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* '''[[Frank Oz]]''' — 1975-2000
 
* '''[[Frank Oz]]''' — 1975-2000
 
* '''[[Eric Jacobson]]''' — 2002-present
 
* '''[[Eric Jacobson]]''' — 2002-present
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* [[Rob Mills]] — [[Episode 112: Food|Episode 112]] of ''[[The Jim Henson Hour]]'' (1989)
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* [[Kevin Clash]] — [[Episode 107: Sandra Bullock|Episode 107]] of ''[[Muppets Tonight]]''
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* [[John Kennedy]] — 2002-2003
 
* [[Drew Massey]] — ''[[Statler and Waldorf: From the Balcony]]'', Episode 9 (2005)
 
* [[Drew Massey]] — ''[[Statler and Waldorf: From the Balcony]]'', Episode 9 (2005)
   
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* '''[[Jim Henson]]''' — 1975-1990
 
* '''[[Jim Henson]]''' — 1975-1990
 
* '''[[Bill Barretta]]''' — 2005-present
 
* '''[[Bill Barretta]]''' — 2005-present
* [[John Kennedy]] — [[Dr._Teeth#Casting_History|various]] (1991-2003)
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* John Kennedy — [[Dr._Teeth#Casting_History|various]] (1991-2003)
 
* [[Victor Yerrid]] — ''[[From the Balcony]]'' episode 9 (2005)
 
* [[Victor Yerrid]] — ''[[From the Balcony]]'' episode 9 (2005)
   
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* '''Frank Oz''' — 1976-2000
 
* '''Frank Oz''' — 1976-2000
 
* '''Eric Jacobson''' — 2002-present
 
* '''Eric Jacobson''' — 2002-present
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* Victor Yerrid — ''[[Muppets Ahoy!]]'' (2006)
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===[[Gonzo]]===
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* '''[[Dave Goelz]]''' — 1976-present
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* Jim Henson — ''[[Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass]]'' (1974), the original pilot version of [[Episode 101: Juliet Prowse|Episode 101]] of ''[[The Muppet Show]]'' (1976)
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* [[Brett O'Quinn]] — ''[[Muppets Ahoy!]]'' (2006)
   
 
===[[Janice]]===
 
===[[Janice]]===
* '''Richard Hunt''' — 1977-1990
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* '''Richard Hunt''' — 1977-1991
 
* [[Eren Ozker]] — 1976-1977
 
* [[Eren Ozker]] — 1976-1977
 
* '''[[David Rudman]]''' — 2008-present
 
* '''[[David Rudman]]''' — 2008-present
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* [[Brian Henson]] — 2002-2003
 
* [[Brian Henson]] — 2002-2003
 
* [[Tyler Bunch]] — ''[[The Muppets' Wizard of Oz]]'' (2005)
 
* [[Tyler Bunch]] — ''[[The Muppets' Wizard of Oz]]'' (2005)
* John Lovelady — ''[[Julie Andrews: My Favorite Things]]'' (1975)
 
   
 
===[[Kermit the Frog]]===
 
===[[Kermit the Frog]]===
 
* '''Jim Henson''' — 1955-1990
 
* '''Jim Henson''' — 1955-1990
 
* '''Steve Whitmire''' — 1990-present
 
* '''Steve Whitmire''' — 1990-present
* John Kennedy — [[Muppetfest]] (2001), [[Muppets Ahoy!]] (2006)
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* John Kennedy — [[Muppets Ahoy!]] (2006)
 
* [[Artie Esposito]] — ''[[America's Got Talent]]'', the [[MTV Video Music Awards]], [[D23 Expo]] (2009)
 
* [[Artie Esposito]] — ''[[America's Got Talent]]'', the [[MTV Video Music Awards]], [[D23 Expo]] (2009)
 
* Unknown — off-screen dialogue for some portions of ''[[The Case of the Stolen Show]]'' (2012)
 
* Unknown — off-screen dialogue for some portions of ''[[The Case of the Stolen Show]]'' (2012)
   
 
===[[Link Hogthrob]]===
 
===[[Link Hogthrob]]===
* '''Jim Henson''' — 1976-1990
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* '''Jim Henson''' — 1977-1990
 
