Ben Vereen (born October 10, 1946) is a lively and energetic dancer, singer, and actor.

His roles in Disney-related productions included appearing on The Muppet Show in episode 117, the Walt Disney episode "Walt Disney: One Man's Dream", hosting the 1985 Walt Disney World Very Merry Christmas Parade and the singer in the 1985 TV special Orange Bowl Parade (which also features costumed characters from Walt Disney World).