Prince Eric (The Little Mermaid)

Last Updated on: June 13th, 2024

prince eric the little mermaidWho is Prince Eric?

Prince Eric is a fictional character and the love interest of Ariel in Disney’s 1989 animated feature film, The Little Mermaid. He is a human prince who Ariel falls in love with after saving him from drowning. He is the prince of a kingdom on the surface and is kind, brave and handsome. He is also known for his singing voice. He is also one of the few Disney Printers who does not have a speaking role in the movie but is still an important character. He is voiced by Christopher Daniel Barnes in the original film and its sequels and in the Disney Parks and other media.

Interesting Facts and Stats:

  • He has had three voices throughout the years: CD Barnes, Jeff Bennett and Rob Paulsen
  • He is based on a Hans Christian Andersen character.
  • To date, he has appeared in two movies: The Little Mermaid and The Little Mermaid II: Return to Sea.

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Here is the Internet’s largest collection of Eric -related movies, TV shows, toys and other products. As always, new pieces are added to this collection regularly.

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Park Appearances

The Little Mermaid – A Musical Adventure | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about the The Little Mermaid – A Musical Adventure show at Walt Disney World’s Disney’s Hollywood Studios including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Voyage of the Little Mermaid | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios’ Voyage of the Little Mermaid show including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Prince Eric’s Village Market | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing Prince Eric’s Village Market at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!



Share A Dream Come True Parade | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom’s extinct Share A Dream Come True Parade including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!




Storybook Land Canal Boats | Disneyland

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing Storybook Land Canal Boats attraction at Disneyland including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!




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  • “The Little Mermaid Live!” Coming to Disney+ November 27, November 23, 2019
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