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Walt Disney

Walt Disney
  • Career: Actor
  • Top celebrities: 1431
  • BirthDate: 1901, 05 of December , Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Spouse: Lillian Disney (13 July 1925 - 15 December 1966) (his death) 2 children
  • Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
  • Facts of life

    Walt Disney

     

    Walter Elias Disney commonly known as Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901. He was an American business magnate, cartoonist, screenwriter, entrepreneur, animator, producer, voice actor and director. He passed away on December 15, 1966 due to lung cancer. Even though he is gone, he is a person that the whole world id familiar with. He was married to Lillian Bounds since 1925 until the day he died. He has two children.

    He and his brother co-founded the Walt Disney Productions, which became one of the major production houses in the world. It was later renamed to be ‘The Walt Disney Company’. A few of the world’s most loved fictional animated characters were created under the presence of Disney and his staff such as Mickey Mouse. A fact unknown, the voice of Mickey Mouse was provided by Walt Disney himself. He received uncountable nominations and awards for his contributions to the film industry.

  • Awards: Won Oscar - 1969 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (1968). The award was given posthumous."
    Nominated Oscar - 1965 for "Best Picture for:Mary Poppins (1964). Shared with: Bill Walsh"
    Nominated Oscar - 1963 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:A Symposium on Popular Songs (1962)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1962 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:Aquamania (1961)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1961 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:Goliath II (1960)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1960 for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects for:Donald in Mathmagic Land (1959)."
    Won Oscar - 1959 for "Best Short Subject, Live Action Subjects for:Grand Canyon (1958). James Algar accepting this award."
    Nominated Oscar - 1958 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:The Truth About Mother Goose (1957)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1957 for "Best Short Subject, Two-reel for:Samoa (1956)."
    Won Oscar - 1956 for "Best Documentary, Short Subjects for:Men Against the Arctic (1955)."
    Won Oscar - 1955 for "Best Documentary, Features for:The Vanishing Prairie (1954)."
    Won Oscar - 1954 for "Best Documentary, Features for:The Living Desert (1953)."
    Won Oscar - 1953 for "Best Short Subject, Two-reel for:Water Birds (1952)."
    Won Oscar - 1952 for "Best Short Subject, Two-reel for:Nature's Half Acre (1951)."
    Won Oscar - 1951 for "Best Short Subject, Two-reel for:Beaver Valley (1950)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1950 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:Toy Tinkers (1949)."
    Won Oscar - 1949 for "Best Short Subject, Two-reel for:Seal Island (1948)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1948 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:Donald, der Nußdieb (1947)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1947 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:Squatter's Rights (1946)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1946 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:Donalds Verbrechen (1945)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1945 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:How to Play Football (1944)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1944 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:Reason and Emotion (1943)."
    Won Oscar - 1943 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:Der Fuehrer's Face (1942)."
    Won Honorary Award - 1942 for "for:Fantasia (1940). Shared with: William E. Garity J.N.A. Hawkins (RCA Manufacturing Co.). For their outstanding contribution to the advancement of the use of sound in motion pictures through the production of Fantasia (certificate)."
    Won Oscar - 1940 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:Das hässliche Entlein (1939)."
