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The original Maria Rainer, Mary Martin (pictured here
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The original Maria Rainer, Mary Martin (pictured here with Bing Crosby in 1962) won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her starring role in "The Sound of Music" on Broadway from its opening on Nov. 16, 1959 (when she was 45 years old), until October 1961.(Credit: AP)

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'The Sound of Music' actors past and present

Julie Andrews may be the best-known Maria, but she's certainly not the only one. Take a look at the actors who have played roles in the stage and screen versions of "The Sound of Music," including one Long Island teenager cast as Louisa in the live NBC version that aired Dec. 5.