Ward Kimball

Animator and Director
Born Mar 4, 1914

Ward Walrath Kimball was an animator for the Walt Disney Studios. He was one of Walt Disney's team of animators known as Disney's Nine Old Men.

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1914 Birth Born on March 4, 1914.


1934 20 Years Old 1 More Event
In March 1934, a 20-year-old Kimball applied for a job at the Disney studio.
1936 22 Years Old In 1936, Kimball was promoted to an animator in his own right. … Read More


1962 48 Years Old …  Around 1962, it started being shown in Disneyland. … Read More


1973 59 Years Old According to Jeff Lenburg, Kimball retired in 1973 and left the Disney studio. … Read More


1974 60 Years Old Kimball continued to work at Disney until 1974, working on the Disney anthology television series, being one of the writers for Babes in Toyland, creating animation for Mary Poppins, directing the animation for Bedknobs and Broomsticks, and working on titles for feature films such as The Adventures Of Bullwhip Griffin and Million Dollar Duck. … Read More
1992 78 Years Old He hosted the second season of the 1992 PBS series Tracks Ahead. … Read More
2002 88 Years Old Kimball died in 2002 in Los Angeles, California of complications from pneumonia at age 88. … Read More
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