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entertainment company executive

Roy Edward Disney, American Broadcasting company executive. Recipient Academy award nomination for Mysteries of the Deep. Board of directors Big Brothers of Greater Los Angeles; member of advisory board directors St. Joseph Medical Center, Burbank; member United States Naval Academy Sailing Squadron, Annapolis, Maryland.; fellow U. Kentucky; Member Dirs. Guild American West, Writers Guild American.

Background

Disney, Roy Edward was born on January 10, 1930 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Roy Oliver and Edna (Francis) Disney.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Pomona College, 1951.

Career

Apprentice film editor Mark VII Productions, Hollywood, 1942. Guest relations executive NBC, California, 1952. Assistant film editor, cameraman production assistant, writer, producer Walt Disney Productions, Burbank, 1954-1977, director, 1967—1977.

President Roy E. Disney Productions Inc., 1978—2009. Chairman board director Shamrock Broadcasting Company, Hollywood, 1979—2009. Founder, chairman Shamrock Holdings Inc., Burbank, California, 1980—2009.

Chairman Walt Disney Animation, 1984—2003. Vice chairman The Walt Disney Company, Burbank, California, 1984—2003, director emeritus, consultant, 2005—2009. Trustee California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, from 1967.

Works

Membership

Board directors Big Brothers of Greater Los Angeles, United States committee United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, Ronald McDonald House charities, chairman emeritus, Peregrine Fund. Member advisory board directors St. Joseph Medical Center, Burbank. Member United States Naval Academy Sailing Squadron, Annapolis, Maryland.

Fellow University Kentucky. Member Directors Guild American West, Writers Guild American Clubs: 100, Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin, St. Francis Yacht, California Yacht, San Diego Yacht, Transpacific Yacht, Los Angeles Yacht.

Connections

Married Patricia Ann Dailey, September 17, 1955 (divorced January 19, 2007). Children: Roy Patrick, Susan Margaret, Abigail Edna, Timothy John. Married Leslie DeMeuse, 2008.

father:
Roy Oliver Disney

mother:
Edna (Francis) Disney

spouse:
Patricia Ann Dailey

spouse:
Leslie DeMeuse

child:
Roy Patrick Disney

child:
Susan Margaret Disney

child:
Abigail Edna Disney

child:
Timothy John Disney