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Ub Iwerks
Original name: Ubbe Eert Iwerks
Birth: Mar. 24, 1901
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1971
Burbank
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Legendary, award-winning Disney animator of the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. He was the first employee hired by Walt Disney for his new animation studio. Known for his artistry and drawing speed, he animated Mickey Mouse's first short "Plane Crazy" by himself in only two weeks. (bio by: A.J. Marik) 
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Courts of Remembrance, Columbarium of Remembrance
 
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Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 8690
Ub Iwerks
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Ub Iwerks
Added by: A.J. Marik
 
Ub Iwerks
Added by: A.J. Marik
 
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Thank you for your creative genius. Your cartoons were an important part of my childhood. Your animation style inimitable and as I sit here in 2014 watching your old cartoons on YouTube, I can appreciate more than ever your skill, Humor and imagination.
- Leslie Wilco
 Added: Dec. 27, 2014
Merry Christmas Ub. Rest in peace.
- Frank R. Adamski
 Added: Dec. 22, 2014
Loved your special effects in "the Birds".
- Sheldon Klein
 Added: Oct. 25, 2014
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