Born in June 29th, 1949
From Rye, New York, USA
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Roger Allers (born c. 1949 in Rye, New York) is an American Film director and Screenwriter, storyboard artist and animator. He is well known for directing The Lion King for Disney. Description above from the Wikipedia article Roger Allers, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.