Tiffini Hale, a former member of the Mickey Mouse Club, has died at age 46 following a cardiac arrest that left her in a coma for several weeks.
Former co-stars have revealed that the Disney star died on Christmas Day. In the 1990s, she was a member of Disney Channel’s The All-New Mickey Mouse Club.
“Early this month, she suffered a cardiac arrest that resulted in her being left in a coma. After many prayers and with her family by her side, our dearest Tiff took her last breath Christmas morning.” wrote Hale’s Disney co-stars Deedee Magno Hall and Chasen Hampton on their Instagram post.
“On behalf of Tiffini’s family, and her Party and MMC brothers and sisters, we want to thank all of you for the love and well wishes you have expressed for our dear Tiffini.” their message added.
“Her beauty, talent, style and fun loving spirit will forever live in our hearts and memories,” the caption concluded according to the New York Post.
Hale’s family has asked for privacy and respect during this difficult time.
Hale starred in the All-New Mickey Mouse Club from its debut in 1989. She appeared in Disney’s The Party series until 1995 when it ended.
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Hale was born in Palm Springs, Calif., on July 30, 1975. She also made a guest appearance in the TV series “Blossom.”
Hale had quit performing after leaving Disney. In the early 1990s, she played her last television role, reports Nine.com.au.
Following the finale of the Mickey Mouse Club, she stepped away from Hollywood and didn’t attend the Party’s reunion in 2013.