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Walt Disney
Walt Disney on Januar 1, 1954
Born Walter Elias Disney
December 5, 1901(1901-12-05)[1]
Hermosa, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Dee'd December 15, 1966(1966-12-15) (agit 65)
Burbank, Californie, U.S.
Cause o daith Lung cancer
Restin place Forest Lawn Memorial Pairk,
Glendale, Californie, U.S.
Residence Burbank, Californie
Naitionality American
Eddication McKinley Heich Schuil,
Chicago Academy o Fine Arts
Occupation Film producer,
Co-foonder o
The Walt Disney Company,
formerly kent as
Walt Disney Productions
Years active 1920–1966
Hame toun Chicago, Illinois
Poleetical pairty Republican
Buird member of The Walt Disney Company
Releegion Christian (Congregationalist)[2]
Spoose Lillian Bounds (1925–66)
Childer Diane Marie Disney
Sharon Mae Disney
Parents Elias Disney
Flora Call Disney
Relatives Ronald William Miller (son-in-law)
Robert Borgfeldt Brown (son-in-law)
Roy Edward Disney (nephew)
Awairds 7 Emmy Awairds
22 Academy Awairds
Cecil B. DeMille Awaird
Signatur
Newman Laugh-O-Gram (1921)

Walter Elias "Walt" Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) wis an American animator, film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, entrepreneur, entertainer, internaitional icon,[3] an philanthropist, well kent for his influence in the field o entertainment durin the 20t century. Alang wi his brither Roy O. Disney, he co-foondit the Walt Disney Productions, which later acame ane o the baist-kent motion pictur producers in the warld. The corporation is nou kent as The Walt Disney Company an haed an annual revenue o approximately US$36 billion in the 2010 financial year.[4]

Disney wis particularly notit as a film producer an a popular shawman, as well as an innovator in animation an theme pairk design. He an his staff creatit some o the warld's maist well-kent feectional characters includin Mickey Mouse, for whom Disney himself provided the oreeginal voice. 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,[5] givin him mair awairds an nominations than ony ither individual in history.[6] Disney an aa wan seven 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 like Tokyo Disney Resort, Disneyland Paris, an Hong Kong Disneyland.

He died on December 15, 1966 frae lung 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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  1. "Walt Disney". IMDB. Retrieved 2008-05-21. 
  2. "Walt Disney on Faith". Disneydreamer.com. July 17, 1955. Retrieved September 5, 2012. 
  3. Dave Bryan (August 13, 2002). "Walt Disney Helped Wernher von Braun Sell Americans on Space". Associated Press. Archived from the original on May 24, 2009. Retrieved 2010-09-27. 
  4. "2010 Form 10-K, Walt Disney Company". United States Securities and Exchange Commission. 
  5. "Walt Disney Academy awards". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 2008-05-21. 
  6. "Results Page – Academy Awards Database". Retrieved February 16, 2012. 

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