Alice Davis was born to be an artist—and she’d go on to become an iconic designer for much of Disney’s wardrobe. Learn about her life and accomplishments here.
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Performing was Betty Taylor’s passion. She had a long, wonderful career on stage at Disneyland—and you can learn all about it here!
Herb Ryman was an artist for the Disney Company, as well as an artist with other movie studios, and a talented independent artist. His lengthy career includes design work on some of the most popular movies of Hollywood's Golden Age, as well as being a sought after artist for private collectors. This is his interesting story.
Bill Evans was a landscape designer and architect at the Disney theme parks for more than forty years. Even after retirement, he offered his freelance services to the company. Every Disney park in the world has at least some of his work in it. This is the story of this remarkable and talented man who is so admired.
He was an animator, stop motion designer, and Imagineer for the Walt Disney Company. In fact, he was hired by the company at age 18, while still an art school student, and made his entire career with the company. He eventually became a Disney Legend. Here is his intriguing and unique story.
Dick Van Dyke didn’t have many Disney roles—but his biggest was among the most iconic movies ever made. Learn more about his life here!
From Navy admiral to Disney magic, Joe Fowler’s story is a fascinating story of creativity and hard work. Read this to see how he brought Disneyland to life.
You may not have heard of Jimmy MacDonald, but you’ve certainly heard his voice and the sound effects he created. Learn more about his rich Disney career here!
Jim Henson is a Disney Legend, even though he worked his entire career for himself. He is the creator of the beloved Muppets, as well as many other well-known puppet characters, including some that he made for Sesame Street. Here is Jim’s story, and how he became such an important part of the history of the Disney Company.
Vesey Walker was the director of the Disneyland Band for fifteen years. In what was supposed to be a two week engagement at the opening of the park, Vesey created a band so well received by visitors that it is still there to this day, just with a different leader. Here is Vesey and the band’s incredible story.