Walt Disney

Cartoon Creator of Mickey Mouse of over a decade

Walt Disney's Birthdate, Birthplace, and Childhood

Birth date: December 5, 1901

Birthplace: Hermosa, Chicago, IL

Childhood: his father Elias Disney, and mother Flora Call Disney. Walt was one of five children, four boys and a girl. After Walt's birth, the Disney family moved to Marceline Missouri, Walt lived most of his childhood here

Walt Disney's Careers and Accomplishments

Career: American entrepreneur, cartoonist, animator, voice actor, and film producer.

Accomplishments: his first Mickey Mouse movie was called Plane Crazy. The first sound movie with Mickey Mouse is in the Jazz Singer in 1927. He also created his first cartoon with sound was Steamboat Willie. Mickey Mouse was making whistles and Minnie was saying Yoo-Hoo. Everyone loved it so much. Since everyone loved it the theaters created a club called Mickey mouse club.

Walt Disney Animation Studios' Steamboat Willie

Steamboat Willie

Plane Crazy Mickey Mouse Classic Walt Disney 1928 Sound Cartoon

Plane Crazy

Mickey Mouse - The Karnival Kid (1929)

Karnival Kid

Memorable Quotes From Walt Disney

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

Interesting Information

Walt had very early interests in art, he would often sell drawings to neighbors to make extra money. He pursued his art career, by studying art and photography by going to McKinley High School in Chicago.


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