Original Mouseketeer Cheryl Holdridge passes away


LaughingPlace.com is reporting that Walt Disney Mouseketeer Chery Holdridge has died at the age of 64. Cheryl joined the Mickey Mouse Club in 1956,  its second year. There’s a very nice article on Cheryl over at Wikipedia and Chery’s page on the Unofficial Mickey Mouse Club fan page has been updated as well..

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4 thoughts on “Original Mouseketeer Cheryl Holdridge passes away

  1. jeff denson

    I had an incredible crush on Cheryl when I was 10 and she was 12. Part of my childhood died when I heard of her passing. RIP Cheryl.

  2. Phil Davis

    I knew Cheryl as a teenager. She gave me her phone at some mouseketeer event, and we talked for hours on the phone for a couple of years. Then when I was 16 and finally had a car, I went to visit her at her Sherman Oaks home. She once told me that she just missed getting the role of Gidget, that Sandra Dee eventually got. I was crushed when she married, but several years later, my mom, who was a nurse, met Cheryl in the hospital, when her husband was there, after some race car accident.
    I am once again crushed, and part of my childhood has died too.
    RIP Cheryl Loved you heaps

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