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Original 'Sesame Street' Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch Puppeteer Caroll Spinney Retiring
Sesame Street's Puppet Captain Matt Vogel (Sesame Street's Count von Count, Disney Muppets' Kermit the Frog) will be taking over as Big Bird Emmy-nominated puppeteer Eric Jacobson (Sesame Street's Grover, Bert, and Guy Smiley; Disney Muppets' Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy) will serve as the guiding hand for Oscar the Grouch.. 24 Hours with The Count – Sesame[...]
Muppets Confidential: Steve Whitmire Speaks Out On Firing
We wish him well in his future endeavors." The voice of Kermit and other characters that Whitmire was responsible for will now be handled by Matt Vogel, who's worked with the Jim Henson Company and Muppets Studio since the 1990s A puppeteer, director and singer, Vogel actually worked directly with Whitmire during their time together on[...]
Muppet Confidential: Puppeteer Whitmire Gone; Kermit Declines Comment
Matt Vogel will be the new performer for Kermit the Frog We will be seeing Matt's first footage as Kermit in a 'Muppets Thought of the Week' video next week." No reason was given by either Whitmire, Muppets Studio or Disney regarding Whitmire's depature Bleeding Cool reached-out to Kermit through his publicist for a statement, but[...]