Kenneth Mars is an American actor and voice artist best known for his roles in several Mel Brooks films (including The Producers and Young Frankenstein), for playing Otto Mannkusser in Malcolm in the Middle, and for playing King Triton in Disney's The Little Mermaid and in the Kingdom Hearts series.
Mars has appeared in almost 200 screen productions since his debut in the 1962 animated series The Jetsons.
In television he has appeared in numerous shows, including Gunsmoke; Wonder Woman; Hart To Hart; Cagney & Lacey; Magnum, P.I.; Murder, She Wrote; Remington Steele; The Twilight Zone; Hardcastle and McCormick; 227; Perfect Strangers; Star Trek: Deep Space Nine; L.A. Law; Hangin' with Mr. Cooper; Party Of Five; The Drew Carey Show; Nash Bridges; Just Shoot Me!; Becker; Will & Grace; and Hanna Montana.
He has acted in the following made-for-TV movies:
Shepherd's Flock (1971)
Second Chance (1972)
Guess Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1973)
Hello Mother, Goodbye! (1974)
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman (1975)
Someone I Touched (1975)
The New Original Wonder Woman (1975)
Columbo: The Bye-Bye Sky High I.Q. Murder Case (1977)
Heaven Only Knows (1979)
You Can't Take It with You (1979)
Before and After (1979)
The Rules of Marriage (1982)
Misfits of Science (1985)
Get Smart, Again! (1989)
She'll Take Romance (1990)
Basic Values: Sex, Shock & Censorship in the 90's (1993)
Runaway Virus (2000)
How to Marry a Billionaire: A Christmas Tale (2000)
Mars has also acted in numerous feature films, including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), Night Moves (1975), Protocol (1984), Illegally Yours (1988), The Little Mermaid (1989), Shadows and Fog (1992), and Thumbelina (1994).