Ubbe Eert Iwerks
Background information
Born: March 24, 1901
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Died: July 7, 1971 (aged 70)
Burbank, California, U.S.
Nationality: American
Occupation(s): Animator, cartoonist, film producer, special effects technician
Years active: 1920–1965
Spouse(s): Mildred Sarah Henderson (m. 1927–1971)
Children: Don Iwerks, David Iwerks

Ubbe Eert "Ub" Iwerks, was an American animator, cartoonist, character designer, inventor, and special effects technician, who created Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. The works Iwerks produced alongside Disney went on to win numerous awards, including multiple Academy Awards.

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