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|Also Known As:||Ubbe Ert Iwerks||Died:||July 7, 1971|
|Born:||March 24, 1901||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Kansas City, Missouri, USA||Profession:||Visual Effects ... animator director special effects artist|
Animator who collaborated intermittently with Walt Disney after the pair met in 1919 while working in a Chicago art studio. Iwerks received on-screen credit ("drawn by") for early Disney cartoons and was instrumental in creating Mickey Mouse. He also supervised the special effects for Hitchcock's "The Birds" (1963).
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