Sign In. Annette Hide Spoilers. Walt Disney was always big on stories about orphaned kids and their predicaments; here, it's Annette Funicello's turn, playing Nebraskan farm girl Annette McCleod, who must go to live with her aunt and uncle in Small Town, U. Appealing TV serial adapted from Janette Sebring Lowrey's book "Margaret" from the third and final year of "The Mickey Mouse Club", running 19 installments total and utilizing break-out star Funicello to good advantage she's sweet and simple, sympathetic and not sappy.
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Annette Funicello - Wikipedia
Annette was well known for being as beautiful inside as she was on the outside, and she faced her physical challenges with dignity, bravery and grace. All of us at Disney join with family, friends, and fans around the world in celebrating her extraordinary life. She died peacefully from complications due to Multiple Sclerosis, a disease she battled for over 25 years. She was also the consummate professional and had such great loyalty to my father. Annette will always be very special to me and Ron. She always had time for everyone; family, friends and fans alike.
Beloved Disney Mouseketeer and Iconic Teen Star Annette Funicello Dies at Age 70
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. In , Funicello announced that she had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis back in She died of complications from the disease on April 8, Funicello took dancing and music lessons when she was a child in order to overcome her shyness.
Charlotte is quite an amazing young woman. Charlotte is 14 years old and likes to read a lot. She does a whole lot of reading. Charlotte loves to do theater and to sing. She describes herself as a total theater geek.