Ub Iwerks bio

Birth Name: Ubbe Eert Iwerks

Occupation: Cartoonist

Place Of Birth: Missouri

Date Of Birth: March24, 1901

Date Of Death: July 7, 1971

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Ub Iwerks was born on the 24th of March, 1901. He was known for being a Cartoonist. Early Disney animator and cartoonist who drew the first images of Mickey Mouse; winner of two Academy Awards. Also famous for his Flip the Frog character that was produced through his short-lived Iwerks Studio.

Ub Iwerks was born in Missouri. He met Walt Disney in 1919, when the two working for Kansas City’s Pesmen-Rubin Art Studio. The two decided to become animators while employed with the Kansas City Film Ad Company. He co-created Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit with Disney. He created the Academy Award-nominated special effects for Alfred Hitchcock’s horror film “The Birds” from 1963.

Ub Iwerks was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

JUMP TO: Ub Iwerks’s biography, facts, family, personal life, zodiac, videos and related celebs.


Ub Iwerks was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Ubbe Eert Iwerks is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Ub’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Ub Iwerks’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ub Iwerks’s parents.

Associated with

Gao Youjun




Kris Straub


Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Ub Iwerks kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Ub Iwerks was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Ubbe Eert Iwerks
NICKNAME:Ub Iwerks, Ubbe Eert Iwerks
DEATH DAY:Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Ub Iwerks was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Ub Iwerks was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Ub Iwerks had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Ub Iwerks’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

Don’t miss

Who’s the richest Cartoonist in the world?
Who are the richest people in the world?
When is Ub Iwerks’s birthday?

Fans also viewed

Jim Davis


John Byrne


Edd Gould


Fact Check: We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn’t look right, contact us. This page is updated often with fresh details about Ub Iwerks. Bookmark this page and come back often for updates.