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Bill Barretta

Bill Barretta was born on June 19, 1964 in Yardley, Pennsylvania, USA as William Paul Barretta. He is an actor and producer, known for The Muppets (2011), Muppets from Space (1999) and Muppets Most Wanted (2014). He is married to Cristina Campbell. They have one child. See full bio »

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Known For

The Muppets
The Muppets Swedish Chef / Rowlf / Dr. Teeth / Pepe The Prawn / Bobo / Foozie Bear / Whatnot Farmer / Muppet Gary
Muppets from Space
Muppets from Space Pepe the Prawn / Bobo as Rentro / Johnny Fiama / Bubba the Rat / Cosmic Fish #2
Muppets Most Wanted
Muppets Most Wanted Pepe the King Prawn / Rowlf the Dog / Dr. Teeth / The Swedish Chef / Bobo the Bear / Big Mean Carl / Baby Boss / Carlo Flamingo / Leprechaun Security Guard
Dinosaurs Earl Sinclair / Nick / Rabid Caveman


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 2015 The Muppets: Jungle Boogie (Video short)
Dr. Teeth
 2015 Muppet Moments (TV Series short)
Rowlf / Bobo / Pepe the King Prawn
 2014 Disney Drive On with The Muppets (TV Series short)
Pepe / Big Mean Carl / Bobo
 2014 Nerdy Nummies (TV Series)
Swedish Chef
 2012 All I Need Is Love (Video short)
Big Mean Carl / Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf the Dog / ... (voice)
 2012 Just for Laughs (TV Series)
The Swedish Chef / Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf
- The Muppets in Montreal (2012) ... The Swedish Chef / Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf (voice, as The Swdeish Chef)
 2012 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
Dr. Teeth
- Episode #10.137 (2012) ... Dr. Teeth (voice)
 2011 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Rowlf the Dog
- Jason Segel/Florence and the Machine (2011) ... Rowlf the Dog (voice, uncredited)
 2011 The Muppets
Swedish Chef / Rowlf / Dr. Teeth / ... (voice)
 2011 The Muppet Show Theme (Video short)
Dr. Teeth / Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf / ... (voice)
 2010 When Families Grieve (TV Movie)
 2009 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf
- Episode #1.172 (2009) ... Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf (uncredited)
 2009 Habanera: Muppet Music Video (TV Mini-Series)
Swedish Chef
 2009 Rolling with the Skateboarding Dog!: Muppets (TV Mini-Series)
Rowlf the Dog
 2009 Skateboarding Dog Gets Served!: Muppet Video (TV Mini-Series)
Rowlf the Dog
 2009 Stars & Stripes FOREVER: Muppet Music Video (TV Mini-Series)
Bobo the Bear
 2007 Tinseltown (TV Series)
 2002-2007 Kim Possible (TV Series)
Motor Ed's 'Main Bro' / Jilly from Jersey / Jackie 'The Jackal' Oaks
- Homecoming Upset (2007) ... (voice)
- Motor Ed (2004) ... Motor Ed's 'Main Bro' (voice)
- Ron the Man (2003) ... Jilly from Jersey (voice)
- Pain King vs. Cleopatra (2002) ... Jackie 'The Jackal' Oaks (voice)
 2007 Sesame Beginnings: Moving Together (Video short)
Elmo's Dad
 2007 2007 Muppet Presentation Pilot (Video short)
Rowlf the Dog (voice)
 2006 Sesame Beginnings: Exploring Together (Video short)
Elmo's Dad
 2006 Elmo's Potty Time (Video)
Elmo's Dad (voice)
 2006 Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (TV Mini-Series)
Savage Commando
 2006 Sesame Beginnings: Beginning Together (Video short)
Elmo's Dad
 2006 Sesame Beginnings: Make Music Together (Video short)
Elmo's Dad
 2006 Late Night Buffet with Augie and Del (TV Movie)
Del Kastle (voice)
 2005 Pepe's Profiles (Video short)
Pepe the King Prawn / Swedish Chef (voice)
 2005 Kermit: A Frog's Life (Video short)
Pepe the King Prawn (uncredited)
 2003 Muppets Party Cruise (Video Game)
Pepe the King Prawn / Swedish Chef / Bobo the Bear / ... (voice)
 2002 Kermit's Swamp Years (Video)
Croaker / Horace D' Fly / Roy the Frog / ... (voice)
 2001 Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Thunderdell
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Thunderdell
 2000 Muppet Monster Adventure (Video Game)
Pepe the Prawn / Swedish Chef (voice)
 2000 Muppet Race Mania (Video Game)
Pepe / Bobo / Rowlf / ... (voice)
 1999 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
 1998 B.R.A.T.S. of the Lost Nebula (TV Series) (voice, as Bill Beretta)
 1996 Muppets Treasure Island (Video Game)
Clueless Morgan / Angel Marie / Mudwell the Mudbunny (voice)
 1996 The Muppet CDROM: Muppets Inside (Video Game)
 1996 The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss (TV Series)
Uncle Berklummer
- Who Are You, Sue Snue? (1996) ... Uncle Berklummer
 1995 Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (TV Short)
Bear (voice)
 1995 Born to Be Wild
Gorilla Team
 1995 Murder in the First
Man on the Street
 1994 Animal Show (TV Series)
Armstrong the Chicken Hawk / Vernon the Grizzly / Baby Bear / ...
- Grizzly Bear & Hedgehog ... Vernon the Grizzly / Armstrong the Chicken Hawk / Baby Bear (voice)
- Tiger & Tiger Beetle ... Jared the Tiger / Armstrong the Chicken Hawk (voice)
- Zebra & Lion ... Randall the Zebra / Armstrong the Chicken Hawk (voice)
- Chimpanzee & Hyena ... Lazlo the Hyena / Armstrong the Chicken Hawk (voice)
- Raccoon & Polar Bear ... Armstrong the Chicken Hawk (voice)
 1994 Muppet Classic Theater (Video)
Elvis (voice)
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Other Works:

TV commercial (as Pepe the Prawn) for Long John Silver's Seafood Shoppes (2001) See more »

Alternate Names:

Bill Beretta | Pepe the King Prawn | The Swdeish Chef

Did You Know?


Along with having his own Muppet characters (Pepe the King Prawn, Johnny Fiama and Bobo the bear) he has taken over Jim Henson's role of Dr. Teeth (The Muppet band leader), Rowlf, Swedish Chef and has now taken over Jerry Nelson's role of Lew Zealand. See more »

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