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Irene Mecchi

Irene Mecchi is known for her work on The Lion King (1994), Brave (2012) and Hercules (1997). See full bio »

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Known For

The Lion King
The Lion King Writer
Brave Writer
Hercules Writer


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 2019 The Lion King (characters) (pre-production)
 2018 A Star Is Born (screenplay) (post-production)
 2015 Strange Magic (screenplay by)
 2014 Peter Pan Live! (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 2014 The Prophet (additional dialogue)
 2012 Yo Gabba Gabba! (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Olympics (2012)
 2012 Brave (screenplay by)
 2004 The Lion King 1 1/2 (Video) (additional screenplay material) / (characters - uncredited)
 2002 Blue's Clues: Meet Joe! (Video) (story)
 2002 The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 1999 Fantasia 2000 (written by - host sequences)
 1999 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Annie (1999) ... (teleplay)
 1998 The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 1997 Hercules (animation screenplay by)
 1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (animation screenplay by)
 1995 The Lion King Activity Center (Video Game) (based on characters created by)
 1994 The Lion King (screenplay by)
 1993 Recycle Rex (Short) (story) / (writer)
 1988 My Sister Sam (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- It's My Party and I'll Kill If I Want To (1988) ... (written by)
 1987 The Popcorn Kid (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- There She Is, Vic Damone (1987) ... (written by)
 1986 Valerie (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- One of a Kind (1986) ... (written by)
  Solid Gold (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1980 - 1981) (writer - 2 episodes, 1980)
- Episode #1.36 (1981)
- Peaches and Herb Co-Host (1980) ... (writer)
- Co-host Glen Campbell (1980) ... (writer)
 1981 Lily: Sold Out (TV Movie)
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Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi were nominated for the 1998 Tony Award (New York City) for the Author (Book) of the Musical for "The Lion King".

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