Buddy Hackett (1924-2003) was a comedian who appeared in numerous films and television shows throughout his life, including playing Marcellus Washburn in The Music Man and voicing Scuttle for Disney's The Little Mermaid.
Inducted into the Disney Legends the year of his death, Hackett appeared in the The Love Bug many years before his voice over work for the company. Other credits include guest spots on Boy Meets World, Murder, She Wrote, The Love Boat, and Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. Voice over work includes the Rankin/Bass special Jack Frost and Garfield & Friends, and film appearances include It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World and Muscle Beach Party.
- In Muppets Tonight episode 109, William Shatner tells Miss Piggy that he wanted to get Buddy Hackett to narrate his audiobook, but he was too expensive.