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Linda Woolverton

Linda Woolverton was born in Long Beach, California, graduating from high school in 1969 and having been an honors student in her schools theater program. She enrolled at California State University, Long Beach, graduating with a BFA in Theater Arts in 1973. She worked full-time for a year in the entertainment division at Disneyland, and began ... See full bio »

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The Lion King
The Lion King Writer
Beauty and the Beast
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 2017 Beauty and the Beast (based on the 1991 animated film written by) (completed)
  The Lion King (characters) (announced)
 2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass (screenplay)
 2015 Clan of the Cave Bear (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 2014 Maleficent (screenplay by)
 2010/I Alice in Wonderland (screenplay)
 2007 Arctic Tale (Documentary) (narration)
 2004 The Lion King 1 1/2 (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 1998 The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 1998 Mulan (additional story material)
 1998 Belle's Magical World (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 1997 Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 1994 The Lion King (screenplay by)
 1991 Beauty and the Beast (animation screenplay by)
 1989 Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Risky Beesness (1989) ... (teleplay)
 1988 The Adventures of Raggedy Ann & Andy (TV Series) (1988)
 1988 Garbage Pail Kids (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Unmeationables/Heartless Hal (1988) ... (written by)
 1988 CBS Storybreak (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
 1986-1987 Teen Wolf (TV Series) (teleplay - 8 episodes)
- Howlin' Cousins (1987) ... (teleplay)
- Teen Wolf, Come Home (1987) ... (teleplay)
- Diary of a Mad Werewolf (1987) ... (teleplay)
- Toot Toot, Tut Tut and All That Rot (1987) ... (teleplay)
- Teen Wolf Punks Out (1986) ... (teleplay)
 1987 The Real Ghostbusters (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Drool, the Dog Faced Goblin (1987) ... (writer)
 1986 My Little Pony 'n Friends (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Crunch the Rockdog: Part 2 (1986) ... (writer)
- Crunch the Rockdog: Part 1 (1986) ... (writer)
 1986 Ewoks (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Prow Beaten/Baga's Rival (1986) ... (written by - segment "Baga's Rival")
- Gone with the Mimphs/The First Apprentice (1986) ... (written by - segment "Gone With The Mimphs")
 1986 Wildfire (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Highwayman (1986) ... (written by)
- The Ogre's Bride (1986) ... (written by)
 1986 Popples (TV Series) (1986)
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Robert Falls, David Henry Hwang and she wrote the book the musical, "Aida," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. Elton John was composer. Tim Rice was lyricist. See more »

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Was nominated for Broadway's 1994 Tony Award as Best Book (Musical) for "Beauty and the Beast." See more »


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