Stan Lee with Spider-Man

23 Marvel-ous Questions With Stan Lee

The name Stan Lee has become synonymous with some of the most iconic superheroes who have ever leapt off of comic book pages and onto the silver screen. This multi-generational pop-culture icon has been intimately involved with Marvel Comics and its predecessors for more than seven decades, and was at Marvel’s helm for the creation of such characters as Spider-Man,…

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Alan Menken

23 Questions with Alan Menken

Every few seconds, a pastel-colored clamshell glides into a melodious room of spinning starfish, dancing crustaceans, and instrument-playing sea dwellers in Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid at Walt Disney World. More than 20 years after The Little Mermaid’s film release, timeless Alan Menken songs (“Under the Sea” and “Kiss the Girl,” to name…

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Bob Gurr

23 Moving Questions With Bob Gurr

Bob Gurr remains a man on the move while his creative accomplishments as a Disney Imagineer continue to transport people around the world… literally.

Energy. That’s the first thing you sense about Bob. This is abundantly evident during a visit on the shaded patio of The Big D commissary at Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) in Glendale, California. As we speak,…

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23 Questions With Alice Davis

Alice Estes Davis instantly makes you feel at ease. Her home, in the Los Feliz section of Los Angeles where she’s lived since the late 1950s, resembles a museum more than a dwelling. Alice, along with her husband and fellow Disney Legend, Marc Davis, moved here not long after they were married, and the rooms are brimming with his sketches and paintings, as well as an…

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23 Questions with X Atencio

Now in the ninth decade of a life fully lived, Francis Xavier “X” Atencio still retains a gimlet sparkle in his eyes, and the mischievous spirit that no doubt helped lead him to creative triumphs throughout his career still animates his spry frame. His comic timing is impeccable, as we pleasantly discover during a visit to his comfortable home on a scenic hilltop…

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photo of Julie Andrews

23 Questions with Julie Andrews

As longtime Hollywood royalty, Disney Legend Julie Andrews is the perfect person to introduce National Princess Week. She first met Walt Disney when she was playing the part of Queen Guinevere in Camelot on Broadway. After seeing her performance, Walt invited her to Hollywood where he cast her in his classic live-action/animation film, Mary Poppins. During her…

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