Samuel E. Wright, Voice of Sebastian in "The Little Mermaid" Dies At 74

Tuesday, May 25th 2021, 4:15 pm
By: News On 6

TULSA, Oklahoma -

Voice actor and broadway performer Samuel E. Wright has died, according to his hometown of Montgomery, New York.

Wright is probably best known as the voice of Sebastian in 1989's "The Little Mermaid" and for originating the role of Mufasa in the Broadway adaptation of the Lion King. The town of Montgomery posted the news on its Facebook page on Tuesday mentioning his work with kids and his impact on the community.

Wright is survived by his wife and three children, he was 74-years-old.