American actress, singerDied when: 70 years 168 days (845 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio
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 was one of the most popular Mouseketeers on the original Mickey Mouse Club.In her teenage years, she recorded under the name Annette, and had a successful career as a pop singer.
Her most notable singles are "O Dio Mio", "First Name Initial", "Tall Paul", and "Pineapple Princess".During the mid-1960s, she established herself as a film actress, popularizing the successful "Beach Party" genre alongside co-star Frankie Avalon.
In 1992, Funicello announced that she had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1987.She died of complications from the disease on April 8, 2013.