Oprah Winfrey Kisses Mickey Mouse at D23 Legends Awards!

Today at D23 Expo 2017 Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek unveiled the epic detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands coming to Disneyland park and Disney's Hollywood Studios which will remain on display throughout the weekend as

The force was strong at the opening presentation of D23, where 10 artists were honored as Disney Legends, such as Carrie Fisher, the late "Star Wars" princess, who was remembered by Walt Disney Co. "We miss her talent and wit".

"I loved Walt Disney".

During his acceptance speech, Stan recounted that when he was a child, he had come across a book titled The Art of Walt Disney, which he couldn't afford.He eventually saved up to buy it. "To me, he was more than a man, he was an inspiration", he said.

The other recipients included Lee collaborator and comics great Jack Kirby, director Garry Marshall, musical director Julie Taymor, animation director Clyde Geronimi, Disney comics artist Manuel Gonzales, and animatronics expert Wayne Jackson. We could rely on each other, and there was a deep respect.' Hamill smiled, switched gears a bit, and acknowledged that 'if she were here, she would have flipped me the bird at least twice already.' Mark also stated he loved Carrie Fisher, explaining that after all, we were 'film-siblings.' Carrie Fisher's daughter Billy Lourd also offered insight about Carrie's relationship with her role in the Star Wars franchise.

Fishers daughter Billie Lourd was expected to attend the ceremony but she unfortunately couldnt make it as the young actress is now shooting. "To think that today I am standing here in the House of Disney Legends, I thank you all", Lee said.

"Were fortunate to have worked with her".

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"As far back as I can remember, my mom and I have been Disney fanatics".

Her career began in television which lead to her own series which would run for more than 25 seasons.

\"I will tell you, I arrived early yesterday because I didn\u0027t want to have to fight the evening traffic".

"Becoming part of the Disney family was truly an incredible moment for her", she continued, "She secretly always wanted to be a Disney princess, so getting to be a Disney princess and a Disney legend would have been her ultimate dream". Lourd went on to explain that for Fisher becoming a Disney Legend was nearly as good as being a Disney Princess.

Hamill beamed as he spoke about Fisher.

"The super cool space sis I have in Carrie Francis Fisher".

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