Ub Iwerks (Ub Iwerks)

Ub Iwerks

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. (bio by: A.J. Marik)  Family links:  Parents:  Laura May Wagoner Iwerks (1874 – 1945)


  • March, 24, 1901
  • USA


  • July, 07, 1971
  • USA


  • Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
  • California
  • USA

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