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David Rudman

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. David Rudman (born June 1st 1964) is a puppeteer, voice actor and producer, best known as a performer of many Sesame Street Muppet characters. He originated the role of Baby Bear, and has been nominated for two Emmy Awards for his work replacing Frank Oz in the role of Cookie Monster. However, Oz still comes in to record new material with Cookie Monster occasionally. Rudman also took over as Richard Hunt's half of "The Two Headed Monster" after his death. His first production was Rankin/Bass productions such as Rudolph's Shiny New Year. He is currently the executive producer of Jack's Big Music Show on cable TV's Nick Jr. channel, and performs the voice of Jack, the lead character. He is also the executive producer, co-creator, and director of Bunnytown on cable TV's Playhouse Disney. Rudman was the speaker at the 2005 graduation ceremony for the Illinois Institute of Art—Chicago.  He attended Highland Park High School and graduated in 1981. He has been a speaker at the school's biennial Focus on the Arts program since 2003. He attended college at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT. He continues to reside in Highland Park with his wife and three children. He will also take over two roles once held by Richard Hunt: Scooter and Janice. Description above from the Wikipedia article David Rudman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Jun 1, 1964
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Sesame Street 1969-11-10
Latest Project:
Movie Dear Earth 2021-10-23
Known For
Poster of Muppets Most Wanted
Poster of The Muppets
Poster of The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
Poster of Sesame Street
Movie Dear Earth Janice (voice) 2021-10-23
Movie The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II The Muppets Puppeteer 2020-05-10
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo's Playdate Cookie Monster (voice) 2020-04-14
Series The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo Cookie Monster 2020-05-27
Series Muppets Now Scooter 2020-07-31
Movie Sesame Street: 50th Anniversary Celebration! 2019-11-09
Movie The Muppets Take The O2 Scooter / Janice / Beaker / Himself (voice) 2018-07-13
Movie When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special Cookie Monster (voice) 2018-11-11
Movie Sesame Street: The Magical Wand Chase Cookie Monster (voice) 2017-11-12
Movie Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas Cookie Monster / Two-Headed Monster (voice) 2016-11-25
Movie Keep Christmas With You Cookie Monster 2015-10-16
Movie Muppets Most Wanted Scooter / Janice / Miss Poogy / Bobby Benson / Wayne (voice) 2014-03-20
Movie The Muppets All-Star Comedy Gala Scooter (voice) 2012-12-24
Movie The Muppets Scooter / Janice / Miss Poogy / Wayne (voice) 2011-11-22
Movie The Muppets - Studio DC - Almost Live Scooter / Janice (voice) 2008-02-11
Series Studio DC: Almost Live Scooter, Janice, Camilla the Turkey 2008-08-03
Movie A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Scooter / Janice / Additional Muppets (voice) 2008-12-17
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo's Potty Time Baby Bear (voice) 2006-08-22
Series Jack's Big Music Show Jack (voice) 2005-09-12
Movie Sesame Street: Cookie Monster's Best Bites 2004-01-27
Movie Sesame Street: Let's Eat! Funny Food Songs Milk (voice) / Cereal Girl (puppeteer) 2003-01-01
Movie Sesame Street: Bert & Ernie's Word Play Cookie Monster (voice) 2002-05-31
Movie The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Baby Bear / Fat Blue / Caterpillar / Pestie / Collander Stenchman / Ice Cream Customer (voice) 1999-10-01
Movie CinderElmo Baby Bear (voice) 1999-01-01
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas Baby Bear / Humphrey 1997-09-03
Movie Sesame Street: Sing Yourself Sillier at the Movies Humphrey (voice) (archive footage) 1997-04-01
Movie Sesame Street: Fiesta! "Numero Comparsa" Singer / Baby Bear / Mariachi Band Player (voice) 1997-12-01
Movie Sesame Street: Elmocize Twisted Sister (voice) 1996-01-01
Movie Sesame Street: Do the Alphabet Baby Bear (voice) 1996-02-06
Series Aliens in the Family Bobut (body, voice) 1996-03-15
Movie Muppet Sing Alongs: It's Not Easy Being Green Frog / Farmer Lear (voice) (archive footage) 1994-02-18
Movie The World of Jim Henson Self (archive footage) 1994-11-23
Movie The Muppet Christmas Carol Rat / Peter Cratchit / Old Joe / Swedish Chef (voice) 1992-12-10
Movie The Earth Day Special Lizard (voice) (as The Muppets) 1990-04-22
Movie Sesame Street: Monster Hits! Herry's Granny (voice) / Herry's Mother (voice) 1990-01-01
Movie Hey, You're as Funny as Fozzie Bear 1988-06-01
Movie Sing-Along, Dance-Along, Do-Along Farmer Lear (voice) 1988-06-01
Movie Sesame Street: Put Down the Duckie: An All-Star Musical Special Muppet Performer 1988-10-05
Movie Muppet Studios Presents: You're the Director Dr. Julius Strangepork (voice) 1988-06-15
Movie A Muppet Family Christmas Miss Piggy's Photographer (voice) 1987-12-16
Movie The Tale of the Bunny Picnic Snort / Snail (voice) 1986-03-26
Movie The Muppets Take Manhattan Additional Muppet Performer 1984-06-27
Series Sesame Street Two-Headed Monster 1969-11-10