10 Interesting Disney Facts

Here is a list of 10 interesting facts about Disney which you didn’t know. These facts will amaze you, and you will find that there are a lot of fun and interesting facts about Disney Studios, Disney World, Disney Movies and Walt Disney himself which you didn’t know until now.

Interesting Disney Facts List:

Walt Disney’s personal favourite character was Goofy.

Walt Disney held the patent for Technicolor for a few years, making him the only animator allowed to make colour films.

Clarence Nash, who gave the voice to Donald Duck, also created the dog barks for 101 Dalmations.

Simba is Swahili for ‘lion’, while Bhalu (Baloo) means ‘bear’ in Hindi.

Want a special gift for your wedding? if you send Mickey and Minnie Mouse an invitation to your wedding they’ll send you back an autographed photo and a ‘Just Married’ badge. Or if you send Cinderella and Prince Charming an invitation to your big day, you’ll get an autographed congratulatory certificate.

Wall-E, the fan-favourite rubbish compactor was named after Walter Elias Disney himself.

In 1938, Walt Disney was presented with one normal-sized honorary Oscar and seven little Oscars for Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.

The first animated character to receive a star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame was Mickey Mouse.

Until Brave was made, Ariel was the only Disney princess to have siblings – the rest are all only children.

Wayne Anthony Allwine, who was the voice of Mickey Mouse for 32 years married Russi Taylor, who played Minnie, in 1991. The two had a successful marriage until Allwine’s death in 2009.


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