WHO: Walt Disney
FROM: Saving Mr. Banks
PROS: Friendly, Motivational, Charming
BEST SHINING MOMENT: Revealing the story of his difficult youth when he takes P.L. Travers to Disney Land
LEAST SHINING MOMENT: Trying to sneak in the cartoons when she clearly is against it.
WHY I CHOSE HIM: Admittedly I’m giving this nod more to Tom Hanks than Mr. Disney — and that might have something to do with the fact that I just saw Captain Phillips. Hanks was wonderful in both films, but he was definitely the lead (and title) character in the latter, so I can only honor him on Secondary Character Saturday for his work as Uncle Walt in Saving Mr. Banks.