Mickey Mouse

Last Updated on: June 13th, 2024

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? Yes
  • 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

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  • Mickey Mouse’s first appearance in Macy’s Parade: 1934
  • When did the original Mickey Mouse Club TV show run? 1955-1959
  • 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: 1933
  • Year that Mickey Mouse ears made their debut: 1955
  • Number of shorts and featurettes that Mickey Mouse has been in over the years: 121 (2018)

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.

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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)

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Park Appearances

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway | Disneyland

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway attraction at Disneyland including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Tusker House Restaurant | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing Tusker House Restaurant restaurant at Walt Disney World’s Disney’s Animal Kingdom including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Mickey Mouse Musical Revue | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom’s extinct Mickey Mouse Musical Revue attraction including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Mickey’s Soundsational Parade | Disneyland

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing Mickey’s Soundsational Parade attraction at Disneyland including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Dumbo’s Circus Parade | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom’s extinct Dumbo’s Circus Parade including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


America on Parade | Disneyland

Here is everything you need to know about the extinct America on Parade attraction at Disneyland including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


The Garden Grill | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing The Garden Grill restaurant at Walt Disney World’s Epcot including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Mickey’s Boo to You Parade | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom’s Mickey’s Boo to You Parade including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Mickey Mouse’s House | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom’s extinct Mickey Mouse’s House attraction including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Mickey’s Philharmagic | Disneyland

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing Mickey’s Philharmagic attraction at Disneyland including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Mickey’s 50th Birthday Parade | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom’s extinct Mickey’s 50th Birthday Parade including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Town Square Theater | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about the Town Square Theater at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!



Festival of Fantasy Parade | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom’s Festival of Fantasy Parade including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Mickey’s Toontown Fair Souvenirs | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom’s extinct Mickey’s Toontown Fair Souvenirs shop including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Mickey’s House and Meet Mickey | Disneyland

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing Mickey’s House and Meet Mickey attraction at Disneyland including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


America on Parade | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom’s extinct America on Parade including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Sir Mickeys | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Sir Mickeys at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Ohana’s Best Friends Breakfast | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing Disney World experience Ohana’s Best Friends Breakfast featuring Lilo and Stitch including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!



Main Street Electrical Parade | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom’s extinct Main Street Electrical Parade including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Mickey’s Fun Wheel | Disneyland

Here is everything you need to know about the extinct Mickey’s Fun Wheel attraction at Disneyland including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!
 


Disney Junior – Live on Stage! | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios’ Disney Junior – Live on Stage! show including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Cavalcade of Characters | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom’s extinct Cavalcade of Characters parade including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Tencennial Parade | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom’s extinct Tencennial Parade including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!




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