We met Bud Hester in Walt’s People – Volume 6. After having released that interview, I realized that there was still a lot we needed to ask him.

Didier Ghez: The first thing I wanted to know before talking about your career at Disney is when and where you were born and what art school you attended before joining Disney?

Bud Hester: I was born in Glendale, California, on December 3rd, 1928. I went to school locally there then went to USC as an engineering major, but then I was called into the Korean War. When I came out I didn’t want to go back into the engineering end of it. I decided to go into the Arts. I had some art training and went to Chouinard’s, then to Woodbury college. […]

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