Weekly Muppeteer Wednesdays: Brian Henson

Today’s Weekly Muppeteer Wednesday post was written by our friend Tom Stroud. BRIAN HENSON  Born…November 30, 1962 Notable Muppets…Sal Minella, Dr. Phil van Nueter, Seymour, Hoggle, Storyteller’s Dog Brian Henson was Jim and Jane Henson’s third child, born in November of 1962. He made several cameo appearences on Sesame Street as a young boy, most…

Weekly Muppeteeer Wednesdays: Martin P. Robinson

MARTIN P. ROBINSON Born…March 9, 1954 Notable Muppets…Telly Monster, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Slimey the Worm Martin (Marty) P. Robinson was born in 1954 in Michigan. He later moved to Brookfield, Wisconsin, and attended Brookfield East High School. He was a very talented actor and musician, even at that age, and he preformed in several musicals, most…

Weekly Muppeteer Wednesdays: Bill Barretta

Today’s Weekly Muppet Wednesday post is written by Tom Stroud. BILL BARRETTA Born…June 19, 1964 Notable Muppets…Pepe the King Prawn, Bobo the Bear, Johnny Fiama, Big Mean Carl, The Swedish Chef (1996-), Rowlf the Dog (1996-), Dr. Teeth (2005-), Clueless Morgan, Louie (Elmo’s Dad) Bill Barretta was born in 1964 in Yardley, Pennsylvania. It is…

Weekly Muppeteer Wednesdays: Kevin Clash

Once again, our Weekly Muppeteer Wednesday article is written by Tom Stroud. KEVIN CLASH Born…September 17, 1960 Notable Muppets…Elmo, Clifford, Hoots the Owl, Baby Sinclair, Baby Natasha, Kingston Livingston III WHO IS KEVIN CLASH?Kevin Clash was born in 1960 in Turner’s Station, Maryland. Kevin loved building puppets from a young age, with his parents, George…

Weekly Muppeteer Wednesdays: Caroll Spinney

Today’s Weekly Muppeteer Wednesday article was written by Tom Stroud with edits by Ryan Dosier. CAROLL SPINNEY Born…December 26, 1933 Muppets…Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, Bruno the Trashman WHO IS CAROLL SPINNEY? Caroll Spinney was born on December 26, 1933, in Waltham, Massachusetts. Before performing with puppets he expressed his talents as an artist, attending…

Weekly Muppeteer Wednesdays: Steve Whitmire

Weekly Muppet Wednesday articles are brought to us by Tom Stroud! STEVE WHITMIREBorn…September 24, 1959 Notable Muppets… Kermit the Frog (1990-present), Rizzo the Rat, Wembley Fraggle, Sprocket, Bean Bunny, Lips, Ernie (1993-present) Waldo C. Graphic, Statler (2002-present), Beaker (1992-), The Muppet Newsman (2008-present) WHO IS STEVE WHITMIRE? Steve Whitmire, who shares the same birth date…

Weekly Muppeteer Wednesdays: Dave Goelz

Today’s Weekly Muppeteer Wednesday article was written by Tom Stroud. DAVE GOELZ BORN…July 16, 1946 Notable Muppets…Gonzo the Great, Zoot, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Boober Fraggle, Uncle Traveling Matt, Beauregard, Digit, Philo, Waldorf (1992-present), Randy Pig, Bill the Bubble Guy, World’s Oldest Fraggle, Large Marvin Fraggle WHO IS DAVE GOELZ? Dave was born in Burbank, California…

Weekly Muppeteer Wednesdays: Jerry Nelson

Our Weekly Muppeteer Wednesdays article this week is once again written by our good friend Tom Stroud! Thanks to Tom for all of his great work! JERRY NELSONBorn… July 10, 1934 Notable Muppets…Count von Count, Floyd Pepper, Robin the Frog, Lew Zealand, Gobo Fraggle, Julius Strangepork, Pops, Camilla the Chicken, Crazy Harry, The Amazing Mumford,…

Weekly Muppeteer Wednesdays: Richard Hunt

Today’s Weekly Muppeteer Wednesday spotlight is once again brought to us by Tom Stroud. As always, if you would like to contribute to Weekly Muppet Wednesdays or Weekly Muppeteer Wednesdays, email Ryan at ryguy102390@gmail.com. RICHARD HUNTBorn…August 16, 1951 Died…January 7, 1992 Muppet Characters…Scooter, Beaker, Janice, Statler, Sweetums, Junior Gorg, Gunge, Don Music, Forgetful Jones, Gladys…

Weekly Muppeteer Wednesdays: Frank Oz

We have another installment of Weekly Muppeteer Wednesdays on The Muppet Mindset today, once again written by Tom Stroud. As always, if you would like to contribute to either Weekly Muppet Wednesdays or Weekly Muppeteer Wednesdays, send me an email at ryguy102390@gmail.com!   FRANK OZBorn…May 25, 1944 Muppet Characters…Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Bert, Grover,…