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Ruben A. Aquino

Ruben A. Aquino was born on December 18, 1953 in Okinawa, Japan as Ruben Azama Aquino. He is known for his work on The Lion King (1994), The Little Mermaid (1989) and Beauty and the Beast (1991). See full bio »

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The Lion King
The Lion King Animation Department
The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid Animation Department
Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast Animation Department
Mulan Animation Department


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 2016 The Land Before Time XIV: Journey of the Brave (Video) (character animator) / (character designer)
 2011 Winnie the Pooh (animator)
 2011 The Ballad of Nessie (Short) (supervising animator)
 2009 The Princess and the Frog (supervising animator: "Eudora" and "James" - as Ruben Azama Aquino)
 2007 Meet the Robinsons (supervising animator: "Mildred" and "Mr. Willerstein")
 2003 Brother Bear (supervising animator: "Denahi")
 2002 Lilo & Stitch (supervising animator: "Pleakley" and "David Kawena")
 1999 Fantasia 2000 (additional animator)
 1999 Tarzan (additional animator)
 1998 Mulan (supervising animator: "Shang" and "Fa Li")
 1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (additional animator)
 1995/I Pocahontas (supervising animator: "Powhatan")
 1994 The Lion King (supervising animator: "Adult Simba" - as Ruben Aquino)
 1991 Beauty and the Beast (supervising animator: "Maurice")
 1990 The Rescuers Down Under (supervising animator: Jake)
 1989 The Little Mermaid (directing animator - as Ruben Aquino) / (supervising animator: "Ursula")
 1988 Oliver & Company (supervising animator: "Francis" and "Rita" Street of Gold sequence")
 1986 The Great Mouse Detective (character animator)
 1985 The Black Cauldron (character animator)
 1983 Mickey's Christmas Carol (Short) (inbetween artist - uncredited)
 1981 The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang (TV Series) (character designer - 11 episodes)
- Give Me a Hand - Something's Afoot (1981) ... (character designer - as Ruben Aquino)
- All This and Timbuktu (1981) ... (character designer - as Ruben Aquino)
- Around the World in 80 Ways (1981) ... (character designer - as Ruben Aquino)
- Perilous Pauline (1981) ... (character designer - as Ruben Aquino)
- There's No Place Like Rome (1981) ... (character designer - as Ruben Aquino)
 1981 Laverne & Shirley in the Army (TV Series) (character designer - 1 episode)
- Invasion of the Booby Hatchers (1981) ... (character designer - as Ruben Aquino)
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Alternate Names:

Ruben Azama Aquino | Ruben Aquino

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