Annette Funicello

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Annette Joanne Funicello (October 22, 1942 – April 8, 2013) was an American actress and singer. Funicello began her professional career as a child performer at the age of twelve. She rose to prominence as one of the most popular "Mouseketeers" on the original Mickey Mouse Club. As a teenager, she transitioned to a successful career as a singer with the pop singles "O Dio Mio," "Tall Paul" and "Pineapple Princess", as well as establishing herself as a film actress, popularizing the successful "Beach Party" genre alongside co-star Frankie Avalon during the mid-1960s.

Age: 70 (age at death)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Walt Disney`s Mouseketeer


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1995 A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story Annette Funicello
1987 Back to the Beach Annette
1985 Lots of Luck Julie Maris
1985 Growing Pains Mrs. Hinkley
1978 Frankie and Annette: The Second Time Around Annette
1977 Fantasy Island Elizabeth 'Liz' Drake, Mary Ann Carlin, Edna Kamberley
1977 The Love Boat Kate Ladell, Roberta Roberts
1976 Easy Does It... Starring Frankie Avalon Special Guest Star
1969 Love, American Style Millie
1968 Head Minnie
1967 Thunder Alley Francie Madsen



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Nominated for 2 Awards | Won 1

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