Marvin Davis

Born: Wednesday, December 21, 1910
Died: Sunday, March 8, 1998


  • Master Planner
  • Art Director
  • Scenic Designer


  • Translated Walt’s idea’s for Disneyland and EPCOT into workable site plans.
  • Designed the exterior of the Haunted Mansion, Sleeping Beauty Castle and the buildings on Main Street U.S.A. (Disneyland California).

Important projects:

  • Drew the master plan for Walt Disney World.
  • Contributed to the design of Disney’s Contemporary Resort and Disney’s Polynesian Resort.

Other projects:

  • Was involved in the art direction and scenic design for several Disney films and TV shows (such as “Zorro” and “Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color”).

Meet other legendary Imagineers in our "WDI Hall of Fame".