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Alice Davis: Disney Inspirations

Alice Davis: Disney Inspirations

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.

Betty Taylor: Disney Inspirations

Betty Taylor: Disney Inspirations

Performing was Betty Taylor’s passion. She had a long, wonderful career on stage at Disneyland—and you can learn all about it here!

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Herb Ryman: Disney Inspirations

Herb Ryman: Disney Inspirations

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: Walt Disney Inspirations

Bill Evans: Disney Inspirations

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.

X Atencio: Walt Disney Inspirations

X Atencio: Disney Inspirations

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: Walt Disney Inspirations

Dick Van Dyke: Disney Inspirations

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!

Jimmy MacDonald: Walt Disney Inspirations

Jimmy MacDonald: Disney Inspirations

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!

Walt Disney Inspirations: Jim Henson

Jim Henson: Disney Inspirations

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.

Walt Disney Inspirations: Vesey Walker

Vesey Walker: Disney Inspirations

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.

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