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Dave Goelz (born July 16, 1946) is a puppeteer best-known for his association with The Muppets, and in particular with the Muppet character Gonzo. His other Muppet characters include Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Zoot (the saxophonist of Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem), Beauregard the janitor and Tiny (the humungous chicken in The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland) . He also performed the characters of Boober Fraggle and Uncle Travelling Matt on Fraggle Rock. He also performed the puppetry for various characters, including Sir Didymus and Wiseman's Hat (both voiced by David Shaughnessy) in Labyrinth. Outside of Muppeteering, he is the current voice actor for the Disney character Figment. After Jim Henson died in 1990, Goelz took over puppeteering Waldorf in 1992.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Dave Goelz (born July 16, 1946) is a puppeteer best-known for his association with The Muppets, and in particular with the Muppet character Gonzo. His other Muppet characters include Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Zoot (the saxophonist of Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem), Beauregard the janitor and Tiny (the humungous chicken in The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland) . He also performed the characters of Boober Fraggle and Uncle Travelling Matt on Fraggle Rock. He also performed the puppetry for various characters, including Sir Didymus and Wiseman's Hat (both voiced by David Shaughnessy) in Labyrinth. Outside of Muppeteering, he is the current voice actor for the Disney character Figment. After Jim Henson died in 1990, Goelz took over puppeteering Waldorf in 1992.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Dave Goelz, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia .

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 49

Birthday 1946-07-16

Place of Birth Burbank, California

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

The Animal Show (65 episodes)
Muppet Video: The Kermit and Piggy Story
Fraggle Rock - Live By the Rule of the Rock
2017 Muppet Guys Talking: Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched as Himself
2015 The Muppets (16 episodes) as The Great Gonzo / Waldorf / Zoot (voice)
2015 Inside Out as Subconscious Guard Frank (voice)
2014 Muppets Most Wanted as Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot / Beauregard / Waldorf (voice)
2012 The Muppets All-Star Comedy Gala as Gonzo / Fozzy Bear
2012 The Secret Policeman's Ball as Waldorf (voice)
2011 The Muppets as Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot / Beauregard / Waldorf / Kermit Moopet (voice)
2009 Jim Henson's Tales From Muppetland
2009 The Great Debate (6 episodes)
2008 A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa as The Great Gonzo / Waldorf / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot (voice)
2008 Studio DC: Almost Live (2 episodes)
2006 Best Ever Muppet Moments as Himself
2005 The Muppets' Wizard of Oz as Gonzo / Bunsen / Waldorf / Zoot (voice)
2002 It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie as The Great Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Waldorf / Zoot (voice)
2002 Kermit's Swamp Years as Waldorf (voice)
2002 I Love Muppets as The Great Gonzo
1999 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland as Humongous Chicken (voice)
1999 Muppets from Space as Gonzo
1996 Muppets Tonight (22 episodes)
1996 Muppet Treasure Island
1994 Muppet Classic Theater
1994 The Secret Life of Toys (13 episodes)
1992 The Muppet Christmas Carol as The Great Gonzo as Charles Dickens / Robert Marley / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Betina Cratchit / Rat / Zoot
1991 Muppet*Vision 3-D as Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / The Great Gonzo / Zoot the Sax Player (voice)
1990 The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson as Himself, various voices
1989 The Jim Henson Hour (13 episodes)
1987 A Muppet Family Christmas as Various Characters
1986 The Christmas Toy as Rugby the Tiger/Ditz
1985 Jim Henson's Little Muppet Monsters (13 episodes)
1984 The Bells of Fraggle Rock as Boober Fraggle / Uncle Travelling Matt (voice)
1984 The Cosby Show (1 episode)
1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan as Gonzo / Chester - Rat / Bill - Frog / Zoot / Beauregard / Dog / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Penguin (voice)
1983 Rocky Mountain Holiday with John Denver and the Muppets as Various Muppets
1983 Fraggle Rock (98 episodes) as The World's Oldest Fraggle (98 episodes) as Side Bottom (98 episodes) as Uncle "Traveling" Matt
1982 The Dark Crystal as Fizzgig, A Friendly Monster
1982 The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show as Various Muppets
1981 The Great Muppet Caper as Gonzo, Beauregard, Dr. Bunson Honeydew
1981 Of Muppets & Men: The Making of the Muppet Show as Himself
1979 John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together
1979 The Muppet Movie as The Great Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot / Doglion / Iraqian in El Sleezo Cafe / Pig (voice)
1979 The Muppets Go Hollywood as Various Muppets
1978 An Audience with... (1 episode) as The Great Gonzo
1976 The Muppet Show (48 episodes) as Gonzo (1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode)
1969 Sesame Street (2698 episodes)

Directing

1974 Limbo: The Organized Mind Assistant Director

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