Princess Ariel coming to Salt Lake Comic Con 2017

Benson to be first Disney Princess to appear at Salt Lake Comic Con

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – Organizers announced a Disney Princess is joining the long list of celebrity guests for "Utah's favorite pop culture event."

Actress Jodi Benson will appear at Salt Lake Comic Con 2017 all three days. Benson has received worldwide recognition and critical acclaim as the voice of “Ariel” in the Academy Award-winning Walt Disney animated feature film, The Little Mermaid. She is also known as well as the bubbly voice of “Tour Guide Barbie” in Disney’s Toy Story 2

She also gave life to the spirited “Weebo” in Disney’s live action Flubber, starring Robin Williams. For Warner Brothers, she created the spirited voice of “Thumbelina.”.

Jodi’s recent projects include The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning, The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea as “Ariel”, Lady and the Tramp 2: Scamp’s Adventure as “Lady”, 101 Dalmatians 2: Patch’s London Adventure as “Anita”, Dreamwork’s animated movie Joseph: King of Dreams as his wife “Asenath” starring Ben Affleck and in Balto: Wolf Quest and Balto III: Wings of Change as “Jenna” for Universal Studios. 
She appears as “Sam” (Patrick Dempsey’s assistant) in Disney’s feature film Enchanted as a real person – with legs!
Salt Lake Comic Con 2017 is September 21-23 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. 
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