American child actor who played out the role of Kurt von Trapp in the favorite 1965 film version from the Sound of Music. He began appearing in advertisements when he was eleven years of age and also worked well like a model. He analyzed geology at both University or college of California, Santa Barbara as well as the University or college of Alabama. As a guy, he briefly worked well for america Forest Support. After retiring from performing, he designed pc programs utilized by geologists. He wedded Petra Maria, a German-born nurse, in 1987. He co-starred with Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music.