Linda Woolverton is an American screenwriter, playwright and novelist whose most important work includes screenplays and books for several of Disney's famous films and musicals. She is the first woman to write an animated film for Beauty and the Beast, this is also the first cartoon to be nominated for Best Film at the Oscars. She also co-wrote the script for The Lion King, provided additional material for Mulan, and adapted her own script of The Beauty and the Beast in the Broadway book adaptation, for which she received a Tony nomination. Awards and won an award. Olivier Award. Her most recent works include the screenplay Alice in Wonderland, a huge box office hit, making her the first screenwriter to have a single screenplay for a billion-dollar film and Maleficent plot, as well as sequel scenarios. of these movies. She is represented by United Talent Agency.
|Born||December 19, 1952, Long Beach, California, United States|
|Occupation||Screenwriter, playwright, novelist|
|Alma mater||California State University, Long Beach (BFA), California State University, Fullerton (MA)|
|Genre||Fantasy, fairy tale, comedy-drama|
|Notable works||Beauty and the Beast (1991), Beauty and the Beast (musical), The Lion King (1994), Alice in Wonderland (2010), Maleficent (2014)|
|IMDb||Linda Woolverton's IMDb|
Screenwriter most known for penning the classic Disney films Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King.
She got her start writing for TV shows like Alvin and the Chipmunks and Ewoks.
She once published a novel aimed at the young adult market called Running Before the Wind.
She was raised in Long Beach, CA.
She co-wrote the screenplay for The Lion King, which starred Matthew Broderick as Simba.
- Writers from Long Beach, California
- Cartoon script writer
- California State University, Long Beach Alumni
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- American playwright and playwright
Latest information about Linda Woolverton updated on June 13 2021.