Full name: Walter Elias Disney
Date and place of birth: December 5th 1901 in Chicago, Illinois
Parents: Elias Disney and Flora Call
Spouse: Lilian Bounds - married June 12th 1925
Daughters: Diane Marie and Sharon Mae
Siblings: Herbert, Raymond, Roy and Ruth
Origin of the surname Disney: From the French d'Isigny (from Isigny), a town in Calvados, Normandy, renamed Isigny-sur-Mer in 1924
Childhood jobs: Newspaper delivery boy and sweets salesman
First job: Commercial artist with an advertising company
First animated feature film: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Last animated feature film: The Jungle Book (1967)
Bonus fun fact: Walt Disney earned more Oscars (22 competitive awards and 4 honorary awards) and nominations (59) than any other individual in history.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
I don't make pictures just to make money. I make money to make more pictures.
I'd rather entertain and hope that people learn, than teach and hope that people are entertained.
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