The Music Man star Susan Luckey has passed away at the age of 74.

The actress, real name Suzanne Douglas, died of old age at her Los Angeles home last week (29Nov12), according to

Her body has already been cremated.

Born in Hollywood, she is perhaps best known for her role as Mayor Shinn's daughter Zaneeta in the 1962 classic comedy, but she also starred in Carousel alongside Shirley Jones. Her other credits include Tv movie Annie Get Your Gun and U.S. series The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show.

Douglas, who made her theatre debut when she was just six, additionally appeared in a number of stage productions, including the original Broadway adaptation of Disney's Peter Pan.