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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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