Bill Walsh (producer)

Bill Walsh (producer)

Bill Walsh (September 30, 1913 - January 27, 1975) was a film producer and screenwriter who primarily worked on live-action films for Walt Disney Productions. He was born in New York City.

For his work on "Mary Poppins", he shared Academy Award nominations for Best Picture with Walt Disney, and for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium with Don DaGradi.

He died in Los Angeles and was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California.


As producer only

* "Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier" (1954)
* "Davy Crockett and the River Pirates" (1956)

As producer and writer

* "The Absent-Minded Professor" (1961)
* "Son of Flubber" (1963)
* "That Darn Cat!" (1965)
* "The Love Bug" (1968)
* "Bedknobs and Broomsticks" (1971)
* "Herbie Rides Again" (1974)
* "One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing" (1975)


Walsh scripted the Mickey Mouse daily comic strip drawn by Floyd Gottfredson from 1944 until 1964. He found it an enjoyable collaboration and only his heavy workload finally forced him to give it up. One of the continuities he wrote before the strip became gag-a-day was reprinted in Gladstone Comic Album #17 (1989) as "Mickey Mouse and the World of Tomorrow".

External links

* [ Bill Walsh] in the I.N.D.U.C.K.S.
*imdb name|id=0909556|name=Bill Walsh
* [ Disney Legends]
* [ Bill Walsh] profile

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