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Samuel E. Wright is a Actor American born on 20 november 1946 at Camden (USA)

Samuel E. Wright

Samuel E. Wright
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Nationality USA
Birth 20 november 1946 (72 years) at Camden (USA)

Samuel E. Wright (born November 20, 1946) is an American film and theater actor, voice actor and singer who is best known as the voice of Sebastian in Disney's The Little Mermaid, for which he provided the main vocals to "Under the Sea", which won the Academy Award for Best Original Song. Wright also played the part of Mufasa in the original cast of The Lion King on Broadway and voiced Kron the Iguanodon in Disney's CGI film Dinosaur.

Best films

Dinosaur (2000)
(Actor)
The Little Mermaid (1989)
(Actor)
Bird (1988)
(Actor)

Usually with

Frank Welker
Frank Welker
(5 films)
Jodi Benson
Jodi Benson
(4 films)
Howard Ashman
Howard Ashman
(1 films)
Pat Carroll
Pat Carroll
(4 films)
Bruno Choël
Bruno Choël
(3 films)
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Filmography of Samuel E. Wright (8 films)

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The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning, 1h17
Origin USA
Genres Musical theatre, Animation
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Transport films, Mermaids in film, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Sally Field, Jim Cummings, Tara Strong, Kari Wahlgren
Roles Sebastian (voice)
Rating63% 3.156153.156153.156153.156153.15615
King Triton and his wife, Queen Athena, rule over the underwater kingdom of Atlantica, which is filled with music and laughter. They have seven young daughters, the youngest of whom is Ariel. The merfolk are shown relaxing in a lagoon above water, and Triton gives Athena a music box. Suddenly, a pirate ship approaches. Everyone escapes except Athena, who is crushed by the ship when she tries to save the music box. Devastated by the death of his wife, Triton throws the music box away and bans music from the kingdom.
Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse, 1h5
Directed by Burny Mattinson, Roberts Gannaway
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Christmas films, Films about birds, Mise en scène d'un rongeur, Mise en scène d'une souris, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Carlos Alazraqui, Bill Farmer, Jeff Bennett, Russi Taylor
Rating67% 3.395643.395643.395643.395643.39564
A snowstorm leaves everyone in the House of Mouse stranded and "bah-humbug" Donald doesn't have any Christmas spirit. Mickey and all the other guests get hot chocolate and cookies to make Donald feel his Christmas spirit. The fun starts when Minnie gets the Christmas cartoons to watch. Their magical memories see to it that everyone has a holiday spirit, even Donald. At the end, everyone gets together and sings a musical number, "The Best Christmas of All".
Dinosaur
Dinosaur (2000)
, 1h19
Directed by Ralph Zondag
Origin USA
Genres Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Dinosaur films, La préhistoire, Animaux préhistoriques, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Musical films, Children's films
Actors D. B. Sweeney, Ossie Davis, Alfre Woodard, Max Casella, Hayden Panettiere, Samuel E. Wright
Roles Kron (voice)
Rating64% 3.248693.248693.248693.248693.24869
During the end of the Cretaceous era, an Iguanodon mother is forced to abandon her nest during a Carnotaurus attack. The one surviving egg journeys through several predicaments, before ending up on lemur island, where Plio names the hatched baby Aladar and raises him. Years later, Aladar and the lemurs take part in a mating season, where Zini goes without a mate. After the season ends, a meteor strikes and destroys the island, leaving Aladar, Plio, Yar, Zini and Suri, as the only survivors when they swim to the mainland. The family mourns for the loss of all lemurs before moving on.
The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea, 1h12
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Transport films, Mermaids in film, Witches in film, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Tara Strong, Pat Carroll, Buddy Hackett, Max Casella
Roles Sebastian (voice)
Rating56% 2.818752.818752.818752.818752.81875
Ariel and Eric celebrate the birth of their newborn daughter Melody on a ship at sea. Ariel's father King Triton presents Melody with a magic locket. The party is interrupted by Morgana, sister of the deceased Ursula, who threatens to cause Melody harm, using her as leverage to get Triton's trident. Ariel and Eric work together to foil Morgana's plan.
Alex Haley's Queen, 4h42
Directed by John Erman
Origin USA
Themes Films about slavery, Films about racism
Actors Halle Berry, Danny Glover, Christopher Allport, Jasmine Guy, Timothy Daly, Martin Sheen
Roles Alfred
Rating75% 3.793543.793543.793543.793543.79354
The series begins with the friendly relationship between James Jackson Jr. (Tim Daly), the son of the plantation owner, and one of the slaves, Easter (Jasmine Guy), at the Jackson estate, known as Forks of Cypress, near Florence in northern Alabama. James and Easter have grown up together (within the social limits of the plantation culture), and gradually their feelings for each other have developed into romance. Easter is the daughter of an African-American house slave, Captain Jack (Paul Winfield), and his true love, Annie, another slave, who is part-Cherokee, and who is no longer on the Jackson property.
The Little Mermaid, 1h23
Directed by Ron Clements, John Musker
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Musical, Animation, Romance
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Transport films, Mermaids in film, Witches in film, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Samuel E. Wright, Pat Carroll, Jason Marin, Kenneth Mars
Roles Sebastian (voice)
Rating75% 3.7969653.7969653.7969653.7969653.796965
Ariel, a sixteen-year-old mermaid princess, is dissatisfied with underwater life and is curious about the human world. With her best friend Flounder, Ariel collects human artifacts and goes to the surface of the ocean to visit Scuttle the seagull, who offers very inaccurate knowledge of human culture. She ignores the warnings of her father King Triton, the ruler of Atlantica, and his adviser and court composer Sebastian that contact between merpeople and humans is forbidden.
Bird
Bird (1988)
, 2h34
Directed by Clint Eastwood
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Jazz films, Musical films
Actors Forest Whitaker, Diane Venora, Samuel E. Wright, Keith David, Bill Cobbs, Diane Salinger
Roles Dizzy Gillespie
Rating71% 3.598213.598213.598213.598213.59821
Ce film est une interprétation cinématographique de la vie de Charlie Parker, alias "Bird" (Yardbird en VO), jazzman visionnaire et musicien accompli qui éleva le saxophone à un niveau d'expression inédit. Le film dépeint alternativement la jeunesse et la maturité de cet homme et de ce créateur de génie, sa carrière et ses drames personnels.
Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser, 1h30
Directed by Charlotte Zwerin
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Jazz films, Musical films
Actors Samuel E. Wright
Roles Narrator (voice)
Rating76% 3.8368053.8368053.8368053.8368053.836805
Entre 1967 et 1968, les freres Michael et Christian Blackwood suivent et filment pendant six mois Thelonious Monk pendant sa tournee europeenne. Il en resulte une emission pour la television allemande d'une heure. Douze ans plus tard ils en parlent a Bruce Ricker qui contacte aussitot Charlotte Zwerin, la realisatrice. Le financement est difficile mais grace a l'aide de Clint Eastwood, le film peut se realiser. Aux documents des freres Blackwod ont ete ajoutes des documents d'archives et des interviews recentes de ses musiciens.