Darrell Rooney
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Career information
Occupation

Voice actor, actor, writer, director, producer, storyboard artist

Years

1978–present

Work

The Lion King II: Simba's Pride

Darrell Rooney is an American animator, artist, and director who works for the Walt Disney Company. He is best known for directing The Lion King II: Simba's Pride.

Biography

A graduate of Sheridan College of Applied Arts and Technology, Rooney started at Disney in 1978,[1] where he worked as a visual effects animator on the movie, Tron.

He was nominated for an Annie Award in 2001 for Outstanding Individual Achievement for Directing in an Animated Feature Production for directing Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure.[2]

According to the documentary, "Proud of Simba's Pride," Rooney was under a lot of pressure during production of the sequel.

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