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Roger Allers

Roger Allers is known for his work on The Lion King (1994), Aladdin (1992) and The Emperor's New Groove (2000). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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The Lion King
The Lion King Director
Aladdin Writer
Oliver & Company


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 2014 The Prophet (screenplay by)
 2006 The Little Matchgirl (Short) (story adaptation)
 2004 The Lion King 1 1/2 (Video) (additional screenplay material)
 2000 The Emperor's New Groove (based on an original story by)
 1992 Aladdin (story)
 1988 Oliver & Company (story)
 1980 Animalympics (character development and story)
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Co-wrote the book for the smash hit Broadway musical, The Lion King.

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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.


Nominated for a Tony award, for co-writing the book for Disney's Broadway musical, The Lion King. See more »

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