los angeles - The right hand of Walt Disney, Martin 'Marty' Sklar, died on Thursday at the age of 83, reports the Los Angeles Times. Sklar was the most important designer of the Disney theme parks, and the first to get the title 'imagine' as creative leader.
Sklar was seen as a living link to Walt Disney, whose advisor he was. According to the boss of The Walt Disney Company, Robert Iger, 'Everything to Marty was legendary- what he achieved is his energy and career. '' Nobody is passionate about Disney than he. '
Sklar was born in New Brunswick in New Jersey and still studied when the Walt Disney Company entered him in 1955. Eventually he stayed there for 54 years. He died in his home in the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles.