Samuel Edward Wright is an American actor and singer who voiced Sebastian in the 1989 Disney animated film The Little Mermaid and has reprised the role in various Disney projects until his retirement in 2008. Wright also voiced Kron in the 2000 Disney animated film Dinosaur.

He was nominated for two Tony Awards for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, including his role of Mufasa in The Lion King.

Disney Roles



  • He was considered for the role of Qui-Gon Jinn in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
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