Annette Funicello Overview:

Legendary actress, Annette Funicello, was born Annette Joanne Funicello on Oct 22, 1942 in Utica, NY. Funicello died at the age of 70 on Apr 8, 2013 in Bakersfield, CA .



She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. On October 21, 1992, Funicello received the Disney Legends Award for living up to the Disney principals of imagination, skill, discipline, craftsmanship and magic. Funicello was never nominated for an Academy Award.

BlogHub Articles:

and Janet Munro Go Horse Jumping!

By Rick29 on Aug 19, 2015 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

A "good condition" VHS tape of The Horsemasters goes for about $170. That's not bad for a 1961 two-part episode of Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color that was released theatrically as a motion picture in Europe. The popularity of The Horsemasters among video collectors has nothing to do with the... Read full article

Lights Up the Small Screen in The Mickey Mouse Club's "Annette"

By Rick29 on Apr 8, 2013 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

, one of our favorite stars at the Cafe, died today at age 70. In her honor, we're posting this 2009 review of her self-titled Mickey Mouse Club serial. I first saw the The Mickey Mouse Club serial Annette when I was a youngster and then again in college (go figure). But I didn't... Read full article

In Memory: (October 22, 1942 – April 8, 2013).

By Dawn Sample on Apr 8, 2013 From Noir and Chick Flicks

, was one of the best-known members of the 1950's "Mickey Mouse Club" and a star of the 1960's "beach party" films, died Monday at a California hospital. Funicello, who was 70, "died peacefully from complications due to multiple sclerosis, a disease she battled for over 25 years. F... Read full article

1942 – 2013

By Marisa on Apr 8, 2013 From The Timothy Carey Experience

Sadly, we have another passing to report. Eternal teen passed away this morning at age 70, after a long struggle with multiple sclerosis. She and Timothy both appeared in Bikini Beach (1964), Beach Blanket Bingo (1965), and Head (1968), never sharing a scene together, unfortunately... Read full article

“Now it’s time to say goodbye”: Remembering

on Apr 8, 2013 From Comet Over Hollywood

Just thinking about her makes me smile. has always been a source of happiness in my household. Her films, the Annette mystery book series, her music- she has always been a favorite of the Pickens? family. Though I didn?t grow up in the 1960s, I grew up with Annett... Read full article

See all articles

Annette Funicello Quotes:

Prof. Robert O. Sutwell: [helping DeeDee out of the plane] Will I see you tomorrow?
Dolores: Only if they allow me visitors.

Frankie: You know something? A kiss is worth more than a thousand words.
Dee Dee: Then why don't you stop talking?

Dee Dee: I have just one question. Did you kiss him because he's lovable, or because he's the only man on the beach?
Julie: Because he looked hungry. His last meal obviously didn't satisfy him.
Dee Dee: Oh, it's a good thing you happended along. I'm sure you could cater supper to an entire army.
Frankie: Now that's in bad taste.
Julie: Oh, no. One man at a time. I like to be a devoted chef.
Dee Dee: But right now you're serving a lot of free meals. Sort of a one-woman bread line.
Frankie: Ooo, that's smart!
Julie: [getting angry] I can afford it!
Dee Dee: Then he must be of your charity cases!
Frankie: Hold on, the football here would like to say something.
Dee Dee: Well, I'm not through!
Frankie: Figures!
Dee Dee: [to Julie] As the man said, this is a public beach and we're supposed to keep it clean.
Frankie: Now that's really in bad taste!
Julie: [to Dee Dee] Then perhaps, you better leave.
Frankie: Very good!
Dee Dee: [to Julie] I plan to!
Frankie: No, wait. Don't quit now, Dee Dee. I think your ahead.
Dee Dee: Okay, how's this for a closer?
[slaps him]

read more quotes from Annette Funicello...

Share this page:
Visit the Classic Movie Hub Blog CMH
Also a Libra

See All Libras >>
Annette Funicello on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame

See All Walk of Fame Stars >>