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The Walt Disney Company | Lionbliss

Updated: Oct 11, 2023


The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney (/ˈdɪzni/),[4] is an American multinational, mass media and entertainmentconglomerate that is headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios complex in Burbank, California. Disney was founded on October 16, 1923, by brothers Walt and Roy O. Disney as Disney Brothers Studio; it also operated under the names Walt Disney Studio and Walt Disney Productions before changing its name to The Walt Disney Company in 1986. Early in its existence, the company established itself as a leader in the animation industry, with the creation of the widely popular character Mickey Mouse, who first appeared in Steamboat Willie, which used synchronized sound, to become the first post-produced sound cartoon.[5]

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