"Fantasy and reality often over lap." -Walt Disney
What was he so famous for?
Walter Elias Disney was born December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois. He was an animator, producer, director, screenwriter, and voice actor. Disney is well-known for his contributions to the entertainment industry. Him and his brother co-founded Walt Disney Productions, it later became one of the best-known motion picture producers in the world. Many of Disneys' movies and movie ideas are still being used today, in movies and TV shows. Disney received four honorary Academy Awards, won 22 Academy Awards, and had a total of 59 nominations in his lifetime. Disney died December 15, 1966 in Burbank, California, of lung cancer.