* '''Steve Whitmire''' — 2000-present
 
* '''Steve Whitmire''' — 2000-present
   
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===[[Miss Piggy]]===
 
===[[Miss Piggy]]===
 
* '''Frank Oz''' — 1976-2002
 
* '''Frank Oz''' — 1976-2002
* '''Eric Jacobson''' — 2002-present
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* '''Eric Jacobson''' — 2001-present
 
* Jerry Nelson — ''[[Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass]]'' (1974)
 
* Jerry Nelson — ''[[Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass]]'' (1974)
 
* Fran Brill — ''[[The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence]]'' (1975)
 
* Fran Brill — ''[[The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence]]'' (1975)
 
* Richard Hunt — ''[[The Muppet Show]]'' Season 1 (1976-1977)
 
* Richard Hunt — ''[[The Muppet Show]]'' Season 1 (1976-1977)
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* Victor Yerrid — ''Muppets Ahoy!'' (2006)
   
 
===[[The Newsman]]===
 
===[[The Newsman]]===
 
* '''Jim Henson''' — 1976-1989
 
* '''Jim Henson''' — 1976-1989
* Jerry Nelson — [[Muppets Inside]] (1996)
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* Jerry Nelson — ''[[Muppets Inside]]'' (1996)
* Brian Henson — [[The Muppet Show Live]] (2001), [[Muppets Party Cruise]] (2003)
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* Brian Henson — ''[[The Muppet Show Live]]'' (2001), ''[[Muppets Party Cruise]]'' (2003)
 
* '''Steve Whitmire''' — 2008-present
 
* '''Steve Whitmire''' — 2008-present
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===[[Pepe the King Prawn]]===
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* '''Bill Barretta''' — 1996-present
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* Drew Massey — "Test Pilot" of ''[[Statler & Waldorf: From the Balcony]]''
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===[[Pops]]===
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*'''Jerry Nelson''' — 1980-2002
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*'''Matt Vogel''' — 2011-present
   
 
===[[Robin the Frog]]===
 
===[[Robin the Frog]]===
 
*'''Jerry Nelson''' — 1971 - 2003
 
*'''Jerry Nelson''' — 1971 - 2003
 
*'''Matt Vogel''' — 2008 - present
 
*'''Matt Vogel''' — 2008 - present
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*Drew Massey — Muppets Ahoy! (2006)
   
 
===[[Rowlf the Dog]]===
 
===[[Rowlf the Dog]]===
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* '''Frank Oz''' — 1975-2000
 
* '''Frank Oz''' — 1975-2000
 
* '''Eric Jacobson''' — 2005-present
 
* '''Eric Jacobson''' — 2005-present
* Kevin Clash — ''[[It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie]]'' (2002)
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* Kevin Clash — ''[[It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie]]'' (2002), ''[[Muppet Party Cruise]]'' (2003 - voice only)
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* John Kennedy — ''[[It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie]]'' (2002 - puppeteer only)
 
* Drew Massey — ''[[Statler and Waldorf: From the Balcony]]'' Episodes 11, 15, 18 and 33 (2005-2006)
 
* Drew Massey — ''[[Statler and Waldorf: From the Balcony]]'' Episodes 11, 15, 18 and 33 (2005-2006)
   
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* '''Richard Hunt''' — 1976-1991
 
* '''Richard Hunt''' — 1976-1991
 
* '''David Rudman''' — 2008-present
 
* '''David Rudman''' — 2008-present
* [[Adam Hunt]] — ''[[Muppets from Space]]'' (voice only)
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* [[Adam Hunt]] — ''[[Muppets from Space]]'' (1999 - voice only)
* Matt Vogel — ''[[Muppet RaceMania]]'' (voice only)
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* Matt Vogel — ''[[Muppet RaceMania]]'' (2000 - voice only)
* Brian Henson — ''[[It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie]]''
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* Brian Henson — ''[[It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie]]'' (2002), ''[[Muppet Party Cruise]]'' (2003 - voice only)
* [[Rickey Boyd]] — ''[[The Muppets' Wizard of Oz]]''
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* [[Rickey Boyd]] — ''[[The Muppets' Wizard of Oz]]'' (2005)
   
