Many of us are familiar with the Walt Disney cartoon character Donald Duck. One can always find Donald Duck wearing a sailor shirt, cap and a red or black bow tie. Donald is easily annoyed and he is widely known for his explosive temper. But did you know that Donald Duck will be celebrating is 75th year in film in 2009? There are many interesting facts about Donald Duck that most of us are probably not aware of. I have created a list below of the top 10 facts about one of our favorite Walt Disney characters, Donald Duck.
Fun Donald Duck Facts
1. Donald Ducks voice is one of the most identifiable voices of all animated characters.
2. Donald Duck is the mascot of the University of Oregon.
3. Donald has a star on the Hollywood Boulevard Walk of Fame.
4. Donald has appeared in 7 animated features, this is more than any of his animated friends.
5. Donald's voice was performed by Clarence "Ducky" Nash up untill 1983. Nash trained Tony Anselmo who was the voice of donald from 1985 and onwards.
6. Donald Duck suppossedly representes what we are and Mickey Mouse represents what we should be.
7. Donals Duck's full name is Donald Fauntleroy Duck.
8. On of Donald's films titled "Der Feuhrer's Face" won an academy award in 1943.
9. Donald's first film was called "The Wise Little Hen" which deputed in 1934.
10. Troughout Donald's films he has been provided with 3 differnt birth dates:
A. June 9, 1934- The deput of his firs film
B. "Friday the 13th"- Which is a reference to all his bad luck he comes across.
C. March 13- His Happy Birthday short provides this date.