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Original Mouseketeer Annette Funicello Dead At 70

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Actress and original Mouseketeer Annette Funicello has died.

A spokesperson for the Walt Disney Company confirmed the actress passed away Monday.

Funicello is best known for her beach movies with singer/actor Frankie Avalon.

She was a fixture of the early Mickey Mouse club at the age of 13 and stunned fans and friends in 1992 with the announcement she had multiple sclerosis.

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