Happy Birthday to Disney Legend, Buddy Hackett!
“My mother’s menu consisted of two choices: Take it or leave it.” -Buddy Hackett
Buddy Hackett, famed comedian, actor and 2003 Disney Legend honoree was born Leonard Hacker in Brooklyn, New York, August 31, 1924. He portrayed Tennessee Steinmetz in the 1969 live-action feature The Love Bug and supplied the voice for Scuttle the seagull in both the 1989 The Little Mermaid and the 2000 direct-to-video sequel The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea. (Fans know Hackett from such
films as The Music Man, It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, and Scrooged and from countless television appearances on variety shows and prime time sitcoms.)
The opening of the race way in Tomorrow Land, 2006. With special guest star Herbie the Love Bug and Buddy Hackett (announced in video as Leonard Hacker
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Herbie the Love Bug’s appearance in Finding Dory
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