: Played Grimsby in "The Little Mermaid" musical by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, Glenn Slater and Doug Wright (Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, New York, USA).
Did You Know?
I grew up on Disney movies and, as a kid, I always liked the villains. I loved everything about them - their scale and magic powers - that always appealed to me. So when I got the opportunity to take on Jafar for the film, it was a childhood dream come true.
Only actor to be a member of both the cast of Aladdin
(1992) and the 2011 Broadway cast (where he reprised his role of Jafar).