Lars Junker Thiesgaard (b.1959) is a Danish voice actor, who voiced Miss Piggy, Fozzie, and various other characters in Muppets Fra Rummet and Muppets Juleeventyr. He voiced Cookie Monster, Bert, and Hoots the Owl in Leg med os fra Sesamgade and Elmo's Verden. He also voiced various characters in Elmo I Surmuleland. He voiced Eliot Shag, Bugsy Vile, Bruno and many others in Hundekøbing (Dog City). He voiced Baby Fozzie in Mini-Muppets.

He graduated from Odense acting school in 1983. Since 1989, he has primarily worked as a voice actor, were he has worked on hundreds of cartoons and other voice over projects. He has also served as voice director and taught classes at Odense acting school in voice work.

He is the official voice for the Disney characters Pumbaa the Warthog, Piglet, and Black Pete. Other characters include Bob the Builder, Cow and Chicken's arch nemesis Red Guy, Johnny Bravo, Scooby-Doo and Yoda in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. His favorite character to dub is Pumbaa the Warthog.[1]


  1. Interview on P3, May 5, 2009

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