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Walt Disney: Biography

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Walter Elias "Walt" Disney Celebrity Times! Walter Disney is probably the most well known name in all of North America! Bringing most of your childhood favorite movies and characters such as; Mickey Mouse, Pinocchio, The Lion King, Snow White and The Seven Dwarves, Bambi, Aladdin, and MANY other classics! He's Created over a dozen thousand animations and cartoons by his starting of his own company and also had the opportunity of his own theme park! One of his most memorable (and is the mascot to his company today) is none other than Mickey Mouse! Biography Cartooned! 5 Facts about Walter Disney: 1. Walter had a passion to draw and animate since he was young and enlisted into many art programs and activities. Birth: December 5, 1901 Death: December 15, 1966 Name: Walter Elias 'Walt' Disney Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois Years Working (Animating) : 1941-1955 Walter has had many alterations during his working years and to his company as well. when he first started a cartoon company called "Laugh-O-Grams" With Animators Fred Harman, Ubbe Iwerks, Hugh Harman, And Many Others. The first company's success was short-lived, as Laugh-O-Grams was in numerous debts and Walt had to close it down due to bankruptcy. They Soon Relocated to Hollywood, California to start off Disney Brothers Studios along with his brother Roy and Iwerks. There they would create Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, a character that would land them in hot water due to legal issues, and America's signature Cartoon, Mickey Mouse! Place of Death: Burbank, California Bibliography http://www.biography.com/people/walt-disney-9275533 * http://waltdisneyfacts.com/ * Walt was also a wide-spread celebrity at this time Thanks For Listening! * http://voices.yahoo.com/10-interesting-facts-walt-disney-270619.html * 2. Walt had dropped out of school at 16 to fight in the world war I but was rejected because he was too young. 3. Walt actually fought for the rights to Oswald the Lucky Rabbit for 78 years (long after his death) ! 4. Walt used alias' in his productions. In Fantasia, The Sorcerer was named "Yen Sid". Which is Disney Backwards. 5. There was a rumor about Walt saying he was frozen in Cryonic chambers to save him from Cancer. Disney Corp. have yet to dismiss these rumors. Occupation: Entreprenuer, Animator. It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Walt Disney I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known.
Walt Disney Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource - the minds of our children.
Walt Disney If you can dream it, you can do it.
Walt Disney You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.
Walt Disney http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/w/walt_disney.html * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walt_Disney Contributions To Society: *Gave/gives imagination to kids all over America and beyond. *Inspires young minds that animate and draw. *Changed animation by adding a comedic aspect to cartoons The Birth Of Mickey Mouse! *Drawn and animated over a thousand comics strips. A Cool Fact About Walt: * In 1932, Walter recieved an Oscar for the creation of Mickey Mouse. He recieved other Oscars for other characters that came after him. Such as the ones depicted below:
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