What is Walt Disney?

  • (noun): United States film maker who pioneered animated cartoons and created such characters as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck; founded Disneyland (1901-1966).
    Synonyms: Disney, Walter Elias Disney

Walt Disney

Walter Elias "Walt" Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur, entertainer, international icon, and philanthropist, well known for his influence in the field of entertainment during the 20th century. Along with his brother Roy O. Disney, he was co-founder of Walt Disney Productions, which later became one of the best-known motion picture producers in the world. The corporation is now known as The Walt Disney Company and had an annual revenue of approximately US$36 billion in the 2010 financial year.

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Walt Disney - Other Honors
... Walt Disney was the inaugural recipient of a star on the Anaheim walk of stars awarded in recognition of his significant contribution to the city of Anaheim and specifically Disneyland, which is now the Disneyland ... Disney has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for motion pictures and the other for his television work ... Walt Disney received the Congressional Gold Medal on May 24, 1968 (P.L ...
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... Three of Walt Disney Animation Studios's highest ranking animators — Don Bluth, Gary Goldman and John Pomeroy — left the Walt Disney Company in 1979 ... The animators and artists, led by Bluth, felt that the Walt Disney Company had turned against its traditional production values in favor of pursuing a profitable bottom line ...
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... The original investors included Walt Disney, his brother Roy, Jack Benny, Bing Crosby, George Burns, Charles Laughton, Burl Ives, Art Linkletter, John Payne ... There are some sources that suggest Walt Disney Company used the business as a training facility for its employees prior to deployment to Disney World ... Walt Disney and the original investors built the Celebrity's complex at a cost of $6 million ...

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