GO inside the Mickey Mouse Club’s biggest tragedies including the recent death of Tiffini Talia Hale, Tate Lynche, and the original Disney star Karen Pendleton, who passed away from a heart attack back in 2019.
These former Mouseketeers would entertain audiences with their song and dance numbers on the variety show.
She had previously suffered from cardiac arrest, which left her in a coma.
Her former co-stars took to Instagram to announce the tragic news.
After the MMC wrapped in 1994, Tate appeared on Broadway’s The Lion King in 2000 and reached the semi-finals of American Idol in 2014.
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Two years later, he was arrested for an altercation with a police officer and charged with assault, according to CNN.
Tate died at the age of 34 reportedly due to “acute and chronic alcoholism,” which was confirmed by PEOPLE.
After MMC came to a close in 1950, Karen was paralyzed from the waist down in a car accident in 1983.
Karen managed to serve as a board member for the California Association of the Physically Handicapped while working as a high school guidance counselor, according to Entertainment Weekly.
She dedicated her life to helping disabled people until 2019 when she passed away from a heart attack at the age of 73.
After serving as the host of the MMC Club for three seasons, Jimmie continued to work with Disney throughout his career.
At the age of 54, he died in the hospital in Honolulu in November 1964, according to Disney Legends.
After a brief stint on the Disney show, Johnny ended up working on the TV show, The Rifleman, which earned him an Emmy nomination in 1959.
He died at the age of 75 back in April from Alzheimer’s disease.
Anette, 70, continued in the entertainment business after her time on MMC ran its course. In 1992, she announced that she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
She died from complications of the disease in April 2013, as reported by The Guardian.
Don, 68, continued in show business after his stint on MMC lasted one season.
While acting in My Three Sons, he also performed as a member of the pop/rock band, The Yellow Balloon.
After suffering from cancer, Don died at his home in Thousand Oaks, California in June 2012, according to The New York Times.
Dennis appeared on the MMC during its 1950s run.
Dennis mysteriously vanished after being reported missing in July 2018.
Then in April 2019, his human remains were found on his property.
Handyman Daniel James Burda, pleaded not guilty after he was charged with multiple criminal counts in connection with Day’s death, according to Oregon News.
After The New Mickey Mouse Club was canceled in 1977, Scott left stardom behind and became the owner of an artificial flower distributorship, according to his IMDB page.
He died at the age of 39 in Las Vegas, Nevada due to a respiratory illness.