JONATHAN ROBERTS (Screenwriter) received his first animation screenwriting credit on the 1994 blockbuster "The Lion King" and also contributed dialogue to the live-action family favorite "Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey." With Steve Bloom, he co-wrote the features "James and the Giant Peach" and "The Sure Thing."
Born in Boston, Roberts studied English literature at Brown University and took a summer graduate program on book and magazine publishing at Harvard before launching his career. His book credits include The 80s: A Look Back, The Official Preppy Handbook, which became a New York Times bestseller, and How to California.
Roberts created and wrote a television pilot called "Fast Times." His additional TV credits include a two-year stint on "Head of the Class" as co-producer as well as a season as writer/producer on "Beverly Hills, 90210."