Mickey Mouse Guardian Dead At 68....

Mickey Mouse artist Ralph Kent has died at his home in Florida, aged 68.The revered animator was dubbed 'The Keeper of The Mouse' after Walt Disney himself gave Kent to job of maintaining the wholesome image of the iconic character.Kent trained other artists to draw Mickey Mouse and was responsible for deciding what merchandise related to the cartoon rodent was released.The artist also designed American football team the Buffalo Bills' Billy Buffalo mascot and the big fish that represents baseball team the Florida Marlins.He was named a Disney Legend in 2004.


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