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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 1990 file photo, actress and former Mickey Mouse Club member Annette Funicello arrives for the 15th annual Italian American Foundation dinner in Washington. Walt Disney Co. says, Monday, April 8, 2013, that Funicello, also known for her beach movies with Frankie Avalon, has died at age 70. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Actress Annette Funicello dies

Annette Funicello, who started her career as a member of the original

Mickey Mouse Club in the 1950s and became every teenage boy’s fantasy,

died today in Bakersfield. She was 70.