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[11 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
2013 Disney Legend Award Honorees Announced – Ceremony to Take Place at D23 Expo in August

Next month at the D23 Expo, eight individuals will be honored for their contributions to the Disney legacy when they are named Disney Legends, bringing the total number of Disney Legends to 237.
The 2013 Disney Legend Award honorees are Tony Baxter, Collin Campbell, Dick Clark, Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Jobs, Glen Keane, and Ed Wynn.
The Disney Legends Awards is a 26-year tradition of The Walt Disney Company. The first Disney Legend was actor Fred MacMurry (The Shaggy Dog, The Absent-Minded Professor) who was given the honor in 1987. Other …

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[24 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Veteran Animator Glen Keane to Leave Walt Disney Animation Studios

What do such legendary Disney characters as Ariel, the Beast, Pocahontas, Aladdin, and Tarzan have in common? They were all brought to life by Disney animator Glen Keane. For the past 38 years, Glen Keane has become one of the most prolific and talented animators at Walt Disney Animation Studios, creating many of the famous Disney characters that have gone on to become cultural icons. However, this week, Keane announced that after 38 years with the company, he will be leaving Disney to pursue new projects.
In an internal letter to …