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Walt Disney

Walt Disney

Born: 1901
Birthplace: Chicago, Ill.

Art of animation—Animation pioneer, invented the multiplane camera in 1937. This advanced camera created three-dimensional effects by giving the illusion of depth, as seen in the first full-length animated feature Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Disney went on to create many more award-winning movies filled with classic characters in addition to breaking new ground in family entertainment. (2000)

Died: 1966

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