Mickey Mouse

Last Updated on: December 2nd, 2023

Who is Mickey Mouse?

Mickey Mouse is a popular cartoon character and the official mascot of The Walt Disney Company. He was created by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks in 1928 and made his screen debut in the short film “Steamboat Willie.” Mickey Mouse is one of the most recognizable and beloved characters in the world, and has become a symbol of American popular culture. He has starred in numerous films, television shows, and comic strips, and remains a popular figure in the Disney franchise.

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Mickey Mouse Facts:

First appearance of Mickey Mouse:

Steamboat Willie in 1928

First feature film for Mickey Mouse:

Fantasia (1940)

When is Mickey Mouse’s birthday?

November 18, 1928

How old is Mickey Mouse?

92 years old

Who created Mickey Mouse?

Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks

What was Mickey Mouse’s original name supposed to be?

Mortimer Mouse

Who came up with the name Mickey Mouse?

Walt Disney’s wife Lillian

What was the first words Mickey Mouse ever spoke:

Hot Dogs (in “The Karinval Kid“)

Mickey Mouse got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 18, 1978. (his 50th birthday)

Are Mickey and Minnie Mouse actually married?


1928, Walt Disney didn’t really do much animating, including drawing Mickey Mouse.

Mickey Mouse is widely-regarded as the most popular candidate people in the US write-in at the voting booth.

How many fingers does Mickey Mouse have?

4 (3 fingers and a thumb)

Who has voiced Mickey Mouse?

    • Walt Disney
    • Jimmy MacDonald
    • Wayne Allwine
    • Bret Iwan
    • Chris Diamantopoulos

List of Mickey Mouse Feature Films:

Feature Films Mickey made a cameo in:

List of Mickey Mouse TV shows:

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Mickey Mouse’s first appearance in Macy’s Parade:


When did the original Mickey Mouse Club TV show run?


Modern-day Mickey’s ears always appear circular no matter what the angle.

Mickey actually appeared in 2 shorts before Steamboat Willie: Plane Crazy and The Gallopin’ Gaucho (both failed to find a distributor)

First movie that Mickey Mouse wore his white gloves in:

The Opry House (1929)

When was Mickey Mouse’s first Oscar nomination?

1931 for Mickey’s Orphans

Number of times Mickey Mouse has been nominated for an Academy Award:

10 times

Number of times Mickey Mouse has won an Academy Award:

once (Lend a Paw)

Walt Disney actually received an Academy Award in 1932 for the creation of Mickey Mouse.

First movie that Mickey Mouse appeared in color:

Parade of the Award Nominees (1932)

Year that the first Ingersoll Mickey Mouse watch was manufactured:


Year that Mickey Mouse ears made their debut:


Number of shorts and featurettes that Mickey Mouse has been in over the years:


Last updated 8/31/18

The Collection:

Here is the Internet’s largest collection of Mickey Mouse-related movies, TV shows, toys and other products. As always, new pieces are added to this collection regularly.

Movie Appearances

Show Appearances

Song Appearances

Mickey Mouse March (Song)

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Nothing Can Stop Us Now (Song)

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Minnie’s Yoo Hoo (Song)

“Minnie’s Yoo Hoo” is a song that was written by Carl Stalling and Phil Fernandez in 1930. The song was used as the theme song…

Park Appearances

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