He is silly and loves surprises. Meet Sesame Street’s newest furry and friendly monster: Foley! Theo is the proud and regal father from the PBS children's television show Between the Lions. ... Memories from Peter Linz. - Share your reason with the rest of the community. Peter Linz (born June 28, 1967) is an American puppeteer.1 His most prominent role is being the performer for the character Walter who was introduced in the 2011 feature film The Muppets.23 He then took over the roles of Herry Monster and Ernie on Sesame Street in 2017. Muppeteers Everyone listed here has done voice work and puppetry work on a Muppet project. Adam Driver as Jake Crystal Karen Prell as Red Fraggle, Wingnut Doozer, and Modem Doozer Joaquin Phoenix as Mr. Frith Dylan Sprouse and Cole Sprouse as Nate Shimmelfinney Mokey Fraggle: Donna Kimball (puppetry), Kathryn Mullen (voice) Miranda Cosgrove as Charlie Stevenson Chloe Grace Moretz as Lola Juhl Wembley Fraggle: Kevin Clash (puppetry), Peter Linz (voice) John Tartaglia as Gobo Fraggle Dave Goelz as Boober Fraggle, Uncle Travelling Matt, Philo, World's Oldest Fraggle, Wrench Doozer, Side… Peter Linz (Pamela Segall, voice) as Bob the Tomato. He is voiced by Peter Linz who also voices Gawin the Knight from the show, Polka Dots from Blue's Room, Erine and Herry Monster from Sesame Street. Theo has been performed by Peter Linz since the second season. Directed by Denis Chernov. Although almost all the original team who performed & voiced the characters have now passed on - they have managed a very good imitation of the original character voices. Meet Peter Linz, Renowned Puppeteer - Bedford-Katonah, NY - In this column, Katonah-based writer Jessie Jafet interviews some of the more notable neighbors in town. This is an unofficial site. Eric Jacobson (Kath Soucie, voice) as Bob the Tomato's mom. Noel MacNeal. Voice Cast. A native of Georgia, Peter Linz (b. June 28, 1967) began puppeteering at the age of 3. Both characters were voiced by … Peter Linz as Statler; Dave Goelz as Waldorf; Steve Whitmire as Weldon the IT Guy; Travis Willingham as Carl Conover; Dave B. Mitchell as Beach hermit; Roger Rose as Junkyard watchman; Ken Jeong as Kenny Kapow; Tracy Morgan as Ranger Richard; Jason Isaacs as Jest; Mark Wahlberg as Master Lee; Kiersey Clemons as Meg; Kari Wahlgren as Diana; Paul DeLuise as George He is married to Cleo, and has two children who are the hosts of the show. The Muppets are puppet characters created by Jim Henson.The characters include Kermit the Frog and the Muppet cast of Sesame Street.Jim Henson started work with the Muppets in the 1950s and continued until his death in 1990. [2][3] Since 1991, Linz has performed on Sesame Street, where he later took on the roles of Herry Monster and Ernie on Sesame Street in 2017. Leona and Lionel. He went on to graduate with a BA in Psychology from the University of Georgia. Voices and Puppeteers. He entertained his first audience (a group of birthday partygoers) at the age of 8 and was bitten by the Muppet bug at age 10. [1] His most prominent role is being the performer for the character Walter who was introduced in the 2011 feature film The Muppets. This December 9th, I'll be performing live, with my incredibly talented friend, Sloan Wainwright at her 19th annual holiday whiz-bang shin-dig. Peter Linz is a voice actor known for voicing Walter, Tutter, and Polka Dots. Peter Linz as Captain Link Hogthrob, the captain of the Swintrek, who constantly clashes with First Mate Piggy due to his unbridled machismo. I was beyond happiness."[5]. The Muppets are known for an absurd burlesque and humorous style of variety-sketch comedy.. Ridley Pearson Author of 'The Kingdom Keepers' Lee Cockerell ... Serena Valentino Author of 'Villains' Bear in the Big Blue House Reunion Panel. Fozzie, Dearth Nadir's second-in-command, with a terrible sense of humor. 