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Iconic Disney Animator Who Helped Create Classics Like “Cinderella” and “Dumbo” Being Honored In Santa Barbara Today

Posted on Friday, March 14, 2014 12:49am

He’s a legendary Hollywood figure, but most people don’t know he spent some of his most important early years in Santa Barbara.

Ward Kimball is one of Walt Disney’s “Nine Old Men,”  the animators who created Disney’s most iconic early movies, like “Cinderella” and “Dumbo.”

KCLU’s Lance Orozco the late animator is going to be honored by his alma mater in Santa Barbara today.

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