'Beach Party' star and former Mouseketeer Annette Funicello dies at 70 - Living - pressofAtlanticCity.com Mobile

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'Beach Party' star and former Mouseketeer Annette Funicello dies at 70

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Singer Frankie Avalon with actress Annette Funicello on Malibu Beach, during filming of ?Beauty Party,? in California in 1963. (AP Photo)

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Annette Funicello, the most popular Mouseketeer on “The Mickey Mouse Club,” who matured to a successful career in records and ‘60s beach party movies but struggled with illness in middle age and after, died Monday, The Walt Disney Co. said. She was 70.

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Singer Frankie Avalon with actress Annette Funicello on Malibu Beach, during filming of ?Beauty Party,? in California in 1963. (AP Photo)