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Roy E. Disney
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Disney on December 11, 2007
Born
Roy Edward Disney

(1930-01-10)January 10, 1930
Died December 16, 2009(2009-12-16) (aged 79)
Cause of death Stomach cancer
Resting place Ashes scattered into Pacific Ocean
Nationality American
Education Buckley School
Alma mater Pomona College
Occupation Vice Chairman, The Walt Disney Company
Chairman, Walt Disney Feature Animation
Years active 1954–2009
Home town Los Angeles, California
Net worth US$1.2 billion (2006)
Political party Republican
Spouse(s)
Patricia Ann Dailey
(m. 1955; div. 2007)

Leslie DeMeuse-Disney
(m. 2008; his death 2009)
Children 4
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.

Disney was born on January 10, 1930 in Los Angeles, California to Roy O. Disney and to Edna Francis. He was raised in Los Angeles, California and in Chicago, Illinois.

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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