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Walter Elias "Walt" Disney (/ˈdɪzni/; December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer he received 22 Academy Awards from 59 nominations and has won more individual Oscars than anyone else. He was presented with two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and one Emmy Award, among other honors. Several of his films are included in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.

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  • Born: Walter Elias Disney December 5, 1901 Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
  • Died: December 15, 1966 (aged 65) Burbank, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Entrepreneur, animator, voice actor, film producer
  • Board member of: The Walt Disney Company
  • Relatives: See Disney family
  • Awards: 22 Academy Awards 3 Golden Globe Awards 1 Emmy Award

Read more about Walt Disney at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Variety, 2019-02-20 15:12:31
ABC News has signed its chief anchor, George Stephanopoulos, to a new four-year deal believed to be valued at between $15 million to $17 million a year, ensuring he will stay at the Walt Disney-owned news outlet well beyond the 2020 election. A person familiar with the matter confirmed a ...

Cancer, chemo and 'The Sacred Veil': Master Chorale sings a search for solace
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-02-19 19:45:00
Death and thoughts of death loomed over Walt Disney Concert Hall as the Los Angeles Master Chorale premiered Eric Whitacre’s “The Sacred Veil,” the 49-year-old composer’s most ambitious project to date as the chorale's artist in residence. Before he began conducting “The Sacred Veil” on Saturday,...

Review: L.A. Phil revives the neglected 'dean of African American composers'
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-02-19 00:30:00
When and why did the “dean of African American composers,” an iconic figure in American music and African American culture, go out of fashion? The when is far easier to answer than the why, especially after hearing the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s compelling programs Saturday and Sunday at Walt Disney...

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