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Martin P. Robinson

Martin P. Robinson was born on March 9, 1954 in Dearborn, Michigan, USA. He is known for his work on Sesame Street (1969), Follow That Bird (1985) and The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999). He has been married to Annie Evans since August 9, 2008. See full bio »

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Known For

Sesame Street
Sesame Street Telly Monster / Mr. Snuffleupagus / Snuffy / Telly / Muppet / Announcer / Buster the Horse / Slimey / Spaceship Surprise Narrator / Irvine / Tito / Vincent Twice, Vincent Twice / Additional Anything Muppets / Proud / Shelley the Turtle / American Revolution Narrator / Big Mad Wolf / Dicky Tick / Dinger / Firefighter Jackson / Manolo / Monty / Mr. Policeman Fishy / Phil / Teacher / Vincent Twice / Aloysius Snuffleupagus / Buster / Father ('Let's Go Driving') / Gyro Spiniapolis / Luke Warm / Pizzeria Dos Twin #2 / Pumpkin Dentist / Rooster / Sir Rodney / Snuffleupagus / Stick-house Pig / Sullivan / The Dinger / 'Air' Backup singer / 'Let's Go Driving in a Car' father / 'Spaceship Surprise' announcer / Abigail Snuffleupagus / Angry Man #2 / Announcer #2 / Announcer Jack / Big Bad Wolf / Bip's Backup Trio / Blue Martian / Book / Cabbage / Capt. Donald Cragen / Carl Mericana / Cowpoke / Dirk / Donald Grump / Edvard Munch / Farmer / Fat Blue Anything Muppet / Father / Father 'Let's Go Driving' / Fire Fighter / Fluffy / Greaser in the Park / Gus / Hilton Creamer / Horse / Jane Snuffleupagus / Kid #3 / Kid with Kermit / Lamb / Lavender Woman 'Exercise' / Little Pig / Luther O'Possum / Mr Snuffleupagus / Mr. Browning / Mrs. Snuffleupagus / Newt the Night Watchman / Old MacDonald / Old McDonald / Pegafish / Pink Martian / Proud Dwarf / Pumpkin Cowboy / Purple Monster / Purple Subject / Queen Snuffertiti / Radio Announcer / Ralphie / Rodmey / Ronald Grump / Shoemaker / Slowest-Drawing Ed / Smelly / Snuffy Snuffleupagus / Soldier William / Spaceship Surprise Captain / The Big Bad Wolf / The Grouch / The Royal Apple Tree / The Sherriff / Third Kid / Tito Mouse / Tony the Turtle / Wide World of Sesame Street Announcer / Zucchini
(1982-2015)
Follow That Bird
Follow That Bird Mr. Snuffleupagus / Telly Monster / Board of Birds / Grouch Diner Patron
(1985)
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Telly / Pestie / Laundromat Guy
(1999)

