Walt Disney was cryogenically frozen
On the nutty celebrity scale, Walt Disney usually gets lumped somewhere between Howard Hughes and Michael Jackson. A commonly held belief (among conspiracy theorists) is that Disney's body is currently residing in cryogenic freeze underneath the "Pirates of the Caribbean" ride in Disneyland, awaiting a time when science has discovered a cure for acute circulatory collapse caused by lung cancer. When such a time arrives, Disney will be unfrozen and awaken to a world where the company he built has zero interest in producing traditional, hand-drawn animated films.
Why it's dumb: According to medical records, Disney was cremated on December 17, 1966, and interred at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California. (A far more fitting resting place than an animatronic version of Davy Jones' Locker.) There's also a marked burial plot, which his estate paid $40,000 for. Meanwhile, the first documented case of cryogenic freezing took place one month after Disney's death. While it's conceivable that Disney could have pursued cryogenics, there is no concrete proof to back up such a bizarre rumor. It's just another tale that adds to the myth that Walt was some sort of James Bond-ian supervillain instead of what he actually was—a good businessman who hired talented people and then promptly took all the credit for their work.