Location: Main Street Photo Supply Co., Main Street USA, Disneyland
John Hench - Hench started as a Disney Studio artist in 1939, working on sketches for Fantasia. He would work for the the Walt Disney Company for almost 65 years, working as an Imagineer until a few weeks before his death on February 5, 2004.
Extremely talented, Hench won an Oscar for his special effects work on 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and served as Mickey Mouse's official portrait artist - completing paintings for Mickey's 25th, 50th, 60th, 70th & 75th birthday
Hench was another of the original Imagineers (WED Enterprises) and helped in the planning & development of Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Tokyo Disneyland, Disney's California Adventure, Animal Kingdom & Tokyo Disney Sea.