Walt Disney’s iconic character, Mickey Mouse, made his debut in 1928 – and the rest was history. Photo: Disney
Walt Disney’s iconic character, Mickey Mouse, made his debut in 1928 – and the rest was history. Photo: Disney
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15 amazing facts about Walt Disney: from his secret flat in Disneyland and holding the record for most Oscar wins ever, to his ‘real-life Mary Poppins’ housekeeper dying a multimillionaire

  • Born on December 5, 1901 – 120 years ago – Walt Disney made millions from theme parks Disneyland and Disney World, and his animated films, but his first company went bankrupt
  • He still holds the record for most Oscar wins by a single person – including for Hollywood’s first-ever animated feature-length film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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Walt Disney’s iconic character, Mickey Mouse, made his debut in 1928 – and the rest was history. Photo: Disney
Walt Disney’s iconic character, Mickey Mouse, made his debut in 1928 – and the rest was history. Photo: Disney
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