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Ub Iwerks

Early Disney animator and cartoonist who drew the very first images of Mickey Mouse; champion of two Academy Honours. Also well-known for his Turn the Frog personality that was created through his short-lived Iwerks Studio room. He fulfilled Walt Disney in 1919, once the two doing work for Kansas City’s Pesmen-Rubin Artwork Studio. Both made a decision to become animators while used using the Kansas Town Film Ad Organization. He co-created Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit with Disney. He produced the Academy Award-nominated unique results for Alfred Hitchcock’s horror film “The Parrots” from 1963. He was the daddy of Disney story Don Iwerks as well as the grandfather of documentary film maker Leslie Iwerks. He collaborated with Bob Clampett on two “Looney Music” cartoons while under agreement with Leon Schlesinger Productions in 1937.

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