Marty Sklar

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Martin A. "Marty" Sklar (February 6, 1934 – July 27, 2017) was an American businessman. He was known for working with The Walt Disney Company as its International Ambassador for Walt Disney Imagineering, the subsidiary of the company which designs and constructs Disney theme parks and resorts across the world.

Sklar was formerly Vice President of Concepts and Planning for the company, before being promoted to President, then Vice Chairman and Principal Creative Executive before his final role. Disney honored him with a Disneyland window dedication ceremony on his date of retirement, July 17, 2009.

Sklar was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He studied at the University of California, Los Angeles. Sklar died on July 27, 2017 in Hollywood Hills, California at the age of 83.[1][2]

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  1. "Legendary Disney Imagineer Marty Sklar Dies At 83 - D23". D23. July 27, 2017. Archived from the original on July 28, 2017.
  2. Smith, Thomas (July 27, 2017). "LEGENDARY DISNEY IMAGINEER MARTY SKLAR DIES AT 83". Disney Parks Blog.

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