Samuel E. Wright (born November 20, 1946) 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 2007, he 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.
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Samuel E Wright with (L-R) Pat Carroll, Tara Strong, Buddy Hackett and Jodi Benson at premier of The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea.
Sam Wright with Peggy Holmes at premiere of The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning.
- He was considered for the role of Qui-Gon Jinn in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.