|Birth: December 5, 1901 in Chicago Illinois, USA|
|Death: December 15, 1966 (age 65), Burbank California, USA|
|Occupation(s): film producer, animator, screenwriter, director, voice actor|
|Years in business: 1920-1966|
|Spouse(s): Lillian Disney (1925-1966)|
|Children: Sharon and Diane|
"all our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." - walt disney
Walt disney (december 5 1901- december 15 1966) was born in Chicago Illinois, USA. His birth name was Walter Elias Disney. He was a producer, director, voice actor, writor and animator. He founded and created famous theme park 'disneyland', and with his brother, Roy O. Disney, he founded the walt disney company. He and his incredibly successful company are proudly responsible for hundreds of the most popular animated films and characters, including; mickey mouse, donald duck and goofy.