22 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Walt Disney

He once played the part of Peter Pan.

…in a school play, that is. Playing the part of a boy who never wanted to grow up seems nothing if not appropriate for a young Walt Disney—a man who would spend his life making sure we all stay young at heart. His brother (and future business partner) Roy worked on the play backstage and it was a rope-yielding Roy, not ‘happy thoughts’, who was responsible for helping Walt fly.