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Roger Allers was born on June 29, 1949 in Rye, New York, USA as Roger Charles Allers. He is known for his work on 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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The Lion King Director
Aladdin Writer
Beauty and the Beast Additional Crew
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 2009 Waking Sleeping Beauty (Documentary) (caricaturist)
 2007 TMNT (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")
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 2002 Ice Age (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 2002 Peter Pan 2: Return to Never Land (storyboard artist)
 2000 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 1 episode)
- Christmas Who? (2000) ... (storyboard artist)
 1998 Antz (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 1996 Quack Pack (TV Series short) (storyboard - 1 episode)
- Hit the Road, Backwater Jack (1996) ... (storyboard)
 1996 Space Jam (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 1990 The Prince and the Pauper (Short) (storyboard artist)
 1990 The Rescuers Down Under (storyboard artist)
 1989 The Little Mermaid (storyboard artist)
 1982 Tron (pre-production concepts)
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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.


Father of actress, Leah Allers. See more »

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