Ub Iwerks’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 24, 1901

Death Date

Jul 7, 1971

Age of Death

70 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack

Place of Death

Jul 7, 1971



The cartoonist Ub Iwerks died at the age of 70. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

He was the father of Disney legend Don Iwerks and the grandfather of documentary film producer Leslie Iwerks.