Tag Archives: Annette Funicello

‘Dobie Gillis’ Star Dwayne Hickman Dies @ 87

The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis star Dwayne Hickman has died at 87, journalist George Pennacchio confirms. With Bob Denver on Dobie (Image via CBS) Hickman died of complications of Parkinson's disease. Born in Los Angeles on May 18, 1934, Hickman's older brother was movie actor Darryl Hickman (b. 1931), who became a noted child…
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‘Old Yeller’ Star Tommy Kirk Dies @ 79

So sad to read that Tommy Kirk, the winsome star of Disney's phenomenally popular — and deeply sad — family film Old Yeller (1957), has died. Tommy was the ultimate boy-next-door for Disney (Image via Walt Disney) He was 79. ExtraTV reports the retired actor was found dead at home in Las Vegas yesterday, September 28, by…
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