    Won Honorary Award - 1939 for "for:Schneewittchen und die sieben Zwerge (1937). For Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, recognized as a significant screen innovation which has charmed millions and pioneered a great new entertainment field (one statuette - seven miniature statuettes)."
    Won Oscar - 1938 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:Die alte Mühle (1937)."
    Won Oscar - 1937 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:Der Vetter vom Lande (1936)."
    Won Oscar - 1936 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:Die drei kleinen Waisenkätzchen (1935)."
    Won Oscar - 1935 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:Die Schildkröte und der Hase (1935)."
    Won Oscar - 1934 for "Best Short Subject, Cartoons for:Die drei kleinen Schweinchen (1933)."
    Won Honorary Award - 1932 for "For the creation of Mickey Mouse."
    Won Innovator Award - 2004 for ""
    Won Winsor McCay Award - 1975 for ""
    Won Special Prize of the Senate of Berlin - 1954 for "For the long-term support of the festival with the best films of his production."
    Nominated Grand Prize of the Festival - 1954 for "for:The Living Desert (1953). Shared with: James Algar"
    Won Jury Special Prize - 1953 for "For his contributions to making the festival acknowledged."
    Won Grand Prize of the Festival - 1946 for "Grand Prize of the Festival for:Make Mine Music (1946). Shared with: Robert Cormack"
    Won David - 1956 for "Best Foreign Production (Migliore Produzione Straniera) for:Lady and the Tramp (1955)."
    Won DGA Honorary Life Member Award - 1955 for ""
    Nominated Emmy - 1966 for "Outstanding Children's Program for:"Disneyland" (1954). Shared with: Ron Miller (producer) (NBC). For episode "Further Adventures of Gallagher". For episode "The Adventures of Gallegher: Part 1 (#11.16)". For episode "The Adventures of Gallegher: Part 2 (#11.17)". For episode "The Adventures of Gallegher: Part 3 (#11.18)"."
    Nominated Emmy - 1965 for "Outstanding Program Achievements in Entertainment for:"Disneyland" (1954). (NBC)."
    Won Emmy - 1956 for "Best Producer - Film Series for:"Disneyland" (1954). (ABC)."
    Nominated Emmy - 1955 for "Most Outstanding New Personality (ABC)."
    Won Special Award - 1954 for "for:The Living Desert (1953). For artistic merit."
    Won Cecil B. DeMille Award - 1953 for ""
    Won Special Award - 1948 for "for:Bambi (1942). For furthering the influence of the screen. For the Hindustani version of the movie."
    Won Golden Screen - Special Achievement - 1967 for "The award was given posthumously."
    Won Golden Laurel - 1967 for "Special Whose artistic genius and love of life brought joyful family entertainment to audiences around the world and continue to delight each new generation of filmgoers."
    Won Golden Laurel - 1966 for "Producer"
    Won Golden Laurel - 1965 for "Producer"
    Won Golden Laurel - 1964 for "Top Producer"
    Won Golden Laurel - 1963 for "Top Producer"
    Won Golden Laurel - 1962 for "Top Producer"
    Won Golden Laurel - 1961 for "Top Producer"
    2nd place Golden Laurel - 1960 for "Top Producer"
    3rd place Golden Laurel - 1959 for "Top Producer"
    2nd place Golden Laurel - 1958 for "Top Producer"
    Won Grand Prix Special des Amériques - 1999 for "For exceptional contribution to the cinematographic art. The award was received by his daughter Diane Disney."
    Won Special Award - 1987 for "for:Schneewittchen und die sieben Zwerge (1937). To Walt Disney, in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the movie."
    Won Special Award - 1940 for "for:Fantasia (1940)."
    Won Special Award - 1939 for "for:Schneewittchen und die sieben Zwerge (1937)."
    Won Special Prize - 1950 for "for:Cinderella (1950) and Beaver Valley (1950)."
    Won Grand Biennale Art Trophy - 1938 for "for:Schneewittchen und die sieben Zwerge (1937)."
    Won Best Political/Social Film - 1936 for "for:Il cammino degli eroi (1936)."
    Won Golden Medal - 1935 for "Best Animation for:Mickys Platzkonzert (1935)."
    Won Golden Medal - 1934 for "Best Animation for:Im Tal der Osterhasen (1934)."
    Won Star on the Walk of Fame - 1960 for "Motion Picture On 8 February 1960. At 7021 Hollywood Blvd."
    Won Star on the Walk of Fame - ???? for "Motion Picture At 7021 Hollywood Blvd."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 50
  • Salary: Swiss Family Robinson (1960) $3,000/week
    One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961) $5,166/week
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