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Roy E. Disney
Disney on December 11, 2007
Roy Edward Disney
January 10, 1930
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Died||December 16, 2009
|Cause of death||Stomach cancer|
|Resting place||Ashes scattered into Pacific Ocean|
|Alma mater||Pomona College|
|Occupation||Vice Chairman, The Walt Disney Company
Chairman, Walt Disney Feature Animation
|Home town||Los Angeles, California|
Patricia Ann Dailey
(m. 1955; div. 2007)
(m. 2008; his death 2009)
|Parent(s)||Edna (née Francis),
Roy Oliver Disney
|Relatives||See Disney family|
|Awards||Annie Award (1993)
Disney Legend Award (1998)
Lifetime Achievement Award in Animation (2002)
Roy Edward Disney (January 10, 1930 – December 16, 2009) was an American animator and executive for The Walt Disney Company. He is the nephew of Walt Disney. Disney is the last member of the Disney family. He and Michael Eisner are one of the most well known people in the Disney industry. Disney had about 1.2 million dollars.
He studied at the Buckley School and at Pomona College. He was married to Patricia Ann Dailey from 1955 until they divorced in 2007. Then he was married to Leslie DeMeuse from 2008 until his death in 2009. He has three children with Dailey.
Disney died on the morning of December 16, 2009 from stomach cancer in Newport Beach, California, aged 79. After his death, his remains were cremated and his ashes were scattered at the Pacific Ocean.
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Disney with his mother, in Sweden, 1951
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