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Annette Funicello

Actress & SInger
21 October 1942 to 7 April 2013

A founding member of the Mickey Mouse Club (1955) on American television, Funicello was so popular she was given her own series, Annette (1958). She also starred in a popular series of films opposite heartthrob singer Frankie Avalon, including Beach Party (1963), Bikini Beach (1964) and Beach Blanket Bingo (1965).

- Read Annette Funicello's Guardian obituary here