Rob Minkoff

Rob Minkoff

  • Birthday: 1962-08-11
  • Place of birth: Palo Alto, California, U.S.

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Robert R. "Rob" Minkoff (born August 11, 1962) is an American filmmaker. He is known for directing the Academy Award-winning animated feature The Lion King. Minkoff was born in Palo Alto, California. He studied at California Institute of the Arts in the early 1980s in the Character Animation department. He has directed several films for Walt Disney Feature Animation, including The Lion King (1994) and two of the Roger Rabbit shorts: Tummy Trouble (1989) and Roller Coaster Rabbit (1990). While working at Disney he wrote the song "Good Company" for Oliver & Company. He also made the films Stuart Little (1999), Stuart Little 2 (2002), The Haunted Mansion (2003) and The Forbidden Kingdom (2008). Minkoff also participates as a member of the jury for the NYICFF, a local New York City Film Festival dedicated to screening films for children between the ages of 3 and 18. He is currently working on two films: Flypaper, which is set to release in 2011 and the announced Chinese Odyssey. He married Crystal Kung on September 29, 2007. Minkoff is the brother-in-law of Jeffrey Kung, a Chinese singer and radio VJ. Description above from the Wikipedia article Rob Minkoff, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Filmography

Pride of The Lion King

2011

As Himself

Waking Sleeping Beauty

2009

As Self / Pumbaa (voice)

Howard

2018

As Self

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

2014

As Creepy Boy (voice)

Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank

2022

As Additional Voices (voice)

Production

Paws

1983

As Thanks

The Forbidden Kingdom

2008

As Director

Stuart Little

1999

As Director

The Haunted Mansion

2003

As Director

Stuart Little 2

2002

As Director

The Lion King

1994

As Director

Flypaper

2011

As Director

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

2014

As Director

Tummy Trouble

1989

As Director

Roller Coaster Rabbit

1990

As Director

Wolf Totem

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As Director

Mickey's Audition

1992

As Director

Chinese Odyssey

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As Director

The Haunted Mansion

2003

As Executive Producer

Trail Mix-Up

1993

As Executive Producer

Stuart Little 2

2002

As Executive Producer

Chinese Odyssey

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As Producer

The Brave Little Toaster

1987

As Character Designer

Tummy Trouble

1989

As Story

Trail Mix-Up

1993

As Story

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