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Nationality  American
Name  Irene Mecchi

Role  Writer
Plays  The Lion King
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Occupation  Screenwriter, playwright, television writer
Alma mater  University of California, Berkeley American Conservatory Theatre
Notable works  The Lion King The Hunchback of Notre Dame Hercules Brave
Education  University of California, Berkeley
Awards  New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Musical
Nominations  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing - Variety Series
Movies  The Lion King, Brave, The Lion King II: Simba's P, Strange Magic, The Hunchback of Notre
Similar People  Jonathan Roberts, Roger Allers, Linda Woolverton, Don Hahn, George Scribner

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Irene Mecchi is an American writer for television, movies, newspapers, and Broadway. Originally from San Francisco, she started her work with Disney in March 1992, when she wrote Recycle Rex, an animated short film which won the 1994 Environmental Media Award. Irene has worked on Herb Caen's books, and is the co-screenwriter of Disney animated movies such as The Lion King, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, and Fantasia 2000. With co-author Roger Allers, she received a 1998 Tony nomination for writing the book for The Lion King. Irene wrote the teleplay for Annie, which aired on ABC in 1999.


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Irene Mecchi Irene Mecchi Scripts
  • Strange Magic (2015) (co-writer)
  • Peter Pan Live (2014) (teleplay)
  • Brave (2012) (co-writer)
  • The Legend of Korra (2012) (producer)
  • Postcards From Buster (2004-2008) (TV) (executive producer)
  • The Lion King 1½ (2004) (V) (additional screenplay material)
  • Hercules (1997)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
  • Annie (1999) (writer)
  • Arthur (1996–2011) (TV)
  • The Lion King (1994) (written by)

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