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Annette Funicello


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Birth Name: Annette Funicello
Born: 10/22/1942
Birth Place: Utica, New York, USA
Died: 04/08/2013

Annette Joanne Funicello was born on Oct. 22, 1942 in Utica, NY. Her parents, Joseph and Virginia Funicello, signed up their shy little girl - nicknamed "Dolly" by her father - for dance and music lessons to help overcome her bashfulness. When she was four, the Funicello family moved to Southern California, where the future "beach bunny" would make a name for herself. In 1955, Funicello performed the lead role in "Swan Lake" at a dance recital at the Burbank Starlight Bowl. In the audience was Walt Disney, who was searching for talented kids to appear on his new television show, "The Mickey Mouse Club." He was so impressed by her performance that he immediately cast her as the 24th Mousek... Continue Bio >>


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Dream Boy
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The Monkey's Uncle
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No Way To Go But Up
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Jo Jo The Dog Faced Boy
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Tall Paul
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O Dio Mio
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1989-03-22 Troop Beverly Hills
1987-08-07 Back to the Beach
1968-11-01 Head
Thunder Alley
1966-01-01 Fireball 500
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Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine
Ski Party
1965-01-01 How to Stuff a Wild Bikini
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