Kym Karath Overview:

Actress, Kym Karath, was born Kimberly Karath on Aug 4, 1958 in Los Angeles, CA. As of December 2022, Kym Karath was 64 years old.


Child Actress Kym Karath is probably best known for her role as Gretl, the youngest Von Trapp, in The Sound of Music starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. She also played Doris Day's daughter in The Thrill of It All and Jack Lemmon's daughter in Good Neighbor Sam.

(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).



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By Annmarie Gatti on Aug 4, 2012 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Born August 4, 1958, Child Actress ! is probably best known for her role as the youngest Von Trapp, Gretl, in The Sound of Music… Why am I always last? - as Gretl in The Sound of Music ….. BUT I also remember her well as Maggie Boyer (Doris Day and James Ga... Read full article

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Kym Karath Quotes:

Maggie: (about Happy Soap)
It smells just like my piano teacher. Now I smell just like her!

Max: Friedrich, Gretl, why don't you sing?
Gretl: I can't, I've got a sore finger.

Maggie: It smells like the cracks in the schoolyard! Time to use the new soap you bought!

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Has twice portrayed a younger sister of a character played by a Cartwright sister, both movies which featured large families. She played Pattie-Cake Spencer to Veronica Cartwright's Becky Spencer, two of nine siblings, in Spencer's Mountain (1963). And she played Gretl Von Trapp to Angela Cartwright's Brigitta Von Trapp, two of seven siblings, in The Sound of Music (1965).

Former sister-in-law of Alan Callow.

Has a son, Eric, born in 1991. Her The Sound of Music (1965) co-star, Heather Menzies-Urich, is his godmother.

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