Celebrities Who Worked For Disney

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We thought it would be fun to reveal some stars who got their start working at one of the Disney Parks. Some you may have heard before, but others you might not be aware of.

Taye Diggs – Taye worked at Toyko Disneyland as a dancer in Sebastian’s Caribbean Carnival.

Robin Williams

Robin Williams – It is rumored that Robin worked on the Jungle Cruise in Disneyland as a tour guide.

Steve Martin – Steve worked in the Fantasyland Magic Shop in Disneyland, where he became a great magician.

Kara Monaco – Kara was ‘friends’ with Alice, Ariel, Cinderella, and Snow White at Walt Disney World before becoming a Playboy Playmate….quite a leap!

Michelle Pfiffer – Michelle was ‘friends’ with Alice in Wonderland in the mid-70’s in the Main Street Electrical Parade.

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Wayne Brady – Wayne was ‘friends’ with Tigger at Walt Disney World.

Kevin Costner – Another tour guide on the Jungle Cruise, Costner met his first wife, Cindy Silva, while she was ‘friends’ with Snow White.

Joanna Kerns – ‘friends’ with the Blue Fairy in the Main Street Electrical Parade to the mom on “Growing Pains.”

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John Lasseter – now CEO of Pixar and Disney Animation, John worked as a tour guide on the Jungle Cruise as well! For the 50th Anniversary in 2005, he reprised his roll for a reunion on the Jungle Cruise.

Patrick Swayze – After college, he went on tour with the Disney on Parade Ice show (Ok, it’s not the parks but its Patrick Swayze!).

Ariana Madix – Before showing up on ‘Vanderpump Rules’ (Bravo Reality Show), Ariana was ‘friends’ at Disneyland with Cinderella, Aurora, and Ariel.

It looks like Jungle Cruise is the way to go if you are trying to make it big in Hollywood! Who is your favorite former Disney employee?

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Author: Susanne

Susanne Kain was not born a Disney fan, but after marrying into a family that loves all things Disney, it didn’t take long for them to transform her into a Disney lover too! Since then, she has been to Disney over 10 times and falls in love even more with each visit. A self-proclaimed foodie, she is always looking for the next best dish that Disney has to offer! When Susanne isn’t dreaming of Disney, planning her next trip, or visiting a park, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son who also share her love of Disney.

One Response to Celebrities Who Worked For Disney

  1. Mark Norris says:

    Wayne Brady had several rolls at Disney before he made it big!

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