Scott Weinger
American actor
Scott Weinger
Scott Eric Weinger is an American actor, television producer and writer, best known as the speaking voice of Aladdin in Walt Disney's eponymous feature film. Weinger would reprise the role in two direct-to-video sequels, for the Disney Channel television series, and the Kingdom Hearts Series. He is also well known for playing D.J. Tanner's boyfriend "Steve" on Full House for two seasons. He is currently writing for television, and has written for both comedy and drama.
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'The Little Mermaid' Directors Debunk Notorious 'Hidden Message' Once And For All
Huffington Post - 3 months
“What’s that thingamabob?” is a question parents probably dread when their children watch “The Little Mermaid.” Sorry, your kids ain’t talking about utensils. The randy bishop in “Little Mermaid” has become a Disney legend. Supposedly, during the wedding scene on the ship, the bishop presiding over the ceremony can’t control his, uh, “dinglehopper,” resulting in kids all over the world pausing the movie to snicker uncontrollably. But what’s the real story? Is this whosit actually unable to control his whatsit? The Huffington Post previously spoke to the scene’s animator Tom Sito, who told us, “People are just seeing what they want to see.” Now, thanks to the “Little Mermaid” directors, we’re erecting the whole truth. While on the “Moana” press tour, directors Ron Clements and John Musker told us, “It’s a misunderstanding. Honestly, we were there, so we know.” Clements echoed sentiments from the animator, Sito, saying, “The minister has knobby knees.” ...
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Lori Loughlin Talks Her Guest-Starring Role on The Neighbors—Written by Steve from Full House!
Ok Magazine - about 3 years
It’s another Full House reunion! Lori Loughlin is guest starring on an episode of The Neighbors tonight at 8:30 on ABC (more info here), in a role written for her by Scott Weinger, none other than her Full House co-star. We chatted with Lori to learn all about the fun role, as well as her new series on Hallmark. Photos: See the happiest reactions from all the Oscar nominees! OK!: Tell us about your character on The Neighbors. Lori Loughlin: Ooh, it was such a fun character to play. I play Jami Gertz‘s arch nemesis from high school, Tina Giannulli. Scott Weinger, who wrote the episode—he played the character of Steve, Candace Cameron‘s boyfriend on Full House and he was also the voice of Aladdin with Robin Williams—he is now a writer on Neighbors and he wrote the role with me in mind. Giannulli is my married last name! I’m coming to that reunion because I’ve done very well in life. I have a wealthy husband, I live in a big house with a private chef and a private trainer. I just th ...
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5 Things You Didn't Know About DJ's Boyfriend On 'Full House'
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
With everyone's nostalgia for "TGIF" piqued by the upcoming "Boy Meets World" spinoff, we thought we'd revisit our old crush from that era. No, it's not Cory Matthews (sorry, Ben Savage). It's Scott Weinger, who played DJ's boyfriend Steve on "Full House." (Has enough time passed since their split for us to ask him out?) Here are some fun facts about Weinger, 37, you might not remember. 1. He was the titular voice of Disney's classic "Aladdin." (For us, there was pretty much nothing more important than "Full House" and "Aladdin" circa 1992). 2. He writes for the new iteration of "90210." In case you're a 90210 fan...I wrote tonight's episode.Check it out! — Scott Weinger (@ScottWeinger) November 1, 2010 3. He went to Harvard. (Is there nothing he can't do?) In 1995, Weinger told People that while he was thrilled with his tiny Cambridge abode, some classmates assumed him to be high-maintenance because of his Disney pedigree. "I overheard a couple of people say, 'Wow, ...
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PHOTOS: A Look Back At The '90s Fashion Of 'Full House'
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Everyone favorite sappy sitcom "Full House" just celebrated its 25th anniversary, meaning it's been a quarter of a century since Michelle, D.J., Stephanie and their lovable gang of father figures bounded into our lives and brought their trendy late '80s style with them. (Yep, it's making us feel super old.) To celebrate the big birthday, much of the former cast members got together for a reunion party. John Stamos posted dozens of photos to his Facebook showing Candace Cameron Bure (D.J.), Bob Saget (Danny), Jodie Sweetin (Stephanie), Lori Loughlin (Aunt Becky), 48, Andrea Barber (Kimmy Gibbler), Dave Coulier (Uncle Joey) and Scott Weinger (D.J.'s boyfriend, Steve) partying it up. Sweetin tweeted "Wow! 25 years ago, Full House aired... That's so crazy! :)", Barber tweeted "I just danced to three NKOTB songs in a row with @candacecbure and @JohnStamos. Life is complete!" and Stamos also posted a video on Twitter with the comment: my contribution to #FullHouse25Years a dru ...
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Is Bleeding Heart Bakery Going Out of Business?
