16 Animated Characters Who Were Modeled After Super-Famous Celebs
URSULA WAS INSPIRED BY HARRIS GLENN MILSTEAD/DIVINE
From Ursula’s fancy jewelry, full body-shape, and bold makeup, it’s clear that the animators kept the legendary drag queen, Divine, in mind while creating the evil sea witch. However, Glenn Milstead unfortunately never got to see the end result because he passed away a year beforeÂ The Little MermaidÂ got released. According to Jeffrey Schwarz, the documentarian who madeÂ I Am Divine, the entertainer “would have wanted to play the part himself.â€ That definitely would’ve been a treat.