11 Facts You Didn’t Know About Walter Elias Disney

6. He lent his voice to bringing Mickey to life.

In the coming years, Walt would create cartoon after cartoon, showcasing Mickey Mouse. Not too long after the birth of Mickey, other characters began to take shape and come to life. But Mickey’s voice was familiar to many. After all, it was Walt’s voice in disguise. From 1928 to 1947, Walt Disney was responsible for the high-pitched voice of Mickey. Close your eyes and listen to your memory bank for a moment; did you hear the “Oh, boy!” for which Mickey is famous? It’s actual Disney’s voice you’re hearing!