Maurice from Beauty and the Beast Disney character
Maurice is a major character in Disney's 1991 animated feature film Beauty and the Beast.
He is the village inventor and Belle's loving father. However, he is considered by the majority of the village to be insane.
Maurice is working on a machine that automatically chops up firewood. Once it is successfully working, he leaves for the County Fair to display his invention. However, he is unable to make it to the fair due to getting lost in the woods. After going down a path that results in the loss of his horse Philippe and cart, and being attacked and nearly killed by a pack of rabid wolves, he winds up at the gate of a dark castle. When he enters the castle to stay for the night, aici se intalneste Lumière and Cogsworth. Feeling compassion for the old man, Lumière offers Maurice to the Beast's chair where he sits down and is offered tea by Mrs. Potts the teapot and her son Chip the teacup, but he ends up being locked up by the Beast, the castle's master.
Maurice is short, obese, elderly, fair skin, half bald, white hair, thickly mustachioed, green eyes, thick gray eyebrows. He aslo is cheerful, kind, creative, innocent, inventive, caring, loving, smart, absent-minded, fatherly, brave, easily fooled, eccentric. His enemies are Gaston and Lefou.
He is voiced by Rex Everhart.
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