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Richard Hunt (I) (1951–1992)

Richard Hunt did not have a face known to many -- his voice was known more than anything else. He was a major stronghold behind Jim Henson's "Muppets". 'Scooter', 'Janice', 'Sweetums' and a few others, were some of the "Muppets" that Richard was a performer and puppeteer of. He helped pave the way for Jim Henson and his company from the 1970s ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1996 Elmo Says Boo (Short)
Kermit the Forg / Frazzletone
 1974-1994 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Two-Headed Monster / Forgetful Jones / Gladys the Cow / ...
- Episode #25.51 (1994) ... Sonny Friendly (voice)
- Episode #24.115 (1993) ... Two-Headed Monster (voice)
- Episode #24.80 (1993) ... Cow (voice)
- Episode #24.59 (1993) ... Two-Headed Monster / Eskimo Boy (voice)
- Episode #24.35 (1992) ... Two-Headed Monster / Larry Rhymie (voice)
 1991 Muppet*vision 3-D (Short)
Beaker / Scooter / Statler / ... (voice)
 1990 The Muppets at Walt Disney World (TV Movie)
Scooter / Statler / Janice / ... (voice)
 1990 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Statler / Blue Frackle / Sandwich
- Cliff's Nightmare (1990) ... Statler / Blue Frackle / Sandwich (voice)
 1990 Sesame Songs: Monster Hits! (Video short)
Herry's Mother / Two-Headed Monster / Furline Huskie / ... (voice)
 1989 The Jim Henson Hour (TV Series)
Statler / Beaker
- Musicians (1989) ... Statler (voice)
- Health and Fitness (1989) ... Beaker / Statler (voice)
- The Ratings Game - Miss Piggy's Hollywood (1989) ... Statler (voice, uncredited)
 1989 The Ghost of Faffner Hall (TV Series)
Wild Impresario
- Music Brings Us Together (1989) ... Wild Impresario (voice)
- Anyone Can Make Music (1989) ... Wild Impresario (voice)
- The Power of Music (1989) ... Wild Impresario (voice)
- Discovering New Sounds (1989) ... Wild Impresario (voice)
- Notation: The Sign That Gets the Sound (1989) ... Wild Impresario (voice)
 1988 Sing-Along, Dance-Along, Do-Along (Video) (voice)
 1988 Sesame Street, Special (TV Movie)
Placido Flamingo / Additional Muppets (voice)
 1987 Sing Along (Video short)
Sully / Two-Headed Monster (voice)
 1987 A Muppet Family Christmas (TV Movie)
Scooter / Janice / Statler / ... (voice)
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Del
- Puppetman (1987) ... Del
 1983-1987 Fraggle Rock (TV Series)
Junior Gorg / Gunge / Gillis Fraggle / ...
- Change of Address (1987) ... Junior Gorg / Gunge (voice)
- The Honk of Honks (1987) ... Gunge (voice)
- The Gorg Who Would Be King (1987) ... Junior Gorg / Gunge (voice)
- Ring Around the Rock (1987) ... Junior Gorg / Gunge (voice)
- Gone But Not Forgotten (1987) ... Mudwell the Mudbunny (voice)
 1987 Inner Tube (TV Short)
Crasher (voice)
 1987 Learning to Add and Subtract (Video short) (voice)
 1986 The Christmas Toy (TV Movie)
Belmont (voice)
 1986 Getting Ready to Read (Video short)
Old McDougal / Two-Headed Monster (voice)
 1986 Learning About Numbers (Video short)
Count - assistant / Dip Cat / Orange Gold Tarnish Brother / ... (voice)
 1986 The Tale of the Bunny Picnic (TV Movie)
Lugsy (voice)
 1986 The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years (TV Movie)
Beaker / Scooter / Statler / ... (voice)
 1985 Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird
Gladys the Cow / Feathered Friends Owl (voice)
 1985 Five Sesame Street Stories (Video short)
Storyteller (voice, uncredited)
 1985 Fozzie's Muppet Scrapbook (Video)
Scooter / Beaker (voice)
 1984 Oxford Blues
Larry
 1983 Big Bird in China (TV Movie)
Two-Headed Monster (voice)
 1982 The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show (TV Movie)
Scooter / Janice / Beaker (voice)
 1981 The Great Muppet Caper
Scooter / Statler / Sweetums / ... (voice)
 1981 The Muppets Go to the Movies (TV Movie)
Beaker / Janice / Scooter / ... (voice)
 1976-1981 The Muppet Show (TV Series)
Statler / Scooter / Janice / ...
- Buddy Rich (1981) ... Beaker / Janice / Statler (voice)
- Chris Langham (1981) ... Scooter / Statler (voice)
- Debbie Harry (1981) ... Scooter / Wayne / Statler / ... (voice)
- Wally Boag (1981) ... Scooter / Janice / Beaker (voice)
- Gene Kelly (1981) ... Scooter / Statler / Janice / ... (voice)
 1979 The Muppet Movie
Scooter / Statler / Janice / ... (voice)
 1979 The Muppets Go Hollywood (TV Movie)
Janice / Pig / Scooter / ... (voice)
 1978 Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (TV Movie)
Ernie (assistant) / Additional Muppets (voice)
 1977 Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (TV Movie)
Charlie / Lizard / George Rabbit (voice)
 1975-1976 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
King Ploobis's right hand / Wisss / King Ploobis's Right Hand / ...
- Lily Tomlin/James Taylor (1976) ... King Ploobis's right hand (as Jim Henson's Muppets)
- Raquel Welch/Phoebe Snow, John Sebastian (1976) ... Wisss (voice, as Jim Henson's Muppets)
- Anthony Perkins/Betty Carter (1976) ... King Ploobis's right hand (as Jim Henson's Muppets)
- Elliott Gould/Anne Murray (1976) ... King Ploobis's right hand (as Jim Henson's Muppets)
 1975 Muppets No-Nonsense Show (TV Movie) (voice)
 1975 The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (TV Movie)
Crazy Harry / Ohboy Bird / Pig / ... (voice)
 1974 Out to Lunch (TV Movie)
Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
 1974 The Muppets Valentine Show (TV Movie)
Mildred / Big Mouse (voice)
 1972 Tales from Muppetland: The Muppet Musicians of Bremen (TV Movie)
Chicken / Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
 1971 Tales from Muppetland: The Frog Prince (TV Movie)
Aunt Taminella (assistant)
 1970 The Great Santa Claus Switch (TV Movie)
Bing / Match Frackle (voice)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercials (performing Scooter and Statler) for Polaroid One-Step (1981).

Alternate Names:

Jim Henson's Muppets | The Muppets
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Trivia:

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Star Sign:

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