Jodi Benson


10 Things You Didn’t Know about Jodi Benson

Jodi Benson has had the kind of acting career that you don’t see every day. From the stage to the screen, she has proven that she can put on a good show regardless of the medium. As a result, she has gotten to work on all kinds of different projects and she’s acted alongside some of the entertainment industry’s biggest names. Even after more than 30 years in the business, her career is still going strong and she has a lot left to share. Although it’s been a couple of years since her most recent on-screen appearance, it seems like only a matter of time before she decides to step in front of a camera again. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about Jodi Benson.
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Peoria benefit concert features Victor Solomon, Jodi Benson

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - A benefit concert Saturday night at Peoria’s Scottish Rite Theatre features some sensational singers. Peoria native and ‘The Voice’ finalist Victor Solomon is one of the soloists for tonight’s ‘A Heartland Homecoming’ festival. Solomon will join Jodi Benson,...
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An Interview With Jodi Benson

Actress and singer Jodi Benson is a 2011 recipient of The Disney Legends Award. She is the original voice of "Ariel" in The Little Mermaid and continued to voice the character in a variety of other related projects from straight-to-video sequels, toys and video games. On July 19, 2015, I...
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Jodi Benson Asks Fans to Help Save Samuel E. Wright’s Legacy

Whether you were born in the ’80s, ’90s, or 2000s, many Disney diehard fans will agree that one of Disney’s most beloved movies they ever created is The Little Mermaid. The 16-year-old mermaid named Ariel with dreams of leaving the sea and following her heart on land touched many viewers young and old. But Ariel wasn’t the only Disney character in The Little Mermaid that inspired Disney fans.

Rockford native Jodi Benson gives tribute to late Samuel E. Wright

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Samuel E. Wright, the voice of Sebastian the crab, Ariel’s sidekick in Disney’s The Little Mermaid has died at age 74. Rockford native and friend of Wright, Jodi Benson, gave a tribute to the late actor on her Instagram page. Not only was Samuel’s voice featured...
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Jodi Benson Voiced Multiple Characters in ‘The Little Mermaid’

When it comes to the classic animated Disney films, the voice actors who have brought our iconic and fan-favorite characters to life are just as beloved as the cartoon characters themselves!. When it comes to The Little Mermaid, almost any Disney fan can tell you that Jodi Benson is the...