Walter Elias "Walt" Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) wis an American movie maker, animator-cartoonist, TV producer, show man, screenwriter, entrepreneur, entertainer, internaitional icon, and philanthropist, well kent for his influence in the field of entertainment during the 20t century. Alang wi his brither Roy O. Disney, he co-foondit the Walt Disney Productions, which later became ane o the best-kent motion picture studios in the warld. The corporation is nou kent as The Walt Disney Company and haes an annual revenue of approximately US$36 billion in the 2010 financial year.
Walt Disney on Januar 1, 1954
Walter Elias Disney|
5 December 1901
Hermosa, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
15 December 1966 (aged 65)|
Burbank, Californie, U.S.
Cause o daith
Forest Lawn Memorial Pairk,|
Glendale, Californie, U.S.
McKinley Heich Schuil,|
Chicago Academy o Fine Arts
The Walt Disney Company,
formerly kent as
Walt Disney Productions
|Hame toun||Chicago, Illinois|
Board member of
|The Walt Disney Company|
|Hauf-marrae(s)||Lillian Bounds (1925–66)|
Diane Marie Disney|
Sharon Mae Disney
Flora Call Disney
Ronald William Miller (son-in-law)|
Robert Borgfeldt Brown (son-in-law)
Roy Edward Disney (nephew)
Herbert Arthur Disney (brither)|
Raymond Arnold Disney (brither)
Roy Oliver Disney (brither)
Ruth Flora Disney (sister)
7 Emmy Awairds|
22 Academy Awairds
Cecil B. DeMille Awaird
Disney wis parteecularly kent as a movie producer and a popular showman, as well as an innovator in animation and theme park design. He and his staff creatit some o the warld's maist well-kent feectional characters includin Mickey Mouse, for whom Disney himself providit the oreeginal vyce. Durin his lifetime he received fower honorary Academy Awairds an wan 22 Academy Awairds frae a tot o 59 nominations, includin a record fower in ane year, givin him mair awairds an nominations than ony ither individual in history. Disney an aa wan seiven Emmy Awairds an gae his name tae the Disneyland an Walt Disney Warld Resort theme pairks in the U.S., as well as the internaitional resorts lik Tokyo Disney Resort, Disneyland Paris, an Hong Kong Disneyland.
He died on December 15, 1966 frae buff cancer in Burbank, Californie. A year later, construction o the Walt Disney Warld Resort began in Florida. His brither Roy Disney inauguratit the Magic Kinrick on October 1, 1971.
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