Voice of Sebastian who sang Disney favorite Under The Sea passes away at 74


Samuel E. Wright, the voice actor who played Sebastian in The Little Mermaid, has died at 74.


‘Sam was an inspiration to us all and along with his family established the Hudson Valley Conservator,’ officials from his hometown of Montgomery, New York said on the town’s.

‘On top of his passion for the arts and his love for his family, Sam was most known for walking into a room and simply providing PURE JOY to those he interacted with. He loved to entertain, he loved to make people smile and laugh and he loved to love,’ the statement read.


Wright famously provided the vocals for two of the 1989 film’s tracks, Kiss the Girl and Under the Sea, which went on to win the Academy Award for Original Song.

He had also participated in Disney endeavors including The Little Mermaid sequels and TV adaptation, as well as the 2000 film Dinosaur.

The cause of death is not ascertain yet.

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