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Legend of the Golden Dragon on DVD by Denis Chernov featuring Denis Chernov, Vinnie Penna, Peter Linz, Mike Pollock. Linz also performed in the Broadway musical Avenue Q,[6] and he also did the voice of Moz in the English dub of Sheep and Wolves. Peter Linz with Caroll Spinney Jerry Nelson Kevin Clash Jim Kroupa David Rudman Fran Brill Joey Mazzarino Carmen Osbahr Martin P. Robinson Pam Arciero Rick Lyon Noel MacNeal Julianne Buescher Lisa Buckley John Kennedy and Tyler Bunch. Covid Safety Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help ... Black Voices Discover Pick of the Month Escape into a Good Book Everyone's Talking About If You Liked... Our Monthly Picks Things to Do at Home. Listen to other actors who have also voiced the following, Peter Linz is a voice actor known for voicing. (season 1), and Theo Lion in Between the Lions, though he has also performed in Blue's Room, Sesame Street,[3] and The Puzzle Place. Appearances. Vicki Eibner . Voice of Jasmine. Bear in the Big Blue House: Bear's Imagine That! While Matt Vogel was announced for the replacement for Kermit, Peter Linz had already replaced Whitmire as the voice of Statler in advertisements. Tim Lagasse (Phil Vischer, voice) as Bob the Tomato's dad. Dale Godboldo. He is an actor, known for The Muppets (2011), Muppets Most Wanted (2014) and The Puzzle Place (1994). Peter Linz. Since the early 70’s, Thigpen has consistently been in the acting world. Following the departure of Steve Whitmire, he took over the roles of Statler, Link Hogthrob and Lips. All logos, images, video and audio clips pertaining to actors, characters and related indicia belong to their respective © and ™ owners. All New Mickey Mouse Club Reunion Panel. Peter Linz (born June 28, 1967) is an American puppeteer. The sets & effects are brilliantly done - and it's good to see that they have stuck to the same method of the puppet movements - no unneccessary fancy CGI. Take a visual walk through his career and see 36 images of the characters he's voiced and … Lady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular. Hello-ee-o-ee-o! (TV Movie 1998) Additional Muppet Performer (voice) He was previously married to Marlene E. Rudy. Peter Linz. Kathryn Mullen as Little Red Riding Hood (voice) Joey Mazzarino as Papa Bear, Joey Monkey and Murray Monster (voices) Jon Lovelady as the Announcer (voice, taken over from the late great Jerry Nelson, who we lost last year on Thursday, August 23) Caroll Spinney as Big Bird and Oscar (voices) Peter Linz as Lucky Fuzz (meowing kitty cat sounds) But the Kikoriki crew fail to follow the rules and the group is scattered across time. Theo also appears in the promo of PBS Kids Ready to learn along with other PBS Kids Characters such as Ernie, Emily Elizabeth from Clifford The Big Red Dog and Oscar The Grouch from Sesame Street. David Rudman as Scooter, Janice and Wayne (voices, replacing the late Richard Hunt) Fran Brill as Wanda, Ohreally Bird and Mary Louise (voices, taking over 1 character from the late Erin Ozker) Peter Linz as Walter (voice) Peter Linz, Actor: The Muppets. See also: Muppet Performer Cameos Muppet Sing-Alongs: It's Not Easy Being Green, Sesame Street: Kids' Guide to Life: Telling the Truth, "How to Get to 'Sesame Street'? Peter Linz with Alice Dinnean Drew Massey Ryan Dillon Artie Esposito and Tim Lagasse. Peter Linz was born on June 28, 1967 in Decatur, Georgia, USA as Peter Leopold Linz. [4] Linz recounts receiving the role of Walter as his favorite; "Apart from my wedding day and birth of my children, being cast as Walter was one of the greatest moments of my life. These are comparisons of roles Peter Linz has played in cartoons, TV, movies, video games and more. Chasen Hampton. Bear in the Big Blue House: Bear's Sense of Adventure, I Don't Have A Reason / I'll Add One Later. Voice cast. All-New Fraggle Rock is to be an upcoming reboot of the original classic Fraggle Rock, starring the voice talents from John Tartaglia, Kathryn Mullen, Karen Prell, Kevin Clash, Dave Goelz, David Rudman, Cheryl Wagner, Matt Vogel, Bill Barretta, Peter Linz, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Ryan Dillon, Jennifer Barnhardt and Martin P. Robinson. Polka Dots is Blue's stuffed dog, who comes to life in Blue's Room. David Rudman (Joanna Noyles, voice) as Bob the Tomato's grandmother. Irene Bedard Voice of Pocahontas. He hires the DejaVu Agency, which organizes exciting time travel adventures. The Big Bad Wolf (voice) Sesame Street: The Alphabet Jungle Game (Video 1998) (voice) Sesame Street: The Great Numbers Game (Video short 1998) (voice) Elmopalooza! Tyler Bunch. With J. David Brimmer, Tyler Bunch, Wayne Grayson, William Hackett-Jones. He is a bit scruffy in appearance but has a deep, masterful voice perfect for storytelling. Tyler Bunch (Jake T Austin, voice) as Larry the Cucumber. 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