Ron Clements, John Musker : 1953 (60 years old)
Occupation : Directors - Producers - Animators - Screenwriters.
Movies : The Great Mouse Detective, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Hercules, Treasure Planet, Princess and the Frog.
They’re Disney’s animation studio’s leading director team. These 2 directors witnessed Disney’s Dark ages and pulled it up to the Renaissances, had a major role in Disney’s raising, starting with The Little Mermaid then Aladdin till Hercules and Treasure Planet, they started as Animators, then Story artists till they became directors and producers, the due have a huge impact on the Disney company and very respected from the artists as well as the fans, they’re famous of their cameos they put in their movies.
Alan Menken : July 22, 1949 (63)
Occupation : Composer, Songwriter, Pianist, Record Producer.
Movies : The Little Mermaid - Beauty and the Beast - Aladdin - Pocahontas -The Hunchback of Notre Dame - Hercules - Tangled. (Click on the movie to listen)
He’s #1 Disney composer, and one of the pioneers in getting Disney out of the Dark ages along with Glen Keane and John Lasseter. His long time friend Howard Ashman was the Lyricist to most of the work Alan has done, He thinks his best work is at The Hunchback of Notre Dame and that he topped himself in that movie, he holds the record of the most Academy Awarded man alive with 8 Oscars with another 11 nominations.
Glen Keane : April 13, 1954 (59)
Occupation : animator, author and illustrator.
Characters : Ariel - Beast - Aladdin - Pocahontas - John Silver - Tarzan - Rapunzel.
He’s one of the best animators in Disney and worldwide, was one of the first animators to bring Disney into the Renaissances and getting it out of the Dark Ages, also he’s one of the most famous Disney animators and one of the group sometimes referred to as the “Nine New Men”, His impacts on Disney and the movies he was in is undeniable, as he’s the one of the main reasons the movies succeed, his fave feature in animation are the eyes. he left Disney on March 23, 2012.
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