Meet the latest Disney Legends

The 'Disney Legends' are chosen by a selection committee, formerly appointed and chaired by the late Roy E. Disney.

Johnny Depp is officially a Disney Legend

Johnny Depp, George Lucas, Susan Lucci and more, were amongst the nine new members added by The Walt Disney Co to its club of Disney Legends.

The induction took place at the D23 Expo on Friday, August 14, 2015.

“I don’t know why I’m here,” Depp joked. “I never really liked the word ‘fan.’ It implies that someone is over someone else. I would say that you are actually my employer,” The 'Pirates of Caribbean' star added.

'Star Wars' star, Lucas, had this to say "Disney has been part of my life for 60 years. I was there the second day Disneyland was open.

A lot of what I do came out of the films and the joy I’ve had at the park. In fact here’s something no one knows: Goofy was the inspiration for Jar Jar Binks.”

Danny Elfman who has scored music for several Disney films, was also one of the honourees.

'Devious Maids' star, Susan Lucci who featured as Erica Kane on ABC’s 'All My Children' also made it to the list.

Other inductees included George Bodenheimer, Andreas Deja, Eyvind Earle, Julie Reihm Casaletto and Carson Van Osten.

“Today we add several new Legends to this elite group,” Disney chief Bob Iger said. “They are an indelible parts of our legacy.”

The 'Disney Legends' are chosen by a selection committee, formerly appointed and chaired by the late Roy E. Disney.

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