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Kevin Clash

Kevin Clash About American voice actor and puppeteer who became known for bringing life to Elmo, as well as Clifford from the Muppets and Hoots the Owl from Sesame Street. Other Informations He made his first puppeteer performances for neighborhood children as a child. He has won over 22 Daytime Emmy Awards, as well as …

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Victor Yerrid

Victor Yerrid About Puppeteer with the Jim Henson Company who would perform Muppet characters for shows, movies and commercials. He performed Waldorf in Statler and Waldorf: From the Balcony and was a lead performer of the Jim Henson Company’s Puppet Up! improv show. Other Informations He worked on the TV series Bear in the Big Blue House …

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Harry Corbett

Harry Corbett About Puppeteer who created the glove puppet character Sooty, a small yellow bear who made several television appearances. Other Informations He was born deaf in one ear which limited his musical abilities and ambitions. However, it did not stop him from playing in his parents fish and chips restaurant growing up. He first …

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Tim Lagasse

Tim Lagasse About American puppeteer who has worked with shows such as Sesame Street, Chappelle’s Show and Crash & Bernstein. His work on the PBS Kids puppet TV show Between the Lions resulted in 3 Daytime Emmy Award nominations.  Other Informations He was the recipient of the University of Connecticut’s Jim Henson Memorial Prize in …

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Paul Winchell

Paul Winchell About Puppeteer behind Jerry Mahoney who also provided the cartoon voice for Tigger in Winnie the Poo. He also invented an artificial heart. Other Informations Growing up, he wanted to have a medical career. In the early ’50s he hosted The Paul Winchell Show. He married three times: he first got married to …

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Noreen Young

Noreen Young About Best known for her work as a puppeteer, she was the voice and hand behind the character of Dodie on the Canadian version of Sesame Street. She also created an acclaimed, late 1980s and early 1990s Canadian television series called Under the Umbrella Tree. Other Informations Early in her career, she appeared …

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Jim Henson

Jim Henson About Beloved puppeteer and creator of The Muppets, Sesame Street, and Fraggle Rock. He created the iconic puppets Kermit the Frog, Oscar the Grouch, and Bert and Ernie. Other Informations He created puppets for a children’s show on local TV called The Junior Morning Show. Another early show was Sam and Friends, which featured …

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Peter Linz

Peter Linz About Puppeteer who became well known for performing the character of Walter in the 2011 film The Muppets. He’d go on to earn credits in Muppets Most Wanted and the The Muppets ABC series. Other Informations He became a puppeteer in 1993 and earned his first notable puppeteer work in a show called The Puzzle …

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Martin P. Robinson

Martin P. Robinson About American puppeteer who created and worked the puppets for the 1986 film, Little Shop of Horrors and performed on Sesame Street. Other Informations He attended high school in Wisconsin and graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1974. He trained all the puppeteers of Sesame Tree, the Irish version …

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Warrick Brownlow-Pike

Warrick Brownlow-Pike About British puppeteer known for his work as the duo Ed and Oucho, consisting of himself and Ed Petrie. He has won acclaim for his work on CBBC children’s shows like Ed and Oucho’s Excellent Inventions and Transmission Impossible with Ed and Oucho. Other Informations He got his start as a muppet performer …

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Jerry Nelson

Jerry Nelson About Famous puppeteer who was on Sesame Sesame Street and The Muppet Show. Other Informations He performed the Muppet character, Mr. Snuffleupagus. He was also in the cartoon network series, Sheep in the Big City. He had a daughter with his wife, Jacqueline Nelson Gordon. He worked with Jim Henson.

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Frank Oz

Frank Oz About Puppeteer and voice actor behind iconic characters such as Yoda, Cookie Monster, and Miss Piggy. He co-directed The Dark Crystal with Jim Henson, then went on to direct the films The Muppets Take Manhattan and Little Shop of Horrors. In 2005, he voiced the robot in the film Zathura. Other Informations He …