 
===[[Statler and Waldorf|Statler]]===
 
===[[Statler and Waldorf|Statler]]===
* '''Richard Hunt''' — 1976-1990
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* '''Richard Hunt''' — 1976-1991
* '''Jerry Nelson''' - 1975, 1992-2003
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* '''Jerry Nelson''' 1975, 1992-2003
 
* '''Steve Whitmire''' — 2002-present
 
* '''Steve Whitmire''' — 2002-present
 
* Drew Massey — 2005-2006
 
* Drew Massey — 2005-2006
* Bill Barretta — ''[[Jimmy Kimmel Live]]'' (2003)
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* Bill Barretta — ''[[Jimmy Kimmel Live]]'' (2003), ''[[Muppets Most Wanted]]'' (shot later dubbed over by Whitmire) (2014)
   
 
===[[The Swedish Chef]]===
 
===[[The Swedish Chef]]===
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===[[Sweetums]]===
 
===[[Sweetums]]===
* '''Richard Hunt''' — 1976-1991
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* '''Richard Hunt''' — 1975-1991
 
* '''[[John Henson]]''' — 1996-2005
 
* '''[[John Henson]]''' — 1996-2005
 
* '''Matt Vogel''' — 2009-present
 
* '''Matt Vogel''' — 2009-present
* Jerry Nelson — ''[[The Frog Prince]]'' (1971 - puppeteer only)
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* Jerry Nelson — ''Muppet RaceMania'' (2000 - voice only)
 
* [[Carl Banas]] — ''[[The Frog Prince]]'' (1971 - voice only)
 
* [[Carl Banas]] — ''[[The Frog Prince]]'' (1971 - voice only)
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* Jim Henson — ''[[Cher]]'' (1975 - "Something" musical number), "[[A Nice Girl Like Me]]" on The Muppet Show [[Episode 114: Sandy Duncan|Episode 114]]
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* Steve Whitmire — [[Jim Frawley's Camera Tests]] for ''[[The Muppet Movie]]'' (1978)
 
* [[Rob Mills]] — ''[[The Jim Henson Hour]]'' (1989 - [[Episode 107: Health and Fitness]])
 
* [[Rob Mills]] — ''[[The Jim Henson Hour]]'' (1989 - [[Episode 107: Health and Fitness]])
 
* David Rudman — ''[[The Cosby Show]]'' (1990 - Episode 138 ''Cliff's Nightmare'')
 
* David Rudman — ''[[The Cosby Show]]'' (1990 - Episode 138 ''Cliff's Nightmare'')
* Victor Yerrid — ''[[Family Feud]]'' (2001), Barnes & Noble promotion (2003), ''[[Statler and Waldorf: From the Balcony]]'' Episode 13
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* Victor Yerrid — ''[[Family Feud]]'' (2001), Barnes & Noble promotion (2003), ''[[Statler and Waldorf: From the Balcony]]'' Episode 13 (2005), ''Muppets Ahoy!'' (2006)
 
* [[Noel MacNeal]] — ''[[A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa]]'' (2008)
 
* [[Noel MacNeal]] — ''[[A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa]]'' (2008)
 
* [[Ed Christie]] — filling in for John Henson on a few occasions
 
* [[Ed Christie]] — filling in for John Henson on a few occasions
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===[[Uncle Deadly]]===
 
===[[Uncle Deadly]]===
 
* '''Jerry Nelson''' — 1976-1979
 
* '''Jerry Nelson''' — 1976-1979
* '''Matt Vogel''' — 2011
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* '''Matt Vogel''' — 2011 to present
   
 
===[[Statler and Waldorf|Waldorf]]===
 
===[[Statler and Waldorf|Waldorf]]===
 
* '''Jim Henson''' — 1975-1990
 
* '''Jim Henson''' — 1975-1990
 
* '''Dave Goelz''' — 1992-present
 
* '''Dave Goelz''' — 1992-present
* Victor Yerrid — 2005-2006
 
 
* Jerry Nelson — ''[[Muppet Meeting Films]]'' (1974) (as [[P. Fenton Cosgrove]])
 
