Years later, he would guest-star on The Muppet Show and portray the insolent waiter in The Muppet Movie and George Banks in Touchstone Pictures' Father of the Bride and its sequel. He was also one of the Interstitial Hosts for Fantasia 2000 and in 2005, alongside Donald Duck, would host the attraction Disneyland: The First 50 Magical Years to celebrate the park's 50th anniversary.
He wrote the upcoming movie Magic Camp.
- He was originally considered for the role of Dodger in Disney's 1988 movie, Oliver & Company along with Burt Reynolds.
- He was considered for the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.
- He was also considered to voice Genie in Aladdin.
- He was considered for the role of Captain Jack Sparrow in Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.
- He was considered for the role of Inspector Gadget in the Inspector Gadget film along with Brendan Fraser, Kevin Kline, Steve Carell, and Chevy Chase.