BirthdayDecember 5, 1901
BirthplaceChicago, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Walt Disney

    Full name: Walt Disney
    Also known as: Walter Elias Disney, Walt Disney, Disney, Walter Elias
    Professions: Producer, Actor, Miscellaneous Crew
    Residence: Burbank, California, U.S.
    Religion: Christian
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Co-founder of The Walt Disney Company, formerly known as Walt Disney Productions

  2. Walt Disney Measurements

    Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)

  3. Walt Disney Known for

    Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954), Peter Pan (1953), 101 Dalmatians (1961), The Skeleton Dance (1929)

  4. Walt Disney Death information

    Died: Thursday, 15th of December, 1966 (Age: 65)

  5. Walt Disney Biography

    Walter Elias "Walt" Disney (/ˈdɪzni/) (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American business magnate, cartoonist, filmmaker, philanthropist, and voice actor. As a prominent figure within the American animation industry and throughout the world, he is regarded as a cultural icon, known for his influence and contributions to entertainment during the 20th century. As a Hollywood business mogul, he and his brother Roy O. Disney co-founded The Walt Disney Company.As an animator and entrepreneur, Disney was particularly noted as a filmmaker and a popular showman, as well as an innovator in animation and theme park design. He and his staff created various fictional characters including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Goofy. Disney himself was the original voice for Mickey. During his lifetime, he received four honorary Academy Awards and won 22 Academy Awards from a total of 59 nominations, including a record of four in one year, giving him more awards and nominations than any other individual in history. Disney also won seven Emmy Awards and gave his name to the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resort theme parks in the U.S., as well as the international resorts, Tokyo Disney Resort, Disneyland Paris, and Hong Kong Disneyland.He died on December 15, 1966, from lung cancer in Burbank, California. He left behind a vast legacy, including numerous animated shorts and feature films produced during his lifetime; the company, parks, and animation studio that bear his name; and the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).

  6. Walt Disney Family

    Spouse: Lillian Bounds
    Childrens: Diane Marie DisneySharon Mae Disney

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