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Scott Weinger

Scott Weinger

American actor
Scott Weinger
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American actor
Is Actor Television actor Screenwriter Film actor Voice actor Film producer
From United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 5 October 1975, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Age 46 years
Star sign Libra
Family
Spouse: Rina Mimoun
Education
Harvard University
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Scott Weinger is an American actor, voice actor, writer and producer, best known as the voice of the title character in Disney's Aladdin and as Steve Hale on the ABC sitcom Full House and its Netflix sequel Fuller House. Weinger also reprised the Aladdin role in the two direct-to-video sequels, the television series of the same name, the Hercules crossover with Aladdin and the Kingdom Hearts and Disney Infinity video game series. He is also a writer and producer for television, including for ABC's Galavant and Black-ish. He was a co-executive producer of ABC's The Muppets.

Early life

Weinger graduated from Harvard University in 1998 magna cum laude with a degree in English and American Literature. He is Jewish.

Career

Weinger's first professional acting work was a national commercial for Ideal Toys. His first acting role was in Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach. After guest starring on ABC's Life Goes On, Weinger became a series regular on the situation comedy The Family Man on CBS. His next regular role in a series came as Steve Hale on the sitcom Full House from 1991 to 1995 after he had guest-starred on one episode during its fifth season as the similarly-named Steve Peters. During the run of Full House, Weinger made his motion-picture debut as the voice of the title character in Disney's 1992 animated feature Aladdin.

Weinger went on to several small roles in television programs, starred in a horror comedy film, 2003's Shredder, and provided his voice for Osamu Tezuka's Metropolis and the 3-D Disney film Mickey's PhilharMagic. He had a guest appearance on the NBC's Scrubs for the season 6 episode "My Coffee" as Dr. Kershnar. He played Officer Rubin on What I Like About You. From 2016 until 2020, Weinger reprised his role of Steve Hale on the Full House spin-off series, Fuller House.

Weinger was cast as Aladdin, the street urchin in Walt Disney Pictures' animated feature film Aladdin. He reprised his role multiple times off the big screen including the CBS Aladdin series and direct-to-video sequels The Return of Jafar and Aladdin and the King of Thieves. His voice would also be used for several video games including the Kingdom Hearts series, Kinect Disneyland Adventures, and Disney Infinity series.

Weinger has written and produced for television, receiving his first writing credit on the WB television show Like Family. Other writing credits include What I Like About You and Privileged. From 2009 to 2013, he was a writer-producer for 90210, penning the series' 100th episode. After the series ended, he returned to comedy, becoming a writer-producer for The Neighbors, Galavant, Black-ish, and The Muppets.

Personal life

Weinger has been married to television writer and producer Rina Mimoun since 2008; together they have a son who was born in 2009.

Production credits

Writer

Year Title Notes
2003 Like Family
2005 What I Like About You 3 episodes
2008–2009 Privileged 2 episodes
2010–2013 90210 8 episodes
2013–2014 The Neighbors 3 episodes
2014–2015 Black-ish 1 episode
2015–2016 Galavant 2 episodes
2016 The Muppets 1 episode

Producer

Year Title Position Notes
2002 The Cricket Player
2011–2012 90210 Co-producer 45 episodes
2013–2014 The Neighbors 22 episodes
2014–2015 Black-ish Supervising producer 15 episodes
2015–2016 Galavant Supervising producer 12 episodes
2016 The Muppets Co-executive producer 5 episodes
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 18 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://www.etonline.com/news/172968_exclusive_what_happened_when_the_voice_of_aladdin_took_his_kid_saw_the_movie
http://www.mtv.com/news/2283869/scott-weinger-aladdin-blu-ray/
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918334/
http://www.tv.com/person/12900/summary.html
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