Ursula (The Little Mermaid)

Last Updated on: June 12th, 2024

ursula the little mermaid

Who is Ursula?

Ursula is a fictional character and the main antagonist in Disney’s 1989 animated film The Little Mermaid. She is a sea witch who offers to help Ariel, the Little Mermaid, to become human in exchange for Ariel’s voice and her soul. Ursula is known for her powerful and devious nature, and her ability to manipulate and deceive others. She is also known for her vengeful and sadistic personality, as well as her magical powers, and her two eel henchmen.

Interesting Facts and Stats:

  • She has had one voice throughout the years: Pat Carroll.
  • She is based on a Hans Christian Andersen character, The Sea Witch.
  • She has two alter-egos in the movies: Vanessa (human) and Arsulu (mermaid)

The Collection:

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

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Song Appearances

Poor Unfortunate Souls (Song)

“Poor Unfortunate Souls” is a song from the Disney animated film “The Little Mermaid“. The song is sung by the villainous sea witch Ursula, and…




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!


Fantasmic! | Disney World

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



SpectroMagic | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom’s extinct SpectroMagic parade including history, 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!


World of Color | Disneyland

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing World of Color show at Disneyland including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


Walt Disney’s Parade of Dreams | Disneyland

Here is everything you need to know about the extinct Walt Disney’s Parade of Dreams attraction at Disneyland including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!



Fantasmic! | Disneyland

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




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In the News

  • New Tech and New Songs Revealed For “The Little Mermaid” Musical Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, June 10, 2024
  • New ‘The Little Mermaid’ Show Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, December 20, 2023
  • Pat Carroll, Voice Of Ursula, Passes Away At 95, August 1, 2022
  • “The Little Mermaid Live!” Coming to Disney+ November 27, November 23, 2019
  • ‘The Little Mermaid Live!’ Ratings Swim To The Top Tuesday; ‘Emergence’ Rises, November 7, 2019