Steve Whitmire

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Steven Whitmire (born September 24, 1958) is an American puppeteer who works with The Jim Henson Company and Sesame Workshop. He has been the performer of two signature Muppets - Kermit the Frog and Sesame Street's Ernie - since the death of their creator, Jim Henson, in 1990. Characters original to Whitmire include Rizzo the Rat, Lips (the trumpet player from Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem), Foo-Foo (Miss Piggy's beloved dog), Fraggle Rock's Wembley Fraggle, and Bean Bunny. Following the death of puppeteer Richard Hunt and Jerry Nelson's departure, Whitmire took over the roles of Beaker and Statler. He also voiced Link Hogthrob in the Muppet Party Cruise.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Steven Whitmire (born September 24, 1958) is an American puppeteer who works with The Jim Henson Company and Sesame Workshop. He has been the performer of two signature Muppets - Kermit the Frog and Sesame Street's Ernie - since the death of their creator, Jim Henson, in 1990. Characters original to Whitmire include Rizzo the Rat, Lips (the trumpet player from Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem), Foo-Foo (Miss Piggy's beloved dog), Fraggle Rock's Wembley Fraggle, and Bean Bunny. Following the death of puppeteer Richard Hunt and Jerry Nelson's departure, Whitmire took over the roles of Beaker and Statler. He also voiced Link Hogthrob in the Muppet Party Cruise.

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Known Credits 42

Birthday 1958-09-24

Place of Birth Atlanta, Georgia

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2015 The Muppets(16 episodes) as Kermit / Statler / Beaker / Rizzo (voice)
2014 Muppets Most Wanted as Kermit the Frog / Foo Foo / Statler / Beaker / Lips / Rizzo the Rat / Link Hogthrob / The Newsman (voice)
2012 The Muppets All-Star Comedy Gala as Kermit The Frog
2012 The Secret Policeman's Ball as Statler (voice)
2011 The Muppets as Kermit / Beaker / Statler / Rizzo / Link Hogthrob / The Newsman (voice)
2009 The Great Debate(7 episodes)
2008 A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa as Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Statler / Beaker (voice)
2008 Studio DC: Almost Live(2 episodes)
2007 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium as Kermit the Frog (voice)
2007 Dave Navarro's Spread(1 episode)
2006 I Love the '70s: Volume 2(1 episode)
2005 Deal or No Deal(1 episode)
2004 The Tony Danza Show(4 episodes)
2002 Kermit's Swamp Years as Kermit the Frog / Jack Rabbit / Chico (voice)
2002 Play with Me Sesame(23 episodes) as Ernie
1999 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland as Ernie / Stuckweed
1999 Muppets from Space as Kermit the Frog
1999 Sesame Street: CinderElmo as Ernie / Kermit the Frog / Prince the Dog (voice)
1998 Elmopalooza as Kermit the Frog, Ernie
1996 Muppets Tonight(30 episodes)
1995 Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree as Kermit the Frog (voice)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(1 episode)
1989 The Jim Henson Hour(15 episodes)
1987 A Muppet Family Christmas as Turkey / Rizzo the Rat / Wembley Fraggle / Sprocket the Dog / Lips (voice)
1986 The Christmas Toy as Mew the Toy Mouse
1986 The Raggy Dolls(117 episodes)
1985 Dreamchild as Mock Turtle/Caterpillar
1984 The Cosby Show(1 episode)
1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan as Rizzo the Rat / Gill - Frog / Baby Kermit / Chicken / College Student in Audience / Dog / Lew Zealand (voice)
1983 Rocky Mountain Holiday with John Denver and the Muppets as Various Muppets
1983 Fraggle Rock(98 episodes)
1983 The World of 'The Dark Crystal' as Himself
1982 The Dark Crystal as Scientist
1982 The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show as Various Muppets
1979 The Muppets Go Hollywood as Various Muppets
1976 The Muppet Show(48 episodes)
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1900 Sesame Unpaved(68 episodes)
1900 Jim Henson's Animal Show(0 episodes)
1900 The Animal Show(65 episodes)

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2007 Reflections of 'The Dark Crystal' … Thanks
2007 Journey Through the Labyrinth … Thanks

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