* Jerry Nelson — ''[[Muppet Meeting Films]]'' (1974) (as [[P. Fenton Cosgrove]])
* [[John Lovelady]] — ''[[Des O'Connor Entertains]]'' (1976)
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* John Lovelady — ''[[Des O'Connor Entertains]]'' (1976)
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* Victor Yerrid — 2005-2006
   
 
==''[[Sesame Street]]''==
 
==''[[Sesame Street]]''==
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* Martin P. Robinson — 1990s-2006
 
* Martin P. Robinson — 1990s-2006
 
* '''Tyler Bunch''' — 2007-present
 
* '''Tyler Bunch''' — 2007-present
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* Matt Vogel — 2013
   
 
===[[Cookie Monster]]===
 
===[[Cookie Monster]]===
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* [[Joe Raposo]] — in "[[Everyone Likes Ice Cream]]" (voice)
 
* [[Joe Raposo]] — in "[[Everyone Likes Ice Cream]]" (voice)
 
* [[Caroll Spinney]] — in a 1969 sketch in which various monsters whisper the letter C.
 
* [[Caroll Spinney]] — in a 1969 sketch in which various monsters whisper the letter C.
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===[[Count von Count]]===
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* '''Jerry Nelson''' — 1972-2012
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* '''Matt Vogel''' — 2013-present
   
 
===[[Dr. Nobel Price]]===
 
===[[Dr. Nobel Price]]===
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===[[Elmo]]===
 
===[[Elmo]]===
*'''Kevin Clash''' — 1985-present
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*'''Kevin Clash''' — 1985-2012
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*'''[[Ryan Dillon]]''' — 2013-present
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*Jerry Nelson — "[[We Are All Monsters]]" sketch (1980)
 
*Brian Muehl — 1980-1984
 
*Brian Muehl — 1980-1984
 
*Richard Hunt — 1984
 
*Richard Hunt — 1984
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*[[Peter Linz]] — launch of ''[[Spaghetti Space Chase]]'' (2013)
   
 
===[[Ernie]]===
 
===[[Ernie]]===
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*'''Steve Whitmire''' — 1993-present
 
*'''Steve Whitmire''' — 1993-present
 
* John Tartaglia — ''[[Play with Me Sesame]]'' (2003)
 
* John Tartaglia — ''[[Play with Me Sesame]]'' (2003)
* Unknown voice-over for ''[[SeaWorld stage shows#Christmas stage shows (seasonal only)|A Sesame Street Christmas]]'' stage show (2009)
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* [[Billy Barkhurst]] ''[[SeaWorld stage shows#Christmas stage shows (seasonal only)|A Sesame Street Christmas]]'' stage show (2009), ''[[Can't Stop Singing]]'' (2012), ''[[Make a New Friend]]'' (2013), [[Season 45 (2014)|season 45]] and Vine video (2014)
   
 
===[[Forgetful Jones]]===
 
===[[Forgetful Jones]]===
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* '''Eric Jacobson''' — 2005-present
 
* '''Eric Jacobson''' — 2005-present
 
* [[Don Reardon]] — ''[[Let's Make a Word]]'' CD-ROM game ''(voice only)''
 
* [[Don Reardon]] — ''[[Let's Make a Word]]'' CD-ROM game ''(voice only)''
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===[[Herry Monster]]===
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* '''Jerry Nelson''' — 1970-2003
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*Tyler Bunch — 2013
   
 
===[[Kermit the Frog]]===
 
===[[Kermit the Frog]]===

Latest revision as of 02:25, November 14, 2014

KermitRecast

The two performers of Kermit the Frog
Jim Henson (1955-1990) and Steve Whitmire (1990-present)

A list of instances in which a character was recast with another performer. Main performers are marked in bold; cases in which someone held a puppet up in the background of a group shot are not included. If a performer was cast as that character in only one production (or for only one year), the title of that production is noted. If the performer performed the character for more than one production, a date range is listed. For further details, see the Casting History section of the respective character page on the wiki (linked in the header).

