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Roger Allers was born on June 29, 1949 in Rye, New York, USA as Roger Charles Allers. He is a writer, 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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The Lion King Director
(1994)
Aladdin Writer
(1992)
Beauty and the Beast Additional Crew
(1991)
Tron Art Department
(1982)

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 2015 Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection (Video) (story adaptation by - segment "The Little Matchgirl")
 2014 Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet (screenplay by)
 2006 The Little Matchgirl (Short) (story adaptation by)
 2004 The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata (Video) (additional screenplay material)
 2003 Brother Bear (story - uncredited)
 2000 The Emperor's New Groove (based on an original story by)
 1994 Disney's Beauty and the Beast (Video Game) (based on story by)
 1992 Aladdin (story)
 1988 Oliver & Company (story)
 1980 Animalympics (character development) / (story)
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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.

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Nominated for a Tony award, for co-writing the book for Disney's Broadway musical, The Lion King. See more »

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