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Name  Douglas Seale

Role  Film actor
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Born  28 October 1913 (1913-10-28) London, England, United Kingdom
Occupation  Actor/producer/director
Died  June 13, 1999, New York City, New York, United States
Spouse  Elaine Wodson (m. 1938), Louise Troy (m. ?–1994)
Children  Timothy Seale, Jonathan Seale
Parents  Margaret Law Seale, Robert Henry Seale
Movies and TV shows  Aladdin, Ernest Saves Christmas, The Rescuers Down Un, Rags to Riches, Almost an Angel
Similar People  Scott Weinger, Oliver Clark, Noelle Parker, Bill Byrge, John R Cherry III

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Douglas Seale (28 October 1913 – 13 June 1999) was an English actor, producer and director.


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He provided the voice of Krebbs the koala in The Rescuers Down Under (1990) and, two years later, the Sultan in Aladdin (1992) (with Val Bettin replacing him in the later productions). He also appeared in several films including Milos Forman's Amadeus (1984) and Ernest Saves Christmas (1988) in which he played Santa Claus. He appeared in the 1986 Christmas film, A Smoky Mountain Christmas, as Vernon. Douglas had a small starring role as Santa in Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories. In 1989, he appeared in the Family Ties episode "Get Me to the Living Room on Time".

He also played a character "Malcolm" in the 1995 game Phantasmagoria.


Seale's third wife (after two divorces) was American film, television and stage actress, Louise Troy. They were married until her death from breast cancer, aged 60, on 5 May 1994.

He died in New York City on 13 June 1999, aged 85, He was cremated and his ashes were scattered into the Atlantic Ocean, he was survived by his two sons and two grandchildren.

Selected filmography

  • Stop Press Girl (1949) - Jeweller's Assistant (uncredited)
  • Amadeus (1984) - Count Arco
  • Heaven Help Us (1985) - Brother Domenic
  • A Smoky Mountain Christmas (1986) - Vernon
  • Ernest Saves Christmas (1988) - Santa
  • Ghostbusters II (1989) - Plaza Hotel Man
  • A More Perfect Union (1989) - Lord Carmarthen
  • Mr. Destiny (1990) - Boswell
  • The Rescuers Down Under (1990) - Krebbs the Koala (voice)
  • Almost an Angel (1990) - Father
  • Aladdin (1992) - Sultan (voice)
  • For Love or Money (1993) - Freddy
  • Palookaville (1995) - Old Man (final film role)
  • References

    Douglas Seale Wikipedia

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