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Steve Whitmire

Steve Whitmire

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    • September 24th, 1958
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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Steve Whitmire, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia .

Filmography

Acting (25 Credits)

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2015The Muppets as Kermit / Statler / Beaker / Rizzo (voice)
2014Muppets Most Wanted as Kermit the Frog / Foo-Foo / Statler / Beaker / Lips / Rizzo the Rat / Link Hogthrob / The Newsman (voice)
2011The Muppets as Kermit the Frog / Beaker / Statler / Rizzo / Link Hogthrob / The Newsman (voice)
2008A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa as Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Statler / Beaker (voice)
2007Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium as Kermit the Frog (voice)
2005The Muppets' Wizard of Oz as Kermit / Beaker / Rizzo / Statler (voice)
2002Kermit's Swamp Years as Kermit the Frog / Jack Rabbit / Chico (voice)
2002It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie as Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Beaker / Elvises (voice)
1999Muppets from Space as Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Beaker / Cosmic Fish #1 / Rainbow / Miss Piggy (assistant) (voice)
1999The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland as Ernie / Stuckweed / Football Stenchman / Ice Cream Vendor / Parrot (voice)
1996Muppet Treasure Island as Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Beaker (voice)
1996Muppets Tonight
1994Muppet Classic Theater
1992The Muppet Christmas Carol as Kermit the Frog as Bob Cratchit / Rizzo the Rat / Beaker / Bean Bunny / Belinda Cratchit / Beetle / Lips / Pig Gentleman (voice)
1987A Muppet Family Christmas as Turkey / Rizzo the Rat / Wembley Fraggle / Sprocket the Dog / Lips (voice)
1986The Christmas Toy as Mew the Toy Mouse
1986Labyrinth as The Four Guards / Firey 4 / Ambrosius (voice)
1985Dreamchild as Mock Turtle/Caterpillar
1984The Muppets Take Manhattan as Rizzo the Rat / Gill - Frog / Baby Kermit / Chicken / College Student in Audience / Dog / Lew Zealand (voice)
1983Fraggle Rock as Wembley Fraggle / Sprocket the Dog / Mermer Merggle / Crusty Doozer / Venerable Sage Hambo / Murray the Minstrel / Flange Doozer / Sir Blunderbrain / Club Member #3 (voice)
1982The Dark Crystal as Scientist (voice)
1981The Great Muppet Caper as Rizzo the Rat / Lips (voice)
1979John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together
1979The Muppet Movie as Fletcher Bird / Scooter (assistant) (voice)
1976The Muppet Show

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