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The Walt Disney Company is a major US media company best known for its in-house animation, most notably the iconic Mickey Mouse. Disney also owns several media properties, including Marvel, Pixar Studios, and Star Wars

The Walt Disney Company is a huge multi-national media company from California, currently the largest in the world.

Founded in 1923 by Walt and Roy Disney as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio, it has since expanded into theme parks and resorts (24 world-wide), TV channels and movie studios.

In 2012, Disney had a total of 166,000 employees and over $42 billion in revenue.

Some of its best known properties include: