Carrie Fisher posthumously named a Disney Legend
Carrie Fisher is Friday, elected posthumously as a Disney Legend. Also its Star Wars-colleague Mark Hamill and nine others in front of the camera and behind the scenes worked for Disney received that honor from the film.
Carrie Fisher wanted to sneak always a Disneyprinses, said her daughter Billie Lourd in a statement. The young actress wrote: “She thought it was great that they became part of Disney. A Disneyprinses and a Legend was a big dream come true for her has been,” says Lourd.
Under the ‘legends’ are also Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey, The Oprah Winfrey Show began on a channel of Disneydochter ABC and roles to be had in disney films Beloved, The Princess And The Frog and next year in A Wrinkle in Time.
Oprah thanked during the ceremony in the Californian Anaheim the company for the support throughout the years. “Disney let me be myself. And to me every day the stories of ordinary people tell. Therefore, this means a lot for me: for me, those stories are sacred. Our common experiences to share, that is what a Legend for me.”
Also Marvellegende Stan Lee (94) was present at the ceremony. Lee lost last week after almost seventy years of marriage his wife Joan, who was honored in a compilatievideo. The creator of Spider-Man, X-Men and Dr. Strange told me that he as a child ever months was a book about Walt Disney to buy. “And now I am here and I get this honour of his company. Can you believe it?”
Disney Hall of Fame
The Legends are the own Hall of Fame of Disney. The company honors with the title of persons who have an “extraordinary and significant contributions to the Walt Disney Company”. Previously designated Legends include Julie Andrews, Walts nephew, Roy E. Disney’s widow, Lillian, George Lucas, Johnny Depp, the Golden Girls, and composers Alan Menken, Phil Collins and Elton John. The ceremony takes place every two years.