Linda Woolverton

Linda Woolverton American Screenwriter

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First Name Linda
Last Name Woolverton
Birthday 30th November, 1951
Birthplace Long Beach, California, USA
Nationality American
Occupation Text Screenwriter, playwright, novelist
Occupation Screenwriter

Linda Woolverton (born December 19, 1952) is an American screenwriter, playwright, and novelist, whose most prominent works include the screenplays and books of several acclaimed Disney films and stage musicals. She became the first woman to write an animated feature for Disney by writing the screenplay of Beauty and the Beast, the first animated film ever to be nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards. She also wrote the screenplay of The Lion King, and adapted her own Beauty and the Beast screenplay into the book of the Broadway adaptation of the film, receiving a Tony Award nomination for this.

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The 48th Annual Tony Awards1994Herself - Nominee: Best Book of a MusicalTV Movie

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