Walt Disney Kayla Morrow

Walt Disney was born on December 5th, 1901. He unfortunately passed away on December 15, 1966. He lived to be 66 before his death.

"If you can dream it, you can do it." ~ Walt Disney

Early influences: Exposure of rural life influenced him throughout his career. His small-town life had a huge impact of Walt.

Disney went to multiple schools. Two of them were for art. He went to Benton Grammar school, Kansas City Art Institue, and School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Soon he was a drop out.

Accomplishments: He published his first Mickey Mouse movie, which was called Plane Crazy. He made his first sound movie with Mickey Mouse, which is called Jazz Singer in 1927. Also published his first cartoon, which is called Steamboat Willie.

Walt Disney was a very important visual in history. His work could be seen almost everywhere. He contributed a lot, not just to entertainment, but to politics and war. He helped in WWII by creating many proganda works, to help with war deeds. He helped shape the entire worlds perspective of what fairy tales are, as opposed to how fairy tales were supposed to be. His sanitized version led to them being seen as default versions of many fairy tales that he used to make films out of, such as Snow White and Cinderella.

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