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Disney fights Roy E. Disney allegations

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Stanley Phillip Gold (born September 10, 1942) is President and CEO of Shamrock Holdings, Roy E. Disney's private investment company. He was on the Walt Disney Company's board of directors 1984; 1987-2003. He and Roy resigned to publicly campaign to oust then CEO and Chairman of the Board Michael Eisner. He also helped oust CEO Ron W. Miller and hire Eisner in 1984. He has played a leading role at USC (past chairman of the board of trustees) and the University of Southern California Law School, sustained Jewish organizations with both his leadership and treasure, and been a significant political contributor.

Among the artifacts displayed in his study at home are personalized autographs from both Babe Ruth and Stan Musial. He collects Porsche automobiles.

Gold was born in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in South Los Angeles, near Dorsey High School. The family moved to the Valley when he was a teenager. After graduation from Van Nuys High School, he entered Cal Berkeley. There he dated his future wife, Ilene. He finished his A.B. in political science at U.C.L.A., and in 1967 earned a law degree at University of Southern California. He went to England for post-graduate work at Cambridge University.

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