Walt Disney is a house hold name to most families, he is the man who is known for creating one of the largest companies in the world (Disney). Though he almost didn’t have the chance to start this company. Starting with his love for art since he was born on 1901 in Chicago, IL. At the age of 16 Walt Disney became a Red Cross member driving an ambulance, and this is where he began drawings designs and cartoons in the ambulance. He then worked as a cartoonist in Kansas but that ended fairly quickly.
Walt Disney, a man known around the world, someone who has given magic and imagination into the generation of children and adults around the world. Disney didn’t start famous though, he was born December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois. His parents were Flora and Elias Disney, he also had four siblings, Roy one of his brothers became someone who impacted Walt’s life greatly. In 1906 Walt moved with his family to Marceline, Missouri, this rural area sparked Walt’s love for animation, after school he would go out on his family’s farm and start drawing the animals he saw. In 1917 Walt’s family moved back to Chicago again, here he started to go to McKinley High School, he started to display his animation and drawings in the student newspaper for his
Walt Disney and the Grimm Brothers used their talents, and, with help, became some of the most famous children’s literature writers and business owners of all time. Many children have read Grimm Brothers’ fairy tales and watched Walt Disney’s films and cartoons. The creators have used their tales, films, and cartoons not only during their lives, but even now.
Walt Disney once stated,” When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.” Walt disney is a huge impact on many people today. He created the first animated movie, and has created the magic kingdom, known as “Disney World”. Walt Disney was creative, passionate, extremely gentle, and caring. He was known for working way too much. Walt had an interesting background, also along with some great achievements.
Walt Disney accomplished many things in his lifetime. He has won 58 awards and had been nominated for 46 times other awards (IMDb). He has won several Academy Awards, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and many more (IMDb) . But, some
now, because of the characters he made, gave joy to the people universe.Walt Disney enjoys making children around the world shimmer with happiness and making their faces full of joy. Sure, he died but died to leave smiles on peoples
Walter Elias Disney was an American animator, voice actor, entrepreneur, and film producer. He is known as a national cultural icon, and became famous around the world for the American animation industry. Born in Chicago in 1901, Disney quickly developed a love in art and drawing. He moved to Hollywood in the early 1920’s and set up the Disney Brothers studio with his brother Roy O. Disney. He made characters like Mickey Mouse, Pinocchio, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Dumbo, and Bambi. In the 1950’s Disney opened up Disneyland, an amusement park that focuses on his creations. Disney was a heavy smoker throughout his lifetime and died of lung cancer in December 1966. However, there are two key facts about Walt Disney that stand out, the fact that people accuse him of being
Walter Elias Disney, commonly referred to as Walt Disney, was born on December 5th, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois (Walt Disney Family Museum, 2012). His father Elias Disney was an Irish-Canadian and his mother, Flora Disney, was of German and English descent. His family settled in a village known as Norton Disney in the country of Lincolnshire at the time of birth (Disney, 2000). At the age of four, Disney and his family moved to a farm in Marceline, Missouri, which is where he developed his love for drawing. At the time he paid a retired Doctor by the name of “Doc” Sherwood to produce images of his horse, Rupert. Later on his interest grew to train development in
Walt Disney’s full name is Walter Elias Disney and he was born on December 5, 1901, in Chicago, Illinois. His father’s name was Elias Disney and his mother’s name was Flora Call Disney. He had 3 brothers named Roy O. Disney, Raymond Arnold Disney, and Herbert Arthur Disney. He also had 1 sister named Ruth Flora Disney. Disney spent most of his childhood in Marceline, Missouri where he began to draw and paint pictures while selling them to neighbors and family friends. In 1911, when Disney was 10, his family moved to Kansas City. In Kansas City, he began to find a new love for trains, so he ended up finding a summer job with a local railroad selling snacks and newspapers to travelers. Disney then attended Mckinley High School, in Chicago, where he took drawing and photography classes and was a cartoonist for his school. He also went to the Chicago Art Institute at night to study additional courses for practice. When Disney was 16, he wanted to join the army to help in World War 1, but he was rejected from the army because he was under-age. So instead, the Army sent him to France to drive an ambulance for the Red Cross.
“I’ve always been bored with just making money. I’ve wanted to do things, I wanted to build things, or get something going.” (LeeBron) Disney stated that when he realized that he wanted to make a difference in people’s lives. Disney never wanted to be boring or be known as the man who did not have a childhood and was always pushed around by his father. Disney wanted to be successful in life, he wanted the name ‘Walt Disney’ to be remembered, and it will be forever. Disney has achieved many important and exciting accomplishments within his life. He created “full length animated films, short films, live-action features, and television shows” (LeeBron) Disney also introduced theme parks. He created Disneyland in Anaheim, California. He also developed Epcot which stands for “Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow”, and Disneyworld in Orlando, Florida. Walt Disney was an important figure in the 1920s American History because he made a change to the world with the idea of bringing inanimate objects to life with cartoons and created all new kinds of happiness.
Walt Disney was a producer of motion-pictures and television shows. He was a showman and is famously known as a pioneer of animated films and the creator of “The Happiest Place on Earth,” Disneyland. Walt Disney did not conform to societies standards of film and entertainment, he strived for everything to be bigger and better and thus
Walt Disney was a very influential man to the entertainment industry. He made animation a whole new type of entertainment. Although Walt went through many struggles and problems, he pushed on and eventually saw results for all his hard work. Many hardships got in Disney’s way such as unsupportive parents and even bankruptcy; Walt pushed on through, always creating, working hard, and persevering to accomplish his dream.
Walt Disney's childhood was not great or any thing spectacular, but he still made the best of it. He was born on December 5th, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois. He had four other siblings, a caring mother and an abusive dad. Walt played Peter Pan in a school play and he started drawing cartoons of horses and different made up characters with the help of a few art and drawing lessons. As he was growing up, one of Walt's jobs was to sell newspapers and candy on a train, after a while, he decided that that was not what he wanted to do anymore so he decided to stop. He went through high school, working on a farm that his family purchased, but it only failed, and eventually, after dropping out of high school to join the army, he
Walter Elias Disney (1901-1966) was the man who brought entertainment for the entire family into the homes of the people across the globe. He was both an entertainer and an entrepreneur, ensuring the long term success of his business and his entertainment efforts. Through today, Walt Disney remains a symbol of film making, creation and entertainment innovation.