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Roger Allers was born on June 29, 1949 in Rye, New York, USA. He is a writer and director, known for The Lion King (1994), Aladdin (1992) and Beauty and the Beast (1991). He has been married to Leslee Allers since 1965. They have two children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 8 nominations. See more awards »


Known For

The Lion King Director
Aladdin Writer
Beauty and the Beast Additional Crew
TRON Art Department


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 2014 Penguins of Madagascar (head of story - uncredited)
 2009 Waking Sleeping Beauty (Documentary) (caricaturist)
 2007 The Simpsons Movie (lead storyboard artist - uncredited)
 2007 TMNT (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 2006 Open Season (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 2006 Brother Bear 2 (Video) (additional storyboard artist - uncredited)
 2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 2005 Timeless Tales (storyboard artist - segment "The Prince and The Pauper")
 2004 The Incredibles (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 2002 Gone Nutty (Video short) (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 2002 Ice Age (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 2002 Peter Pan 2: Return to Never Land (storyboard artist)
 2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 1998 Antz (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 1996 Quack Pack (TV Series) (storyboard - 1 episode)
- Hit the Road, Backwater Jack (1996) ... (storyboard)
 1996 Space Jam (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 1995 Balto (storyboard artist)
 1991 An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 1990 The Prince and the Pauper (Short) (storyboard artist)
 1990 The Rescuers Down Under (storyboard artist)
 1989 All Dogs Go to Heaven (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 1989 The Little Mermaid (storyboard artist)
 1986 An American Tail (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 1982 TRON (pre-production concepts)
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Co-wrote the book for the smash hit Broadway musical, The Lion King.


Leslee Allers  (2 children)


Leah Allers


Katherine Langford


Leah Allers (sibling) | See more »

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Personal Quote:

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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