Ben Sharpsteen

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Ben Sharpsteen
Born Benjamin Sharpsteen
(1895-11-04)November 4, 1895
Tacoma, Washington,[1] United States
Died December 20, 1980(1980-12-20) (aged 85)
Calistoga, California, United States
Occupation Film director
Film producer
Years active 1920–1980

Benjamin "Ben" Sharpsteen (November 4, 1895 – December 20, 1980) was an American film director and producer for Disney. He directed 31 films between 1920 and 1980.

Sharpsteen created a museum documenting the history of California's first millionaire Sam Brannan, the history of the Upper Napa Valley as well as more on Sharpsteen's life and work at the Sharpsteen Museum located in Calistoga, California.[2]

He died in Sonoma County, California.

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