Annette Funicello

2,156 Plays
Opening Titles (From The Parent Trap) (1961)
The Parent Trap (From "The Parent Trap") [feat. Annette Funicello & Tommy Sands]
Let's Get Together (Alternate Version) [feat. Annette Funicello & Tommy Sands]

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 rose to prominence as one of the most popular "Mouseketeers" on the original Mickey Mouse Club. As a teenager, she transitioned to a successful career as a singer with the pop singles "O Dio Mio," "Tall Paul" and "Pineapple Princess", as well as establishing herself as a film actress, popularizing the successful "Beach Party" genre alongside co-star Frankie Avalon during the mid-1960s. In 1992, Funicello announced that she had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. She died of complications from the disease on April 8, 2013.