Ellen Woodbury is an animator and sculptor, whose contributions to animation have included several Disney leading or title characters, such as Zazu from The Lion King.
Woodbury attended the Experimental Animation program at the California Institute of the Arts. Shortly afterward, she went into character animation. She has been supervising animator for two popular Disney characters, Zazu from The Lion King and Pegasus from Hercules
She has recently become a full-time sculptor in Loveland, Colorado, where she teaches "Character Animation" in the Art Institute of Colorado.