Walt Disney created a multi-billion dollar empire via imagination, hard work and child-like wonder. Is there a more inspiring way to become successful than by creating childhood memories for generations of children?
But who was Walter Elias Disney? What job did he have before getting into animation? What childhood experiences inspired the future Mickey Mouse creator? Is he really cryogenically frozen somewhere? What did he like to do when he wasn't making movie magic? What were his mysterious last words?
We've poured through Walt Disney's biography, plus stories, anecdotes, personal quotes and trivia about the man to bring you the most interesting facts about from his life! Think of it as kind of Walt Disney Wiki.What can we learn about and from the man who changed history with an animated mouse? Vote up your favorite facts from this list!
He Is NOT Cryogenically Frozen Somewhere
Mickey Wasn't the Iconic Mouse's First Name Choice
He Debuted the First Ever Audio Animatronics
The Legendary Walt Disney Signature...Isn't Actually His
Everyone Thought a Feature Length Animated 'Snow White' Would Ruin the Studio
His Apartment in Disneyland Is Still There, Virtually Intact