René Auberjonois – Voice of Chef Louis in ‘The Little Mermaid’ – Passes Away at 79

René Auberjonois, a beloved TV and film actor, died at his home in Los Angeles on December 8, 2019, due to metastatic lung cancer. He was 79.

Auberjonois was well-known for his voice roles, particularly in Disney’s 1989 classic The Little Mermaid, where he was the voice actor for Chef Louis who also sang the memorable Les Poissons. Fans of The Princess Diaries might recognize him as the voice of Mia Thermopolis’ father, Prince Philippe Renaldi. In addition to lending his voice to Disney films, he was a part of Star Trek, ABC’s long-running sitcom Benson, and Boston Legal.

Source: MSN