Kenneth Mars was an American television, movie, and voice actor who is best noted for playing Franz Liebkind in The Producers (1968) and Inspector Kemp in Young Frankenstein (1974), both of which were directed by Mel Brooks. He also voiced Grandpa Longneck in many of the The Land Before Time sequels and the evil ringmaster Professor Screweyes in the 1993 Amblination film, We're Back! A Dinosaur Story.
For Disney, Mars voiced King Triton in The Little Mermaid (1989) and its sequel (2000). He also voiced Dr. Vile in The Little Mermaid series, Tuskernini in Darkwing Duck, Heimlich Mendu and Professor Buzz in TaleSpin, Gloomy the Clown in Bonkers, and a water buffalo in Jungle Cubs. His only live-action role for Disney was Marshal Woolly Bill Hitchcock in The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again.