Disney 14 During a train ride he should then have come to the idea with the mouse. Back in Hollywood, he presented his idea Ub Iwerks. He sketched the figure on a sheet of paper, painted her big, round ears, and finished, the mouse was done.
Walt actually wanted to give her the name Mortimer, but his wife did not like the name and suggested calling her "Mickey." So we owe it to her and the draftsman Ub Iwerks that Mickey Mouse is known worldwide today.