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Roger Allers

Screenwriter / Animation Director / Story Artist / Animator / Art Director / Storyboard Artist / Film Director | * 06/29/1949 (72) | Rye, New York (United States of America (USA))
Roger Charles Allers (born June 29, 1949) is an American film director, screenwriter, storyboard artist, animator, and playwright. He is most well known for co-directing the highest-grossing traditionally animated film of all time, Disney's The Lion King, and for writing the Broadway adaptation of the same name. He also directed Sony Pictures Animation's first feature-length animated film, Open Season. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Animation | Kids & Family | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Roger Allers

Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film

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Movies with Roger Allers as Actor(5)

Movies with Roger Allers as Crew(13)

Directing/Director2014 The Prophet
Writing/Screenplay2014 The Prophet
Directing/Director2006 The Little Matchgirl
Writing/Writer2006 The Little Matchgirl
Directing/Director2006 Open Season
Writing/Original Story2000 The Emperor's New Groove
Directing/Director1994 The Lion King
Writing/Story1992 Aladdin
Writing/Story1991 Beauty and the Beast
Writing/Storyboard1989 The Little Mermaid
Writing/Story1988 Oliver & Company
Art/Art Direction1980 Animalympics
Writing/Story1980 Animalympics

Full Name: Roger Allers
Born: Wednesday, 06/29 1949 (June) in Rye, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 72 years + 111 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Arizona State University, Harvard University
Employer: Walt Disney Studios
Spouses (current/former): Leslee Allers
Children: Leah Allers, Aidan Allers
Roger Allers frequently works together with these people:
Don Hahn (11x, Crew)
John Musker (9x, Crew)
Howard Ashman (9x, Crew)
Alan Menken (9x, Crew)
Ron Clements (8x, Crew)
Frank Welker (7x, Actor)
Glen Keane (6x, Crew)
Andreas Deja (6x, Crew)
Sherry Lynn (5x, Actress)
Andrew Gaskill (5x, Crew)
Jennifer Darling (5x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2039, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/03/2021