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 Ub Iwerks

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Ub Iwerks Famous memorial

Original Name
Ubbe Eert Iwerks
Birth
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Death
7 Jul 1971 (aged 70)
Burbank, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot
Cts of Remembrance sec, Columbarium of Remembrance, Map #2E3 (back wall), Outdoor Gdn Niche 61147
Memorial ID
8690 View Source

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.

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: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 8690
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8690/ub-iwerks: accessed ), memorial page for Ub Iwerks (24 Mar 1901–7 Jul 1971), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8690, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.