Aristotelis "Telly" Savalas (Αριστοτέλης "Τέλλυ" Σαβάλας; January 21, 1922 - January 22, 1994) was a Greek-American film and television actor and singer, whose career spanned four decades.

His only role in a Disney-related production was a tough guy at The El Sleezo Cafe in The Muppet Movie.

He, or more specifically his character Kojak, inspired the character Kojak in Recess: School's Out.