Roger Allers Biography

Gender: Male

Mr. Allers has been instrumental in shaping the structure and dialogue of many Disney animated features since 1988, including Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Oliver and Company, Rescuers Down Under, Prince and the Pauper and the computer-animated movie Tron. Prior to working with Disney, he created animation on children's programs and features for studios in Boston, Toronto and Tokyo. He is currently developing an animated feature for Sony and a new stage musical with Irene Mecchi.

Roger Allers Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Musical
Roger Allers, The Lion King
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Book of a Musical
Roger Allers, The Lion King