Mel Welles (1924-2005) was an American actor. He had the distinction of playing Mr. Mushnick in Roger Corman's original film version of The Little Shop of Horrors.
- The Undead (Experiment #806) - as Digger Smolkin
- Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (Experiment #1111) - as Caedmon
Mr. Welles was name-checked by the SOL crew during the credits of both of the films in which he appeared. During The Undead, his name prompts Mike to riff "Hail, friend, and Mel Welles.". During Wizards II, his name prompts Servo to say "Hell's bells, it's Mel Welles!".