The Huffington Post - over 4 years
Following the recent announcement that Bleeding Heart Bakery founders Michelle and Vinny Garcia were splitting from partners Greg Mohr and Scott Weiner at the West Town location (which re-opens tomorrow as West Town Bakery & Diner), now comes word that the Garcias may be shuttering their final two locations, one of which, in Lakeview, just opened two months ago. A Craigslist ad went up announcing a major sale of what appears to be all or most of Bleeding Heart's baking equipment. The sale is said to be taking place this Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. behind the Lakeview spot at 1351 W. Belmont. Read More... More on Chicago Restaurants
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'Full House': We all had a favorite sister. Who was yours? - Entertainment Weekly
Google News - over 5 years
Hello, Scott Weinger! I certainly didn't see that when I was 10. Ehem. The moral of the story (because there's always a moral)? We all had a favorite sister growing up, and if you watch the show now (and I recommend you do), you might realize that
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90210 - 03X20 - Women On The Verge - Na TV (Blogue)
Google News - almost 6 years
Esse episódio foi escrito por Scott Weinger & Jenna Lamia. Só para terem uma ideia, Scott foi o responsável por Another, Another chance, episódio dezoito da segunda temporada eo mesmo I see London, I see France que já citei lá em cima
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90210 "Women on the Verge" Season 3 Episode 20 - Daemon's TV
Google News - almost 6 years
... news that causes Navid (Michael Steger) and Dixon (Tristan Wilds) to stage an intervention. Jessica Lowndes, Matt Lanter, Gillian Zinser and Lori Loughlin also star. Stuart Gillard directed the episode written by Scott Weinger and Jenna Lamia
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New DVD's
NYTimes - over 12 years
'Fahrenheit 9/11' Michael Moore's exasperating blend of serious reportage and grandstanding rhetoric is receiving an unusually fast DVD debut a mere four months after its theatrical release, acknowledging both the film's relevance to the election and its limited shelf life. It's hard to imagine viewers returning with pleasure to Mr. Moore's film in
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FILM REVIEW; Dark Doings Proliferate In a World of Vivid Colors
NYTimes - about 15 years
''Metropolis,'' a hallucinatory tour de force of color, perspective and scale, virtually encapsulates the history of Japanese animation. Based on a postwar manga by the legendary comic-book artist Osamu Tezuka and directed by Rintaro from a screenplay by Katsuhiro Otomo (whose ''Akira'' is a landmark of feature-length anime), the film combines the
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More Happy Endings for a Young Veteran
NYTimes - almost 20 years
''AREN'T you that girl?'' a young woman asked Kellie Martin as she sat in a Starbuck's in Manhattan early one morning. ''Yes, that's me,'' replied Ms. Martin, graciously, to the third such interruption during an interview. ''I loved that show,'' gushed the fan. ''And you're so small!'' ''Thank you very much,'' replied Ms. Martin, still smiling.
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Williams Is Back As Big Blue
NYTimes - over 20 years
The first law of sequels is: Always try to get the star back. But Disney so alienated Robin Williams after ''Aladdin,'' using his voice in the merchandising against his wishes, it couldn't pay him enough to come back as the shape-shifting, comically dazzling Genie in the made-for-video sequel, ''The Return of Jafar.'' That mediocre sequel was a
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TELEVISION REVIEW; Children's Viewing: The Brighter Side of Bleak Fare
NYTimes - over 22 years
Nothing takes the sorry measure of the television industry's supposed sense of responsibility more than the state of children's programming. Periodic apologies for too much violence are followed by still another spate of cartoons featuring ferocious warriors or karate killers. Promises to improve schedules end up with news reports that some
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Review/Video; Aladdin, Iago et al.: A Sequel
NYTimes - almost 23 years
What would "Aladdin" have been without Robin Williams? That may not be a question anyone wants answered, but you have a chance to find out anyway in "The Return of Jafar," Disney's heavily promoted, made-for-video sequel. The hourlong tape, available today, features all the characters from the 1992 film, which has turned out to be almost as beloved
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Review/Television; For Children, a Drama With a Lesson on Abuse
NYTimes - about 24 years
Especially in the early hours of prime time, much of the television schedule is aimed at children. That, more than anything else, explains the success of CBS's juvenile "Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman." But occasionally, television takes advantage of this fact to spike its entertainment with a sobering message. Don't knock the do-good impulse. Tonight
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Review/Film; Disney Puts Its Magic Touch on 'Aladdin'
NYTimes - over 24 years
"Master, I hear and obey," said the Genie in the storybook version of "Aladdin," and his comments seldom went further than that. For an exercise in contrast, consider the dizzying, elastic miracle wrought by Robin Williams, Walt Disney Pictures' bravura animators and the Oscar-winning songwriting team of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman in "Aladdin,"
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Scott Weinger
    FORTIES
  • 2016
    Age 40
    In 2016, Weinger reprised his role of Steve Hale on the Full House spin-off series, Fuller House.
    More Details Hide Details 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 most notable being 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 graduated from Harvard University in 1998 with a magna cum laude degree in English and American Literature.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    Age 33
    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.
    More Details Hide Details After the series ended, he returned to comedy, becoming a writer-producer for The Neighbors, Galavant, Black-ish, and The Muppets. Weinger has been married to TV writer/producer Rina Mimoun since 2008.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2003
    Age 27
    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.
    More Details Hide Details 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.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1992
    Age 16
    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.
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    His next regular role in a series came as Steve Hale on the sitcom Full House from 1992 to 1995, after he had guest-starred on one episode during its fifth season.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1975
    Born
    Born in 1975.
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