Obituary of Walt Disney

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Walt Disney

Walt Elias Disney (born December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois) was an animator, film producer, and entrepreneur who was best known for animating several cartoon characters like Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck. Walt died on December 15, 1966 and his death was because of lung cancer causing circulatory collapse. He died at age 65 just fifteen days after his 65th birthday.

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Walt Disney Biography Wiki:

    • Net Worth: $1 billion
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Mountain Dew
    • Favorite Color: Sky Blue (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Walt's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Walt Elias Disney
    • Father: Elias Disney (February 6, 1859-September 13, 1941)
    • Mother: Flora Disney (née Call)
    • Brother(s):
      • Herbert Disney
      • Raymond Disney
      • Roy Disney
    • Sister(s):
      • Ruth Disney (born December 1903)
    • Spouse/Partner:
    • Daughter(s):
      • Diane Disney Miller (born December 1933)
      • Sharon Mae Disney (adopted December 1936)

Death Notice:

  • Date: December 15 1966 at age 65
  • Place: Burbank, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Lung Cancer (resulting in circulatory collapse)
  • Interment: Cremated and his ashes buried at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California, United States

Category Tags:

AnimatorFilm Producer Entrepreneur American Born on December 5th Born in 1901 Born in Illinois Died in 1966 Died at age 65 Died from Lung Cancer

Walt's Notable Roles:

  • Mickey Mouse
  • Donald Duck

Quotable Quotes:

"Make all you can. Because remember that's where you will find success."

"Walt Disney was laid to rest in Hollywood Hills on December 5, 2016 after a lengthy illness. (V)"

"Near the end of his life, Walt Disney faced many challenges. One was the death of his wife Katherine, which he had long desired to overcome. (V)"

"Walt Disney's life was filled with magic, imagination, and unforgettable dreams that continue to bring joy and wonder to the world even after his passing. (V)"

Is Mr. Walt Disney still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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