Disney Announces Nine New Disney Legends to be Honored at D23 Expo in July
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Disney Legends Award. The first Disney Legends Award was given to Fred MacMurray in 1987, and since then 276 Disney Legends have been honored with the award.
The award is the highest honor that is bestowed by The Walt Disney Company and past recipients include Steve Jobs, George Lucas, Susan Lucci, Johnny Depp, and more.
This year’s Disney Legends are: Carrie Fisher, Clyde “Gerry” Geronimi, Manuel Gonzales, Mark Hamill, Wayne Jackson, Stan Lee, Garry Marshall, Julie Taymor, and Oprah Winfrey.
The Disney Legends Awards hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 14, at the D23 Expo.