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Ub Iwerks

  • Original Name Ubbe Eert Iwerks
  • Birth 24 Mar 1901 Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 7 Jul 1971 Burbank, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Courts of Remembrance, Columbarium of Remembrance
  • Memorial ID 8690

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.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8690
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ub Iwerks (24 Mar 1901–7 Jul 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8690, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .