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Steve Whitmire

Puppeteer / Actor | * 09/24/1958 (61) | Atlanta, Georgia
Steven Lawrence Whitmire (born September 24, 1959) is an American puppeteer who has worked on The Muppets and Sesame Street. Beginning his involvement with The Muppets in 1978, Whitmire inherited the roles of Kermit the Frog and Ernie, after Jim Henson's death in 1990; he performed the characters until 2016 and 2014, respectively. As part of the Muppet cast, he has appeared in multiple feature films and television series, performing a variety of characters on The Muppet Show, Sesame Street, and Fraggle Rock and during such occupations has worked for The Jim Henson Company, Sesame Workshop, and The Muppets Studio. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Kids & Family | Comedies | Music

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Awards & Nominations for Steve Whitmire

Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Song

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Movies with Steve Whitmire as Actor(32)

as Kermit the Frog / Foo Foo / Statler / Beaker / Lips / Rizzo the Rat / Link Hogthrob / The Newsman (v2014 Muppets Most Wanted
as Kermit The Frog2012 The Muppets All-Star Comedy Gala
as Statler (voice)2012 The Secret Policeman's Ball
as Kermit / Beaker / Statler / Rizzo / Link Hogthrob / The Newsman (voice)2011 The Muppets
as Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Statler / Beaker (voice)2008 A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa
as Kermit the Frog (voice)2007 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium
as Kermit / Beaker / Rizzo / Statler (voice)2005 The Muppets' Wizard of Oz
as Kermit the Frog / Jack Rabbit / Chico (voice)2002 Kermit's Swamp Years
as Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Beaker / Elvises (voice)2002 It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
as Kermit the Frog (voice)2001 Kylie Minogue: An Audience with...
as Kermit the Frog1999 Muppets from Space
as Ernie / Kermit the Frog / Prince the Dog (voice)1999 Sesame Street: CinderElmo
as Ernie / Stuckweed / Football Stenchman / Ice Cream Vendor / Parrot (voice)1999 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
as Kermit the Frog, Ernie1998 Elmopalooza
as Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Beaker (voice)1996 Muppet Treasure Island
as Kermit the Frog (voice)1995 Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree
as Kermit the Frog as Bob Crachit / Rizzo the Rat / Beaker / Bean Bunny / Belinda Cratchit1992 The Muppet Christmas Carol
as Turkey / Rizzo the Rat / Wembley Fraggle / Sprocket the Dog / Lips (voice)1987 A Muppet Family Christmas
as Mew the Toy Mouse1986 The Christmas Toy
as Mock Turtle/Caterpillar1985 Dreamchild
as Rizzo the Rat / Gill - Frog / Baby Kermit / Chicken / College Student in Audience / Dog / Lew Zealan1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan
as Wembley Fraggle / Sprocket the Dog (voice)1984 The Bells of Fraggle Rock
as Various Muppets1982 The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show
as Scientist1982 The Dark Crystal
as Various Muppets1979 The Muppets Go Hollywood

TV Shows/Series with Steve Whitmire as Actor(11)

as Kermit / Statler / Beaker / Rizzo (voice)2015 The Muppets
as Kermit the Frog1978 An Audience with...

Movies with Steve Whitmire as Crew(2)


Full Name: Steve Whitmire
Born: Wednesday, 09/24 1958 (September) in Atlanta (current age: 61 years + 26 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Influenced by/Role models: Jim Henson
Steve Whitmire frequently works together with these people:
Jim Henson (35x, Actor)
Dave Goelz (34x, Actor)
Frank Oz (28x, Actor)
Jerry Nelson (18x, Actor)
Richard Hunt (12x, Actor)
Brian Henson (11x, Crew)
Bill Barretta (10x, Actor)
Kathryn Mullen (10x, Actress)
Kevin Clash (9x, Actor)
Eric Jacobson (7x, Actor)
Martin Short (6x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (6x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:77802, Added: 05/24/2018, Last updated: 10/01/2019