The creators of Mickey & Friends that died

by katecorbett | created - 30 Nov 2011 | updated - 30 Nov 2011 | Public

1. Walt Disney

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Flora Disney (née Call) and Elias Disney, a Canadian-born farmer and businessperson. He had Irish, German, and English ancestry. Walt moved with his parents to Kansas City at age seven, where he spent the majority of ...

2. Carl Barks

Writer | è solo questione di punti di vista

As the creator of 'Scrooge McDuck', Carl Barks did more than any other comic book artist to widen the popularity of Donald Duck, bringing in the process a vast array of memorable supporting characters into the Disney universe, among them Uncle Scrooge himself, Gladstone Gander, Gyro Gearloose (and ...

3. Art Babbitt

Animation_department | Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Art Babbitt was born on October 8, 1907 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Arthur Harold Babitsky. He is known for his work on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), Dumbo (1941) and Pinocchio (1940). He was married to Barbara Perry, Dinah Gottliebova, Marge Champion and Rose Cohn. He died on March 4, ...

4. Ub Iwerks

Visual_effects | The Birds

Ub Iwerks worked as a commercial artist in Kansas City in 1919 when he met Walt Disney who was in the same profession. When Disney decided to form an animation company, Ub Iwerks was the first employee he had due to his skill at fast drawing as well as being a personal friend.

When Charles Mintz ...

5. Milt Kahl

Animation_department | Mary Poppins

Milt Kahl was born on March 22, 1909 in San Francisco, California, USA as Milton Erwin Kahl. He is known for his work on Mary Poppins (1964), Lady and the Tramp (1955) and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937). He was married to Julia Jeneal Schmidt, Phyllis Bounds Detiege and Laura Marie ...