Roy E. Disney

1930 - 2009

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Roy Edward Disney KCSG (January 10, 1930 – December 16, 2009) was an American businessman. He was the longtime senior executive for the Walt Disney Company, which was founded by his father, Roy O. Disney, and his uncle, Walt Disney. At the time of his death, he held more than 16 million shares (about 1% of the company), and served as a consultant for the company, as director emeritus for the board of directors. During his tenure, he organized the ousting of two top Disney executives: Ron W. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roy E. Disney has received more than 2,264,146 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Roy E. Disney is the 280th most popular businessperson (down from 262nd in 2019), the 3,813th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,075th in 2019) and the 91st most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Roy E. Disney ranks 280 out of 604Before him are Ma Huateng, Carl Icahn, Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, Eddie Jordan, François-Henri Pinault, and John C. Bogle. After him are Vicente Calderón, Maurizio Arrivabene, Bruce Buck, Paul Rusesabagina, Melitta Bentz, and Armand Hammer.

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Among people born in 1930, Roy E. Disney ranks 232Before him are Anne Francis, Josef Hügi, Yuri Artyukhin, José María Zárraga, Lothar Wolleh, and Pyotr Bolotnikov. After him are Frederick Wiseman, Sa'dun Hammadi, Adile Naşit, Lawrence Eagleburger, Ryszard Kukliński, and Ken Naganuma. Among people deceased in 2009, Roy E. Disney ranks 135Before him are Marilyn Chambers, Guillermo Endara, Alda Merini, Chuck Daly, Abdellatif Filali, and Rosanna Schiaffino. After him are Yegor Gaidar, Mike Bongiorno, Stephen Kim Sou-hwan, Kazumi Takada, Hildegard Behrens, and Giovanni Arrighi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Roy E. Disney ranks 3,813 out of 15,968Before him are Dee Snider (1955), Leontyne Price (1927), John C. Bogle (1929), David O. Russell (1958), Clara Barton (1821), and Mae Marsh (1894). After him are Larry Wall (1954), Herb Ritts (1952), David Boreanaz (1969), Garret Hobart (1844), Don Nelson (1940), and Tuesday Weld (1943).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Roy E. Disney ranks 91Before him are Douglas Tompkins (1943), Allen Klein (1931), Arnold Rothstein (1882), Alice Walton (1949), Carl Icahn (1936), and John C. Bogle (1929). After him are Bruce Buck (1946), Armand Hammer (1898), Kenneth Arnold (1915), Howard Schultz (1953), Gregory Olsen (1945), and Jamie Hyneman (1956).