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Eleanor Parker Dead: 'Sound Of Music' Star Dies Aged 91

10/12/2013 10:21 | Updated 25 January 2014

'Sound Of Music' star Eleanor Parker has died at the age of 91.

The actress, who was nominated for Academy Awards three times, died on Monday morning due to complications from pneumonia.

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Eleanor Parker

Eleanor's last memorable role came in 1965's 'The Sound of Music', in which she played the scheming baroness who loses Christopher Plummer to Julie Andrews.

"Eleanor Parker was and is one of the most beautiful ladies I have ever known," said Christopher in a statement. "Both as a person and as a beauty. I hardly believe the sad news for I was sure she was enchanted and would live forever."

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