The MuppetsEdit

AnimalEdit

BeakerEdit

Dr. TeethEdit

Floyd PepperEdit

Fozzie BearEdit

  • Frank Oz — 1976-2000
  • Eric Jacobson — 2002-present
  • Victor Yerrid — Muppets Ahoy! (2006)

GonzoEdit

JaniceEdit

Kermit the FrogEdit

Link HogthrobEdit

  • Jim Henson — 1977-1990
  • Steve Whitmire — 2000-present

Lew ZealandEdit

  • Jerry Nelson — 1978-2003
  • Matt Vogel — 2008-present
  • Bill Barretta — 2002-2005

Mahna MahnaEdit

  • Jim Henson — 1969-1976
  • Bill Barretta — 2001-present

Miss PiggyEdit

The NewsmanEdit

Pepe the King PrawnEdit

PopsEdit

  • Jerry Nelson — 1980-2002
  • Matt Vogel — 2011-present

Robin the FrogEdit

  • Jerry Nelson — 1971 - 2003
  • Matt Vogel — 2008 - present
  • Drew Massey — Muppets Ahoy! (2006)

Rowlf the DogEdit

  • Jim Henson — 1962-1990
  • Bill Barretta — 1996-present

Sam the EagleEdit

ScooterEdit

StatlerEdit

  • Richard Hunt — 1976-1991
  • Jerry Nelson — 1975, 1992-2003
  • Steve Whitmire — 2002-present
  • Drew Massey — 2005-2006
  • Bill Barretta — Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003), Muppets Most Wanted (shot later dubbed over by Whitmire) (2014)

The Swedish ChefEdit

SweetumsEdit

Uncle DeadlyEdit

  • Jerry Nelson — 1976-1979
  • Matt Vogel — 2011 to present

WaldorfEdit

Sesame StreetEdit

BarkleyEdit

BertEdit

  • Frank Oz — 1969-present
  • Eric Jacobson — 1997-present

Betty LouEdit

  • Fran Brill — various (1970s - 1980s)
  • Lisa Buckley — 1993-1998
  • Marilyn Sokol — 1974-1975
  • Frank Oz — 1969 (including Pick Your Pet, where she's called Lucy Jones)
  • Jim Henson
  • Caroll Spinney

The Big Bad WolfEdit

  • Jerry Nelson — 1971-2012
  • Kevin Clash — various (1980s - 2000s)
  • Joey Mazzarino — 1990s-2006
  • Martin P. Robinson — 1990s-2006
  • Tyler Bunch — 2007-present
  • Matt Vogel — 2013

Cookie MonsterEdit

Count von CountEdit

  • Jerry Nelson — 1972-2012
  • Matt Vogel — 2013-present

Dr. Nobel PriceEdit

  • Brian Muehl — 1979-1984
  • Kevin Clash — 1984-1988

ElmoEdit

ErnieEdit

Forgetful JonesEdit

  • Michael Earl — 1979-1981
  • Richard Hunt — 1981-1992

Gladys the CowEdit

GoldilocksEdit

GroverEdit

  • Frank Oz — 1969-present
  • Eric Jacobson — 1997-present

Guy SmileyEdit

Herry MonsterEdit

  • Jerry Nelson — 1970-2003
  • Tyler Bunch — 2013

Kermit the FrogEdit

  • Jim Henson — 1955-1990
  • Steve Whitmire — 1990-present

Mr. SnuffleupagusEdit

  • Jerry Nelson — 1971-1978
  • Michael Earl — 1978-1980
  • Martin P. Robinson — 1980-present

Sherry NetherlandEdit

Sonny FriendlyEdit

  • Richard Hunt — 1986-1992
  • David Rudman — 1992-2000

Telly MonsterEdit

Two-Headed MonsterEdit

  • Peter Friedman and Richard Hunt — ca. 1978
  • Richard Hunt and Jerry Nelson — ca. 1980-1991
  • David Rudman and Jerry Nelson — 1992 – 2000
  • David Rudman and Joey Mazzarino — 2001-present

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