Lin-Manuel Miranda is an American actor, writer, composer, and rapper. He is best known for his Broadway stage shows In the Heights and Hamilton, which he created and originated the main roles of Usnavi de la Vega and Alexander Hamilton, respectively. A recording of Hamilton was released by Disney on July 3, 2020.
In 2015, Miranda (along with director J.J. Abrams) wrote and performed two songs for the film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Miranda is one of the composers and songwriters for Walt Disney Animation Studios' 56th animated feature film, Moana, performing on "We Know the Way" and the end credits version of "You're Welcome" with Jordan Fisher. Miranda even played Jack in Mary Poppins Returns and voices Fenton Crackshell-Cabrera/GizmoDuck in the new DuckTales.
|2012||The Odd Life of Timothy Green||Reggie||Walt Disney Pictures|
|2015||Star Wars: The Force Awakens||Composer/Performer: "Jabba Flow"||Lucasfilm|
|2016||Moana||Composer/Songwriter/Performer||Walt Disney Animation Studios|
|2017||DuckTales||Fenton Crackshell-Cabrera/Gizmoduck||Disney Television Animation|
|2018||Mary Poppins Returns||Jack||Walt Disney Pictures|
|2019||Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker||Resistance Trooper||Lucasfilm|
|2020||Hamilton||Alexander Hamilton||Walt Disney Pictures|
|2021||Encanto||Songwriter||Walt Disney Animation Studios|
- Miranda is a fan of The Little Mermaid. He even named his first son "Sebastian" after The Little Mermaid character of the same name.