One of the orig­i­nal Mouseke­teers dies

Irish Examiner - - World News -

Doreen Tracey, a for­mer child star who played one of the orig­i­nal Mouseke­teers on The Mickey Mouse Club TV show in the 1950s, has died, ac­cord­ing to Dis­ney pub­li­cists.

The 74-year-old, who was born in Lon­don, died from pneu­mo­nia at a hos­pi­tal in Thou­sand Oaks, Cal­i­for­nia, fol­low­ing a two-year bat­tle with can­cer.

Tracey main­tained ties to Dis­ney and show­busi­ness through­out her life, ap­pear­ing in the film

and tour­ing with the Mouseke­teers.

She later served as a pub­li­cist to mu­si­cian Frank Zappa and worked at Warner Bros.

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