Timon, an African meerkat, is one of the tritagonists of Disney's 1994 animated feature film, The Lion King. He also appears in the film's 1998 direct-to-video sequel, The Lion King II: Simba's Pride. In 2004, Timon finally got a starring role in the film's second direct-to-video sequel, The Lion King 1½, opposite long-time best friend, Pumbaa.
From 1995 to 1999, Timon co-starred with Pumba on his very own animated television series entitled Timon and Pumbaa.
In all film and television appearances, Timon is voiced by American actor, Nathan Lane.