SAMUEL E. WRIGHT Who Rendered his Voice for Iconic Crab “Sebastian “from “THE LITTLE MERMAID ” Passes Away

SAMUEL E . WRIGHT Died in his sleep on 24 MAY 2021. He has been suffering and diagnosed with prostate cancer 3 years ago. The Amazing Performance of the song “UNDER THE SEA ” from the film The Little Mermaid by SAMUEL E. WRIGHT song helped to receive an  “OSCAR ” for Best Original Song.


His full name is Samuel Edmund Wright born in South Carolina,  UNITED STATES on November 20, 1946. He started his acting career in the 1980s by appearing in CBS Television series. He married to Amanda Wright and has three children namely KEELY, Dee, and Sam.

Samuel was one of the influential pop singers and also ranked at first for being the popular Pop singer. In an interview with The Los Angeles Times in 1999 wright has answered to the question that ” Maybe not every actor say this, But if I didn’t want to be Immortal,  I wouldn’t be acting. I do want to make a little mark on Earth”.

On 24, May 2021 DEE, one of his daughters has conformed his death News to Hollywood Reporter that he died peacefully at his home while sleeping and the cause of death was chronic Prostate cancer at the age of 74.

SAMUEL E. WRIGHT: Acting Career 

Samuel has started his acting career with the Television series ” BALL FOUR ” , playing the role C.B TRAVIS, which started to air in 1976 and he acted in the Biographical film ” BIRD ” in 1988 which was directed by CLINT EAST WOOD. Altogether he worked for 8 films in which The Little Mermaid and that too rendering his Voice for the memorable Character CRAB SEBASTIAN in 1989 has earned him popularity.

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Before starting his official Acting career he has worked for Theatres too and this happened during 1970’s with its debut by ” Jesus Christ Superstar ‘ in 1971 . His attachment with Disney started with The Little Mermaid and later he worked for the Mufasa from The Lion King and gave his voice to the character  ” KRON The IGUANODON “.

His final work was also for Disney, Samuel had to voice for the character Sebastian in The Little Mermaid PREQUAL Ariel’s Beginning. Samuel was not just an amazing actor but was a well-established singer too, he made a huge impact in his Home Town “MONTGOMERY”.

The Tribute continues as the Town of MONTGOMERY mourns for the huge loss, he made an impact by inspiring and being a role model to youth by teaching them to reach higher and deeper to become the best version of themselves.  He used to entertain people and make them laugh and he loved to be loved ” .

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