Frederick Allan "Rick" Moranis
is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, musician, singer, songwriter, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for his roles as Seymour Krelborn in the musical film version of Little Shop of Horrors
, Dark Helmet
(a parody of Darth Vader
) in Mel Brooks
(a parody of Star Wars
), and Louis Tully
in the Ghostbusters films
. He also played Barney Rubble
in the 1994 adaptation of The Flintstones
For Disney, he starred as bumbling inventor, Wayne Szalinski in Honey, I Shrunk the Kids and its sequels: Honey, I Blew Up the Kid, Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves, and the Disney theme park attraction based on the films, Honey, I Shrunk the Audience. He also voiced Rutt the moose in Brother Bear and Brother Bear 2. Additionally, he guest-starred in an episode of Muppets Tonight, and was also notably the featured celebrity of both the July and October 1992 issues of Disney Adventures. Peyton Reed attempted to get Moranis to make a cameo in the Marvel Studios film, Ant-man.
Rick with Baloo
on the cover of the first issue of Disney Adventures
Rick with Baby Herman
on the cover of Disney Adventures
Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas
as the McKenzie bros in Strange Brew
Rick Moranis at the 62nd Academy Awards in March 1990.
Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas behind the scenes of Brother Bear.