Samuel E. Wright (1946–2021)


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Samuel E. Wright was born on November 20, 1946 in Camden, South Carolina, USA as Samuel Ernest Wright. He is known for his work on The Little Mermaid (1989), Dinosaur (2000) and The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (2000). He was married to Amanda Wright. He died on May 24, 2021 in Montgomery, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Little Mermaid Sebastian
(1989)
Dinosaur Kron
(2000)
Bird Dizzy
(1988)

Filmography

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 2008 The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (Video)
Sebastian (voice)
 2005 Jonny Zero (TV Series)
Jericho / Dante
- Man Up (2005) ... Dante
- Diamonds & Guns (2005) ... Jericho
- To Serve and to Protect (2005) ... Jericho
- Bounty (2005) ... Jericho
- Lost and Found (2005) ... Jericho
 2001-2002 House of Mouse (TV Series)
Sebastian
- Pluto vs. Figaro (2002) ... Sebastian (voice)
- House of Magic (2002) ... Sebastian (voice)
- Ask Von Drake (2002) ... Sebastian (voice)
- Where's Minnie? (2002) ... Sebastian (voice)
- Max's Embarrassing Date (2002) ... Sebastian (voice)
 2002 The Little Mermaid DVD Read-Along (Video short)
Sebastian (voice)
 2000 Dinosaur
Kron (voice)
 2000 The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea (Video)
Sebastian (voice)
 1994-2000 Law & Order (TV Series)
Morris Stokely / Dubois / Jerome Osborn
- Trade This (2000) ... Morris Stokely
- Entrapment (1997) ... Dubois
- Competence (1994) ... Jerome Osborn
 2000 Disney's The Little Mermaid 2 (Video Game)
Sebastian (voice, as Sam Wright)
 1999 Giggles (Video)
Sebastian (voice)
 1999 Arcade Frenzy (Video Game)
Sebastian (voice)
 1997 Ariel's Story Studio (Video Game)
Sebastian (voice)
 1997 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Gil Jefferson
- Fade Out (1997) ... Gil Jefferson
 1992-1994 The Little Mermaid (TV Series)
Sebastian
- A Little Evil (1994) ... Sebastian (voice)
- Ariel's Treasures (1994) ... Sebastian
- The Beast Within (1994) ... Sebastian (voice)
- Heroes (1994) ... Sebastian (voice)
- Land of the Dinosaurs (1994) ... Sebastian (voice)
 1993 Marsupilami (TV Series short)
Sebastian
- Royal Foil/Flambe, Bombe/Jungle Fever (1993) ... Sebastian (voice)
- Cropsy Turvy/A Crabby Honeymoon/Safari So Good (1993) ... Sebastian (voice)
- A Spotless Record/A Boy and His Crab/Mars vs. Man (1993) ... Sebastian (voice)
- Wizard of Mars/TV Jeebies/The Puck Stops Here (1993) ... Sebastian (voice)
 1993 Strapped (TV Movie)
Dave
 1993 Queen (TV Mini Series)
Alfred
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Alfred
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Alfred
 1992 Raw Toonage (TV Series short)
Sebastian
- Draining Cats and Dogs/Mars vs. Man (1992) ... Sebastian (voice)
 1992 Disney's Ariel the Little Mermaid (Video Game)
Sebastian (voice)
 1990-1991 Little Mermaid's Island (TV Series)
Sebastian
- Tell the Truth (1991) ... Sebastian (voice)
- Sebastian's Birthday (1990) ... Sebastian (voice)
 1991 Sebastian's Caribbean Jamboree (Video short)
Sebastian / Self
 1991 Separate But Equal (TV Mini Series)
Artis Patterson
 1989 The Little Mermaid
Sebastian (voice)
 1989 Men (TV Series)
Rev. Williams
- When the Wind Blows (1989) ... Rev. Williams
 1988 Me and Him
Paramedic 1
 1988 Bird
Dizzy
 1988 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Dave Watkins
- Company Man (1988) ... Dave Watkins
 1986 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Morris
- The Gift of Amazing Grace (1986) ... Morris (as Sam Wright)
 1986 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Luke 'Lucky' Brown
- Act Five (1986) ... Luke 'Lucky' Brown
 1986 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Dr. Dan Morgan
- Close to Home (1986) ... Dr. Dan Morgan
 1985 Brass (TV Movie)
Capt. Michael Shore
 1983 All My Children (TV Series)
Bill Fisher
- Episode #1.3581 (1983) ... Bill Fisher
- Episode dated 22 April 1983 (1983) ... Bill Fisher (as Sam Wright)
 1982 The Neighborhood (TV Movie)
Moving Man
 1980-1981 Enos (TV Series)
Officer Turk Adams
- Forever Blowing Bubbles (1981) ... Officer Turk Adams
- Pistol Packing Enos (1981) ... Officer Turk Adams
- The Shaming of the Shrew (1981) ... Officer Turk Adams
- The Moonshiners (1981) ... Officer Turk Adams
- Cops at Sea (1981) ... Officer Turk Adams
 1979 Hollow Image (TV Movie)
Scottie
 1976 Ball Four (TV Series)
C. B. Travis
- What's a Nice Watch Like You Doing in a Place Like This? (1976) ... C. B. Travis (as Sam Wright)
- A Quiet Day at the Iroquois Hotel (1976) ... C. B. Travis (as Sam Wright)
- High-Flying Rookie (1976) ... C. B. Travis (as Sam Wright)
- The Unpractical Joke (1976) ... C. B. Travis (as Sam Wright)
- Work in Progress (1976) ... C. B. Travis (as Sam Wright)
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Other Works:

He acted in Elton John and Tim Rice's musical, "The Lion King,"at the New Amsterdam Theatre on Broadway in New York City with John Vickery, Geoff Hoyle, Tsidii Le Loka, Tom Alan Robbins, and Max Casella in the cast. Julie Taymor was director. See more »


Alternate Names:

Sam Wright

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)

Spouse:

Amanda Wright  (his death)  (3 children)

Children:

Wright, Keely
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Trivia:

Ran his own drama school called Hudson Valley Conservatory in Walden, New York See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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