Birthday Shout! Walt Disney, Keri Hilson, Paula Patton

Birthday Shout! Walt Disney, Keri Hilson, Paula Patton

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate top celebrities this day December 5

Walt Disney

World famous animator, voice actor, producer, and entertainer Walt Disney founded The Walt Disney Company and created the iconic character Mickey Mouse.

Before fame, he worked as an ambulance driver for the Red Cross in France.

He founded The Walt Disney Company with his brother Roy O. Disney. In 2010, it grossed $36 billion and $45 billion in 2013.

He married Lillian Bounds in 1925. He had two daughters: Diane and Sharon.

He lost the rights to one of his earliest characters Oswald the Lucky Rabbit when he left the distributor Universal Pictures in 1928. In 2006, The Walt Disney Company traded sportscaster Al Michaels to NBC Universal as part of a package that included the renewal of ownership for Oswald.

Walt Disney was born December 5, 1901, he died at age Dec 15, 1966.

Keri Hilson

American singer, songwriter, actress and record producer Keri Hilson released the debut album In a Perfect World…, which charted at #4 on the Billboard 200.

She started her career at the age of fourteen in the band D’Signe. She was a member of the songwriting team called The Clutch. She grew up in a middle-class family in Decatur, Georgia with four other siblings.

The Knock you down singer apart from dishing out hit singles  is known for her acting in the film Think Like a Man in 2012.

Her singing debut was on the single “The Way I Are” by Timbaland.

The 32 years old was born December 5, 1982.

Paula Patton

Famous American actress Paula Patton played Jane Carter in Mission: Impossible, Ghost Protocol and also appeared in the 2009 Oscar-winning film Precious. In 2013, she appeared in Baggage Claim.

She graduated from the USC Film School.

Living across the street from the 20th Century Fox inspired her to seek out a career as an actress and a public television documentary producer.

She married Robin Thicke in 2005 and they had a son named Julian in April 2010 before splitting in 2014.

One of her first jobs in entertainment was as a production assistant on Howie Mandel’s talk show.

The 39 years old was born December 5, 1975.


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