Walt Disney

Born

December 5th, 1901 in Chicago, IL

Died

December 15th, 1966
 

Best known for:

His influence on the field of entertainment since founding The Walt Disney Company and the creation of Mickey Mouse

 

Watch this video about Walt Disney

If I were Walt Disney I would…

1. Never give up on my dreams
2. Spend all of my time drawing and doodling
3. Think of all kinds of ways to make people laugh and smile

The greatest challenge Walt Disney faced was…

his first business, Laugh-O-Grams Studio ended in bankruptcy

He overcame that challenge by…

never giving up! He went to Hollywood to pursue his dream.

Our favorite quote by Walt Disney.

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

Walt Disney’s 3 greatest achievements:

  1. Earned 22 Academy Awards – more than anyone else in history!
  2. Won 3 Oscars and has a star on Hollywood Blvd.
  3. Changed the world of entertainment forever by produced the first animated cartoon with sound and color.  Also produced the first full length animated feature – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Produced the first full length film combining real life and animation – Mary Poppins.

One thing we were surprised to learn about Walt Disney was that…

Despite success and popularity of his first business, Laugh-O-Grams Studio, it ended in bankruptcy.  He dropped out of high school at the age of 16 to enlist in the military, but was rejected due to his age and so he became an ambulance driver.

Three of Disney’s personality traits.

  1. Optimistic
  2. Persistent
  3. Motivated

3 ways that I am just like him.

  1. Positive
  2. Driven
  3. I like to make people smile

Comments

  1. 1. I love to draw
    2. I like animated cartoons
    3. I’m hoping that my dreams come ture

  2. i beleive

  3. I follow my dreams. I believe in my dreams. And I also do not give up.

  4. Ryan Kelbick says:

    1. I like cartoons
    2. I am creative
    3. I keep trying

  5. Braden White says:

    1. I like to draw animated things.
    2. I am creative.
    3. I have a good imagination.