia with his partner, actress Robyn Nevin, and works as an actor, writer, and director, and has an English degree from Princeton to his name. Gretl, played by Kym Karath Five-year-old Kym stole hearts when she played the youngest child Gretl. Roles in Lost In Space and The Brady Bunch followed but after going to college at USC, she focused on parenting rather than performing when her son Eric was born with disabilities. Along with other parents, Karath helped establish the Aurelia Foundation, which provides services for special-needs individuals once they finish high school. Now 58, Karath is returning to her entertainment career as an actress and writer. Click "Next" to see what more of what the rest of the Von Trapp children are up to today. Louisa, played by Heather Menzies-Urich\u00a0 The Sound Of Music was Heather Menzies-Urich's first movie. She continued acting after she wed actor Robert Urich, appearing in films and TV shows such as Logan's Run, S.W.A.T, and The Love Boat. When her children were born, she stepped away from the limelight and now runs\u00a0the nonprofit organization she established after her husband died from a rare form of cancer. The Robert Urich Foundation provides funding for cancer research and to help families relocate for specialized treatment. Her role as Louisa in The Sound of Music was\u00a0Heather Menzies-Urich's first movie. Marta, played by Debbie Turner Debbie was as much an athlete as an actress as a child, and she opted for sports after playing Marta von Trapp. The keen ski-er and mother-of-four began a new career as an interior designer and\u00a0now owns a floral-design business in Minnesota.\u00a0 She recently was called on to provide flowers for a wedding in Salzburg, Austria, at a palace that inspired the sets of The Sound Of Music. Who else are we missing? Click "Next" to find out about the eldest of the Von Trapp children. Liesl, played by\u00a0Charmian Carr Carr's film career consists of just two credits -- 1965's\u00a0The Sound of Music\u00a0and 1966's TV movie\u00a0Evening Primrose. Off-screen, the actress\/singer's vocals have appeared on the\u00a0Mad Men\u00a0soundtrack, and she worked as an interior designer of her own firm,\u00a0Charmian\u00a0Carr Designs. Carr sadly passed away on Sept. 17th, 2016. She was 73. Source: (Daily Mail,\u00a0Hollywood Reporter, Youtube) Related Links: \tThis Is What the Cast of Jurassic Park Looks Like Now \tThe Cast of Mrs. Doubtfire: Where Are They Now? If you LIKE this story, please SHARE this story!