Donald Duck Premiere on June 9th 1934!
Donald Duck is known for being somewhat short tempered and often mischievous. We all recognize his sailor suit, bowtie, and semi-intelligible speech. We know he’s sweet on Daisy Duck. But what don’t we know about Huey, Dewey, and Louie’s uncle? Check out these 10 fun facts about Disney’s loveable Donald Duck!
- Donald Duck is the University of Oregon’s mascot.
- Donald has had a part in seven animated features, which is more than any of his other Disney friends.
- Donald’s full name is Donald Fauntleroy Duck.
- Throughout his career, three different birth dates have been attributed to Donald—June 9, “Friday the 13,” and March 13.
- Donald Duck has a star on the Hollywood Boulevard Walk of Fame.
- Until 1983, Clarence “Ducky” Nash performed Donald’s voice. Nash trained Tony Anselmo, who voiced Donald Duck from 1985 and on.
- In 2002, Donald was included in TV Guide’s 50 greatest cartoon characters of all time.
- Donald doesn’t wear pants, but every time he gets out of the shower, he wraps a towel around himself.
- Donald’s pet dogs were named Bolivar and Behemoth.
- Donald has a twin sister named Della Thelma Duck.
“Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy” there’s a lot to know about the cantankerous Donald Duck!