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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 adaptated her own Beauty and the Beast screenplay on the book of the Broadway adaptation of the film, receiving a Tony Award nomination for this.

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1994 The 48th Annual Tony Awards Herself - Nominee: Best Book of a Musical
1992 Aladdin story development: pre-production
2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass -
1986 Popples 1986
2017 Beauty and the Beast
2014 Maleficent
2010 Alice in Wonderland
2007 Arctic Tale
1998 Mulan
1994 The Lion King
1993 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey

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