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Victor Yerrid

Victor Yerrid is best known in the Muppet world for his work on a new online series on movies.com called Statler and Waldorf from the Balcony in which he performs Waldorf along with an assortment of other new and old characters.

Yerrid started out as an intern for the Jim Henson Company, and later worked for a time at the Muppet Workshop in New York advising interns of his own. He was a shipping coordinator for the film "Muppets From Space" and an assistant to the Workshop Director, Ed Christie. [1] He also contributed to The Muppets Big Book of Crafts.

Yerrid has frequently teamed with Drew Massey for a number of projects, which he commented on in a Muppet Newsflash interview:

He and I have partnered up on lots of projects in the last several years and I think we’ve developed a good chemistry as performers. For "From the Balcony", we did about ninety-five percent of the puppeteering so we worked on just about every scene together. We were also involved in the creative meetings and got to pitch characters and segment ideas. He’s a terrific guy to work with.

Although both had worked for the Henson Company before hand, Yerrid and Massey didn't meet until working on Greg the Bunny. [2]

Credits

Non-Henson Credits

Sources

  1. The Muppets Big Book of Crafts Acknowledgments, p.290
  2. Greg the Bunny DVD interview

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