Disney, Walt Disney, Walter Elias Disney(noun)
United States film maker who pioneered animated cartoons and created such characters as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck; founded Disneyland (1901-1966)
Walter Elias "Walt" Disney was an American animator, film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, entrepreneur, entertainer, international icon, and philanthropist, well known for his influence in the field of entertainment during the 20th century. Along with his brother Roy O. Disney, he co-founded the Walt Disney Productions, which later became one of the best-known motion picture producers in the world. The corporation is now known as The Walt Disney Company and had an annual revenue of approximately US$36 billion in the 2010 financial year. Disney was particularly noted as a film producer and a popular showman, as well as an innovator in animation and theme park design. He and his staff created some of the world's most well-known fictional characters including Mickey Mouse, for whom Disney himself provided the original voice. During his lifetime he received four honorary Academy Awards and won 22 Academy Awards from a total of 59 nominations, including a record four in one year, giving him more awards and nominations than any other individual in history. Disney also won seven Emmy Awards and gave his name to the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resort theme parks in the U.S., as well as the international resorts like Tokyo Disney Resort, Disneyland Paris, and Hong Kong Disneyland.
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The numerical value of walt disney in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of walt disney in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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If Walt Disney Co can get dinged, maybe nobody's safe.
We believe it's the biggest advance in animation since Walt Disney started it all with the release of Snow White 50 years ago.
One upon a time there was a freckle-faced little boy who told his mom and his dad he was going to work at Walt Disney Animation and they did something amazing. They supported him, big Hero 6.
I grew up going to Disneyland, and that's the original park, i'm a Disney conservationist. Walt Disney World looks so big, and it's not him (Walt Disney). I think you lose the intimate magic that happens at Disneyland. It's way more corporate. Disneyland feels like being at home.
He always said he was one of the luckiest men because ... he got to achieve everything he dreamed of, he got to work with greats like Bob Hope, Neil Simon -- all the great people he admired, including Walt Disney. Even his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is right next to Walt Disney's.
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