Walt Disney
Walt Disney

Walt Disney

Hi I'm Walter Elias Disney. I was born in December 5,1901, in Chicago, Illinois to Elias and Flora Disney. My siblings were Herbert, Ray , Roy, and Ruth. Roy later helped me make the Disney Company a success. My parents grew tired of life in Chicago and decided to move closer to family, on a farm outside of Marceline, Missouri, in 1906.I attended Park Elementary School. The small-town life of Marceline had a huge impact on me. It was here that I began to draw animals indulge my imagination . My exposure to rural life influenced me throughout my career. did not achieve financial success in Kansas City , but experimented with and learned animation , I created my first animated series in in this field. My first job was for Pesman-Rabin Commercial art Studio designing letterhead and advertisements. With $500 borrowed from my brother Roy , I started the Disney  Brothers Studio. I acquired a New York distributor to release my Alice Comediens. Roy became the studio manager , and UB Iwerks and Ham Hamilton joined the team as animators. In 1927 I created Oswald the Lucky rabbit , which was also a huge hit. I recovered from the turmoil of the 1940s to give the public animated films such as Cinderella, Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, Lady and the Tramp, and Sleeping Beauty. I also ventured into Live-action films, making twenty-four pictures between 1950 and 1961, including Pollyanna, Swiss Family Robinson and the Parent Trap. At this time, I experienced the first of many setback with my new company.Sadly, I died in December 15,1966 at age 65.

by Trevor

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