Scott Weinger

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Scott Weinger
Alma mater Harvard University
Occupation Actor, voice actor, writer, producer
Years active 1988–present
Notable work Speaking voice of Prince Aladdin in Disney's Aladdin (1992)
Steve Hale in ABC sitcom Full House (1992-1995) and Netflix sequel Fuller House (2016-present)
Spouse(s) Rina Mimoun (m. 2008)

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

Acting[edit]

Weinger's first professional acting work was a national commercial for Ideal Toys.[1] 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 1992 to 1995, after he had guest-starred on one episode during its fifth season. 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. In 2016, Weinger reprised his role of Steve Hale on the Full House spin-off series, Fuller House.[2]

Aladdin[edit]

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.

Education[edit]

Weinger graduated from Harvard University in 1998 with a magna cum laude degree in English and American Literature.[3]

Writing and producing[edit]

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. He produced the 2002 short film The Cricket Player.

Personal life[edit]

Weinger has been married to TV writer/producer Rina Mimoun since 2008.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film and television roles
Year Title Role Notes
1988 Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach Shark Attack Kid
1988 Hemingway Patrick Hemingway TV miniseries
1989/90 Life Goes On Steve Smith 2 episodes
1990–91 The Family Man Steve Taylor 22 episodes
1991 Eerie, Indiana Eddie Episode: "ATM with a Heart of Gold"
1992 Aladdin Aladdin Voice role
1993 Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Himself Episode: "The Pied Pirates of Petra"
1994 The Return of Jafar Aladdin Voice role
1994 The Shaggy Dog Wilbert "Wilby" Daniels TV Movie
1991–95 Full House Steve Hale 50 episodes
1996 Aladdin and the King of Thieves Aladdin Voice role
1998 Aladdin's Arabian Adventures: Creatures of Invention Aladdin Voice role
1998 Aladdin's Arabian Adventures: Fearless Friends Aladdin Voice role
1998 Aladdin's Arabian Adventures: Magic Makers Aladdin Voice role
1998 Aladdin's Arabian Adventures: Team Genie Aladdin Voice role
1999 Hercules Aladdin TV series; voice role
1999 Walker, Texas Ranger Bradley Roberts Episode: "Full Recovery"
2001 Metropolis Atlas Voice role
2001 Mickey's House of Villains Aladdin Voice role
2001–02 House of Mouse Aladdin TV Series; voice role
2003 Shredder Cole Davidson
2005 Jasmine's Enchanted Tales: Journey of a Princess Aladdin Voice role
2005 Kingdom Hearts II Aladdin Video game (English version)
2006 Farce of the Penguins Horny penguin (voice) Uncredited[citation needed]
2006 What I Like About You Officer Rubin 4 episodes
2006 Scrubs Dr. Kershnar Episode: "My Coffee"
2012 Roulette Mike
2016 Fuller House Steve Hale Season 1: recurring; season 2: series regular (filming)[5]

Video games[edit]

Year Title Voice role
1997 Aladdin's MathQuest Aladdin
2001 Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge Aladdin
2002 Kingdom Hearts Aladdin
2007 Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix Aladdin (English version)
2011 Kinect Disneyland Adventures Aladdin
2014 Disney Infinity 2.0 Aladdin
2015 Disney Infinity 3.0 Aladdin

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