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Walt Disney Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 19, 2020

Other Name: Walter Elias Disney, Uncle Walt, Mr. Disney, Retlaw Elias Yensid, Retlaw Yensid, Mickey Mouse
Other Professions: Cartoonist Film Actor Film Producer Film Director Voice Artist Writer Screenwriter Television Presenter Television Personality Philanthropist Entrepreneur Founder
Appearance: Hollywood

Walt Disney Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Walt Disney was 65 years & 9 days old age.

Short Biography

Walt Disney was born on 05-12-1901 in Hermosa, Chicago in the state of Illinois, United States. He was an American Animator, Cartoonist, Film Actor, Film Producer, Film Director, Voice Artist, Writer, Screenwriter, Television Presenter, Television Personality, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur & Co-founder of The Walt Disney Company.

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Walt Disney Complete Bio & Career

Walt Disney was an absolute showman in the truest sense of the word. He was indeed a pioneering force who has changed the world of animation. He during his career transformed the entertainment industry drastically. He brought his innovative ideas into consideration and changed the viewing experience among audience. 
He was involved with the industry for nearly 5 decades and with his vision he changed the way people looked at cinema as a whole. He is the one responsible for the renovation that he brought into animation industry. He started his career as an animator and soon turned an entrepreneur. He became the most significant man in American animation industry. He along with his brother co-founded one of the biggest production company called Walt Disney Production. His production house today has become one of the biggest and the best motion picture production house of the world. The cartoon characters which all the kids across the globe have seen growing up such as Donald Duck, Goofy, Mickey Mouse, Popeye and Pluto among others were all his invention. Besides animation also he has contributed massively as it was his computerized brain was the one which made the theme park Disneyland. To date, no other man has solely contributed to the animation industry as he did.
He was arguably one of the finest filmmaker and for his work he won 7 Emmy awards and 26 (22 Competitive and 4 honorary) Academy awards. Even after his death Walt Disney Studios has continued making films with same intent and has branched out to various other countries as well other than America. 

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Death Info

15 December, 1966 Burbank, California United States

Walt Disney Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Elias Disney and Flora Call. He had 3 brothers named Roy O. Disney, Raymond Arnold Disney, and Herbert Arthur Disney and a sister named Ruth Flora Disney. He was married to Lillian Bound and together the couple had a daughter named Diane Marie Disney. The couple also adopted a daughter named Sharon Mae Disney.

Life's Important Dates Of Walt Disney

Body Measurements

Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Dark Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Los Angeles, California, U.S.
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling
Debut Disney Studio - 1928
Best Movies Flowers and Trees (1932), The Three Little Pigs (1933), Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), Dumbo (1941), and Cinderella (1950) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
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Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Baseball

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Walt Disney

  • He worked at the Pesmen-Rubin Art Studio, as an ad-writer.
  • Impervious to the bankruptcy, he aimed to set up a studio in California. Together with his brother Roy, and Iwerks, he opened Disney Brother’s Studio.
  • In 1925, he recruited ink-and-paint artist Lillian Bound, little knowing then that the two would become lifelong partners.
  • Disney was a shy, self-deprecating and insecure man in private but adopted a warm and outgoing public persona.