Dave Goelz

Puppeteer / Actor | * 07/16/1946 (73) | Burbank, California
David Charles Goelz (born July 16, 1946) is an American puppeteer and puppet builder, known for his work with The Muppets. As part of The Muppets' performing cast, Goelz performs The Great Gonzo, as well as Bunsen Honeydew, Waldorf (after Jim Henson's death), Zoot and Beauregard, originating on The Muppet Show. Goelz's puppeteering roles also included in Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, and Labyrinth. Outside of puppeteering work, he was also the voice of Figment in the Journey into Imagination with Figment attraction at Epcot. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Kids & Family | Comedies | Music

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Movies with Dave Goelz as Actor(34)

as Gonzo (as Gonzo The Great)2019 Rudy Coby: The Coolest Magician on Earth
as Subconscious Guard Frank (voice)2015 Inside Out
as Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot / Beauregard / Waldorf (voice)2014 Muppets Most Wanted
as Gonzo / Fozzy Bear2012 The Muppets All-Star Comedy Gala
as Waldorf (voice)2012 The Secret Policeman's Ball
as Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot / Beauregard / Waldorf / Kermit Moopet (voice)2011 The Muppets
as The Great Gonzo / Waldorf / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot (voice)2008 A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa
as Gonzo / Bunsen / Waldorf / Zoot (voice)2005 The Muppets' Wizard of Oz
as Waldorf (voice)2002 Kermit's Swamp Years
as The Great Gonzo2002 I Love Muppets
as The Great Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Waldorf / Zoot (voice)2002 It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
as Gonzo1999 Muppets from Space
as Humongous Chicken (voice)1999 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
as Gonzo / Wendell / Otto the Octopus / Boober Fraggle (voice)1994 Muppet Sing Alongs: It's Not Easy Being Green
as The Great Gonzo as Charles Dickens / Robert Marley / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Betina Cratchit / Rat / Z1992 The Muppet Christmas Carol
as Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / The Great Gonzo / Zoot the Sax Player (voice)1991 Muppet*Vision 3-D
as Himself, various voices1990 The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson
as Various Characters1987 A Muppet Family Christmas
as Rugby the Tiger/Ditz1986 The Christmas Toy
as Gonzo / Chester - Rat / Bill - Frog / Zoot / Beauregard / Dog / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Penguin (voice1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan
as Boober Fraggle / Uncle Travelling Matt (voice)1984 The Bells of Fraggle Rock
as Various Muppets1982 The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show
as Fizzgig, A Friendly Monster1982 The Dark Crystal
as Gonzo, Beauregard, Dr. Bunson Honeydew1981 The Great Muppet Caper
as Various Muppets1979 The Muppets Go Hollywood
as The Great Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot / Doglion / Iraqian in El Sleezo Cafe / Pig (voice)1979 The Muppet Movie

TV Shows/Series with Dave Goelz as Actor(12)

as The Great Gonzo / Waldorf / Zoot (voice)2015 The Muppets
as Uncle "Traveling" Matt1983 Fraggle Rock
as Side Bottom1983 Fraggle Rock
as The World's Oldest Fraggle1983 Fraggle Rock
as The Great Gonzo1978 An Audience with...
as Gonzo1976 The Muppet Show

Born: Tuesday, 07/16 1946 (July) in Los Angeles (current age: 73 years + 96 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Educated at: Art Center College of Design
Other names for Dave Goelz (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"デーヴ・ゲルツ" (Kana/Japanese)
Dave Goelz frequently works together with these people:
Jim Henson (42x, Actor)
Frank Oz (32x, Actor)
Steve Whitmire (31x, Actor)
Jerry Nelson (25x, Actor)
Richard Hunt (16x, Actor)
Kevin Clash (14x, Actor)
Bill Barretta (13x, Actor)
Brian Henson (11x, Crew)
Kathryn Mullen (10x, Actress)
Jerry Juhl (10x, Crew)
Alec Baldwin (5x, Actor)
Martin Short (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:14660, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 10/10/2019