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Walt Disney

 (1901 - 1966)
Walt Elias Disney was active/lived in California, Missouri, Illinois.  Walt Disney is known for cartoonist, drawing, designer, animator.

Biography  
Walt Disney


The following is from Dave Smith, Archives Director of Walt Disney Archives in Burbank, California.  The web site of the artist is www.Disney.com.

During a 43-year Hollywood career, which spanned the development of the motion picture medium as a modern American art, Walter Elias Disney, a modern Aesop, established himself and his product as a genuine part of Americana.  David Low, the late British political cartoonist, called Disney "the most significant figure in graphic arts since Leonardo."

A pioneer and innovator, and the possessor of one of the most fertile imaginations the world has ever known, Walt Disney, along with members of his highly skillful staff, received more than 950 honors and citations from every   ...  Displaying 750 of 9473 characters.



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About  Walt Disney

Born:  1901 - Chicago, Illinois
Died:   1966 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  cartoonist, drawing, designer, animator