Walt Disney | Printable Biography
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Walt Disney was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 5, 1901 to Elias Disney and Flora Call Disney. He was one of five children.

In 1906, Walt's family moved to Marceline, Missouri where his brother Roy had recently purchased a farm. While living in Marceline he developed an interest in drawing. "Doc" Sherwood, a retired doctor and neighbor to the Disney family, paid him to draw pictures of his horse Rupert. Read more...

Walt Disney (1901-1966) American Cartoonist

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