|Also Known As:
Roy Edward Disney, Roy Disney
||Died: || December 16, 2009
|Born: || January 10, 1930
||Cause of Death: || cancer
|| Los Angeles, California, USA
director, screenwriter, producer, film editor, cameraman, tour guide
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Worked as NBC-TV studio page, Hollywood, CA
Served as assistant film editor on TV series, "Dragnet"
Photographed first feature, "Perri"
Joined Disney as assistant film editor
Given own production unit at Disney
Joined board of directors at Disney
Elected vice-president of 16mm production at Walt Disney Productions in December
Left staff vice-president position at Disney; became independent producer and private investor (March)
Became president of Roy E. Disney Productions, Inc.
Produced first feature, "Pacific High"
Became chairman of the board of directors for Shamrock Broadcasting Co.
Became chairman of the board of directors of Shamrock, Inc.
Resigned from board of directors and chairmanship of Walt Disney Productions (March 9)
Returned to board of directors (June 22)
Contributed to script of first feature, "The Black Cauldron" (additional dialogue)
Executive produced first feature, "Cheetah"
Executive produced "Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue"
Executive produced the remake, "Fantasia/2000"
Produced the animated shot "Destino"; received an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Short
Resigned from Disney, accusing Michael Eisner of micro-mangement, failures with ABC, and turning the Walt Disney Company into a "rapacious, soul-less" company
Rejoined the Walt Disney Company as a non voting Director Emeritus and consultant, after the departure of CEO Michael Eisner
Executive Produced the documentary "Morning Light," with then wife Leslie DeMeuse
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Pomona , California
Disney was nominated for an Oscar for the film "Mysteries of the Deep" (1959). He is a member of the 100 Club, the Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin and belongs to several California Yacht Clubs.
Disney became a trustee of the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia (1967).
He became a board of directors member to the Big Brothers of Greater Los Angeles.
He is also a member of the advisory board of directors of the St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank.
Disney served as a member of the US Naval Academy Sailing Squadron in Annapolis MD.
He is a fellow at the University of Kentucky.
Disney is a member of the Directors Guild of the American West.
He is also a member of the Writers Guild of America.
Patricia Ann Disney.
Walt Disney. Animator, producer, studio executive. Born December 5, 1905; died December 15, 1966; founder of Disney empire.
Roy Oliver Disney. Executive producer.
Susan Margaret Disney.
Abigail Edna Disney.
Timothy John Disney.
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