Doreen Tracey, one of many unique Mouseketeers on “Mickey Mouse Membership,” died from pneumonia in Thousand Oaks, Calif. on Jan. 10 after battling most cancers for 2 years. She was 74.
Tracey appeared on the Disney sequence when it aired for 4 years (1955-1959) on ABC. She auditioned for “Mickey Mouse Membership” at age 12. Whereas being a Mouseketeer, Tracey appeared within the Disney movie “Westward Ho the Wagons!” She had a job within the “Mickey Mouse Membership” serial titled “Annette.” She additionally toured in Australia with the Mouseketeers.
Tracey remained shut with the opposite Mouseketeers. She co-starred with them in a number of “Mickey Mouse Membership” reunion reveals at Disneyland and at Disney conventions. She final celebrated the present’s 60th Anniversary in 2015.
After the Disney present ended, Tracey had visitor starring roles on a number of episodic tv reveals and toured American navy bases in Thailand and South Vietnam with an unique act. She then transitioned to working as a publicist for musician and composer Frank Zappa, and she or he had a multi-decade administration profession at Warner Bros.
Born in London, England, Tracey didn’t transfer to the USA till she was four years previous after her father opened a dance studio in Hollywood. Tracey realized to sing and dance within the studio.
Tracey is survived by her son and two grandchildren.