He guest-starred in Episode 223 of The Muppet Show, voiced Ape in the George of the Jungle films and narrated Winnie the Pooh and Mickey Mouse Works cartoons, including "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "Around the World in Eighty Days", "The Nutcracker" and "Mickey's Mechanical House." He also played the role of Dr. Julius Plumford in Disney's Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book and a grizzled sergeant in Around the World in 80 Days. He voiced Bulldog in the 2013 Disney animated film Planes and Mecury in Valiant.
- He was considered for the role of Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit and expressed his interest of playing the part in the film. But both Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis refused thinking nobody would take a former member of Monty Python seriously as a sadistic villain.
- He was also originally intended to voice Cogsworth in Beauty and the Beast.