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Who's Who? Wednesday

July 24, 2013



Simba is the wonderful character from the 1994 Walt Disney animated masterpiece, 'The Lion King.' He can also be seen in other films such as 'Mickey's House of Villains,' 'The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride,' 'Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse,' and 'The Lion King 1 '.' He has also appeared in the television shows House of Mouse and Timon and Pumbaa. He also is found in the video games The Lion King, Disney Universe, the Kingdom Hearts series, The Lion King 1 1/2, Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure, and Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion. Finally in other merchandise he can be found in toys, books, clothes, Disney art, vinylmations, and pins.

He lives in the Pride Lands and has many friends he can count on such as Timon, Sarabi, Zazu, Nala, Pumbaa, Rafiki, Mufasa, and the other good Disney characters. His enemies include Scar, Zira, Ed, Shenzi, Banzai, the rest of the Hyena's, and all of the Disney villains.

Lion King

Simba goes from a skinny cub to a very muscular king. He has yellow fur, a red tinted mane, and red eyes. He is very courageous, kind, brave, and adventurous. He has learned from his mistakes as a cub and is a very motivated and dominant king.

He was designed by Joe Grant and animated by Dale Baer, Mark Henn, Tom Bancroft, Randy Haycock, Ruben A. Aquino, Broose Johnson, Michael Cedeno, and T. Daniel Hofstedt. He has also been voiced by quite a few people over the years such as Matthew Broderick, Matt Weinberg, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Frank Welker, Jason Weaver, Cam Clarke, Evan Saucedo, and Joseph Williams.

Lion King

Simba can be found in Disney parks around the world in some form or another. He can be found in things such as Mickey's PhilharMagic, World of Color, The Legend of the Lion King, Mickey's Soundsational Parade, Sorcerer's of the Magic Kingdom, Festival of the Lion King, Fantasmic!, Walt Disney's Parade of Dreams, and Circle of Life: An Environmental Fable. He can also be found in reference form on the Disney Cruise Ships and in Disney on Ice shows. Finally he can be found at the Lion King themed portion of the Art of Animation resort in Walt Disney World.


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