Scott Weinger

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Scott Weinger
Alma mater Harvard University
Occupation Actor, writer, producer
Years active 1988–present
Spouse(s) Rina Mimoun

Scott Weinger is an American actor, writer and producer, best known as the voice of the title character in Disney's Aladdin. Weinger would reprise the role in two direct-to-video sequels, a Disney Channel television series, and the Kingdom Hearts series. He is also well known for playing D.J. Tanner's boyfriend "Steve Hale" on Full House for fifty episodes spanning four seasons. He is a writer and producer for television, including for ABC's Galavant and Black-ish. He is currently a co-executive producer of ABC's The Muppets.[1]


Weinger's first professional acting work was a national commercial for Ideal Toys.[2] 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. Weinger is scheduled to reprise the role of Steve Hale on the Full House spin-off series, Fuller House.[3]


Weinger was cast as Aladdin, the street urchin in Walt Disney Pictures' animated feature film Aladdin. He would reprise 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 Harvard University in 1998 with a magna cum laude degree in English and American Literature.[4]

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.[5]


Year Title Role Notes
1988 Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach Shark Attack Kid
1988 Hemingway Patrick Hemingway TV mini-series
1989-1990 Life Goes On Steve Smith TV Series
1990-1991 The Family Man Steve Taylor TV series
1991 Eerie, Indiana Eddie TV series
1992 Aladdin Aladdin Voice
1994 The Return of Jafar Aladdin Voice
1994 The Shaggy Dog Wilbert "Wilby" Daniels TV Movie
1991-1995 Full House Steve Hale TV Series
1996 Aladdin and the King of Thieves Aladdin Voice
1997 Aladdin's MathQuest Aladdin (voice) Video game
1998 Aladdin's Arabian Adventures: Creatures of Invention Aladdin Voice
1998 Aladdin's Arabian Adventures: Fearless Friends Aladdin Voice
1998 Aladdin's Arabian Adventures: Magic Makers Aladdin Voice
1998 Aladdin's Arabian Adventures: Team Genie Aladdin Voice
1999 Hercules Aladdin TV series
1999 Walker, Texas Ranger Bradley Roberts TV series
2001 Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge Aladdin (voice) Video Game
2001 Metropolis Atlas Voice
2001 Mickey's House of Villains Aladdin Voice
2002 Kingdom Hearts Aladdin (voice) Video Game
2001-2002 House of Mouse Aladdin (voice) TV Series
2003 Shredder Cole Davidson
2005 Jasmine's Enchanted Tales: Journey of a Princess Aladdin Voice
2005 Kingdom Hearts II Aladdin (voice) Video game (English Version)
2006 Farce of the Penguins Horny penguin (voice) Uncredited
2006 What I Like About You Officer Rubin TV Series
2006 Scrubs Dr. Kershnar
2007 Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix Aladdin (voice) Video Game (English version)
2011 Kinect Disneyland Adventures Aladdin (voice) Video Game
2012 Roulette Mike
2013 Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix Aladdin Video Game, voice (archive audio)
2014 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix Aladdin Video Game, voice (archive audio)
2015 Disney Infinity 3.0 Aladdin Video Game
2016 Fuller House Steve Hale Main role


  1. ^ "Scott Weinger IMDB page". Retrieved 2016-01-12. 
  2. ^ "Commodore Amiga TV Ad - Celebrities". Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Elizabeth Wagmeister (2015-07-17). "‘Fuller House’ Brings Back Steve: Scott Weinger Joining Netflix Series". Retrieved 2015-07-17. 
  4. ^ Jaimie Etkin (2012-09-22). "'Full House' Cast: Where Are They Now; Interviews With Dave Coulier, Jodie Sweetin, Lori Loughlin And More". Retrieved 2015-11-11. 
  5. ^ Samantha Rullo (2014-06-12). "Whatever Happened to Steve from 'Full House?' The Ivy League Grad Is Still Working in TV". Retrieved 2015-11-11. 

External links[edit]