Nominated for 1 Oscar.
Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
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Co-wrote the book for the smash hit Broadway musical, The Lion King.
Did You Know?
My father died a few years before I started work on The Lion King
(1994) so it definitely was in there, informing the whole thing. I know one thing we wanted to do when we finished it was to dedicate it to our fathers. To all fathers which I thought would have been a nice idea.
Received several International Film Festival Awards, in 2006, for his Oscar-nominated short film, The Little Matchgirl