Seven young actors became part of cinematic history when they were cast as the von Trapp children in Rogers & Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music” — and they also became lifelong friends. 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.

As “The Sound of Music” celebrates its 50th anniversary, here’s a look at what the “SoM 7” are doing now: