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Source: Wikipedia

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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Walt Disney's first love lives on at this historic California ranch
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-05-24 10:00:00
At the Santa Margarita Ranch, the Pacific Coast Railroad offers rides on passenger cars that were originally used at Disneyland on the theme park's railroad attraction.

Comcast is preparing bid for Fox TV and movie assets, countering Disney's offer
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-05-23 13:55:00
Walt Disney Co. is getting some serious competition in its effort to acquire 21st Century Fox’s movie and television assets: Comcast Corp. Comcast said Wednesday that it is in the advanced stages of preparing an all-cash counteroffer that will top Disney’s $52.4-billion stock bid. “While no final...

As Disney Moves Forward With Fox, Comcast Continues Plotting
NY Times Movies, 2018-05-20 21:43:45
The Walt Disney Company struck a deal in December to buy most of 21st Century Fox, but Comcast, which has pursued Fox in the past, thinks it has another opening.

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