Mikey mouse

Biography of Walt Diney (PAST SIMPLE)

  • Born

    Disney was born on December 5, 1901, at 1249 Tripp Avenue, in Chicago's Hermosa neighborhood.
  • Moving

    When Disney was four, the family moved to a farm in Marceline, Missouri, where his uncle Robert had just purchased land. In Marceline, Disney developed his interest in drawing when he was paid to draw the horse of a retired neighborhood doctor.
  • Early School

    Early School
    He and his younger sister Ruth started school at the same time at the Park School in Marceline in late 1909.
  • Moving again

    Moving again
    The Disneys moved to Kansas City, Missouri. There, Disney attended the Benton Grammar School, where he met fellow-student Walter Pfeiffer, who came from a family of theatre fans and introduced him to the world of vaudeville and motion pictures.
  • Own business

    Own business
    As Pesmen-Rubin's revenue declined after Christmas, Disney, aged 18, and Iwerks were laid off. They started their own business, the short-lived Iwerks-Disney Commercial Artists
  • Disney in Hollywood

    Disney in Hollywood
    Disney moved to Hollywood in July 1923 at 21 years old. Although New York was the center of the cartoon industry, he was attracted to Los Angeles because his brother Roy was convalescing from tuberculosis there,[36] and he hoped to become a live-action film director.