Annette Funicello's Life in Pictures

From her Disney days to her beach movies to her heartbreaking battle with MS, we remember the original Mouseketeer


After the show's conclusion, the actress appeared in several Disney-produced TV series and tried her hand at singing – albeit reluctantly. "I remember being frightened every time I went into a recording studio," Funicello recalled in 1992, though her 1959 single "Tall Paul," followed one year later by "Pineapple Princess," climbed the charts and led to an appearance on American Bandstand.