Marc Davis: Designer of Walt Disney’s Greatest Villain, Maleficent

Maleficent first appearance was in Walt Disney’s 1959 animated classic ‘Sleeping Beauty’

Maleficent is a popular costume for cosplayers and Halloween
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Maleficent made her theatrical debut in 1959. She has since been in shows at Disneyland, starred as the antagonist in TV shows and video games, and was even a large part of a book series. Animator Marc