Filmography

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 2015 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Mr. Snuffleupagus
- Taraji P. Henson/Mumford & Sons (2015) ... Mr. Snuffleupagus (voice, uncredited)
 1982-2015 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Telly Monster / Mr. Snuffleupagus / Telly / ...
- The Cookie Thief (2015) ... Edvard Munch (voice)
- Where's the Dog (2014) ... Telly (voice)
- Calm Down and Think, Elmo (2014) ... Pegafish (voice)
- The Enthusiastic Penelope Penguin (2014) ... Telly Monster (voice)
- Leela's Cell Phone Addiction (2013) ... Telly / Fluffy (voice)
 2009-2013 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
Mr. Snuffleupagus / Additional Muppets
- Episode #5.200 (2013) ... Mr. Snuffleupagus (voice)
- Episode #1.172 (2009) ... Additional Muppets (uncredited)
 2011 Sesame Street: Elmo's Shape Adventure (Video)
Telly (voice)
 1996-2010 Learn Along with Sesame (TV Series)
Telly / Irvine
- Math Is Everywhere (2010) ... Telly
- Get Healthy Now Show (2007) ... Telly
- Music Works Wonders (2001) ... Telly
- Lead Away (1996) ... Irvine
 2009 Being Green (Video)
Telly (voice)
 2008 A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (TV Movie)
Sweetums / Additional Muppets (voice, as Marty Robinson)
 2008 Elmo's World: Opposites (Video)
 2007 Elmo's Christmas Countdown (TV Movie)
Mr. Snuffleupagus (voice)
 2007 Ready for School (Video)
 2007 Kids' Favorite Country Songs (Video)
Telly / Fiddle
 2006 Elmo's World: Pets! (Video)
 2006 Guess That Shape and Color (Video short)
 2005 Sesame Street: All-Star Alphabet (Video)
Telly Monster (voice, as Marty Robinson)
 2004 Sesame Street: A Magical Halloween Adventure (Video short)
Telly (voice)
 2004 Sesame Street Presents: The Street We Live On (TV Movie)
Telly Monster / Mr. Snuffleupagus
 2003 Zoe's Dance Moves (Video short)
 2003 Sesame Street: Three Bears and a New Baby (Video)
Telly (voice)
 2003 Sesame Street 4-D (Short)
Telly (as Marty Robinson)
 2002 Elmo Visits the Firehouse (Video short)
Telly Monster / Kingfish (voice)
 2001 Elmo's Magic Cookbook (Video)
Telly / Cheese / Glass of Milk (voice)
 2001 Sesame Street: Kids' Favorite Songs 2 (Video)
Snuffy (voice)
 2001 Sesame Street Sports (Video Game)
Telly (voice)
 2001 Elmo's Musical Adventure: Peter and the Wolf (Video)
Telly (voice)
 1999 Cinderelmo (TV Movie)
Telly Monster / Aloysius 'Snuffy' Snuffleupagus (voice)
 1999 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
Telly / Pestie / Laundromat Guy (voice)
 1999 Kids' Favorite Songs (Video short)
Telly / Snuffy (voice)
 1999 Sesame Street: Let's Eat! Funny Food Songs (Video short)
Telly (voice)
 1998 A Brief History of Motion Pictures (Short)
Telly (voice)
 1998 Sesame Street Reading Adventure (Video Game)
Telly Monster (voice, as Marty Robinson)
 1998 Sesame Street: The Alphabet Jungle Game (Video)
Telly (voice)
 1998 Sesame Street: The Great Numbers Game (Video short)
Telly (voice)
 1997-1998 The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss (TV Series)
The Cat in the Hat
- There's Nothing to Fear in Here (1998) ... The Cat in the Hat (voice)
- The Cat in the Hat Takes a Nap (1997) ... The Cat in the Hat
 1994-1998 Allegra's Window (TV Series)
Riff / Clef / Flugie
- Sing Along With Allegra & Lindi (1998) ... Riff (voice)
- Play Along With Allegra & Friends (1997) ... Riff / Clef (voice)
- Waiting for Grandma (1994) ... Riff (voice)
- Read Me a Story (1994) ... Riff / Clef (voice)
- Bandages R Us! (1994) ... Riff (voice)
 1998 Big Bird Gets Lost (Video short)
Snuffy / Telly (voice)
 1997 Sesame Street: Fiesta! (Video short)
Telly / Pumpkin Man (voice)
 1997 123 Count with Me (Video short) (voice)
 1997 Elmo Says Boo (Short)
Telly (voice)
 1997 Sing Yourself Sillier at the Movies (Video short)
Telly Monster / Monty (voice)
 1996 Elmo Saves Christmas (Video)
Mr. Snuffleupagus / Telly Monster (voice)
 1996 Imagine That! (Video short)
Telly Monster (voice)
 1996 Kids' Guide to Life: Learning to Share (Video short) (voice)
 1996 Muppet Treasure Island Sing-Along (Video)
Shark / Big Snort (voice)
 1996 Elmocize (Video short)
Monty (voice)
 1996 Sesame Street: Get Set to Learn! (Video Game)
Telly / The Martians (voice)
 1996 Do the Alphabet (Video short) (voice)
 1995 Sesame Street: Cookie Monster's Best Bites (Video)
Telly Monster (voice)
 1995 Sea World/Busch Gardens Party for the Planet (TV Movie)
Telly Monster (as Marty Robinson)
 1994 The Best of Elmo (Video short)
Telly / Announcer / Snuffy (voice)
 1993 Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration (TV Movie)
Telly Monster (voice)
 1993 Sesame Street: We All Sing Together (Video)
Telly / Buster / Herry's Father (voice)
 1993 Sesame Songs: Sing-Along Earth Songs (Video short) (voice)
 1992 Dog City (TV Series)
Additional Muppet Performer
 1991 Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake (TV Movie)
Mr. Snuffleupagus (voice)
 1991 Sesame Street: Elmo's Sing-Along Guessing Game (Video)
Snuffy (voice)
 1991 Sesame Street: Sing, Hoot & Howl with the Sesame Street Animals (Video short)
Buster the Horse / Sheep / Fish (voice)
 1990-1991 Shalom Sesame (TV Series)
Telly Monster
- King Sing Israel (1991) ... (voice)
- The Aleph-Bet Telethon (1991) ... (voice)
- Passover (1991) ... (voice)
- Chanukah (1990) ... Telly Monster (voice)
 1990 Sesame Songs: Dance Along! (Video short)
Various (voice)
 1990 Sesame Street Home Video Visits the Hospital (Video short)
Mr. Snuffleupagus (voice)
 1990 Sesame Songs: Rock & Roll (Video short)
Telly / Officer / Announcer (voice)
 1990 Sesame Street Home Video Visits the Firehouse (Video short)
Various Muppets (voice)
 1988 Sesame Street: Oscar's Letter Party (Video Game) (voice)
 1988 Count It Higher: Great Music Videos from Sesame Street (Video short)
Telly Monster / Announcer (voice)
 1988 Big Bird's Favorite Party Games (Video short)
Telly Monster (voice)
 1988 The Alphabet Game (Video short)
Gary Grouch / Announcer (voice)
 1988 Magic on Sesame Street (Video short)
Telly (voice)
 1988 Let's Learn to Play Together (Video Game)
Snuffy (voice)
 1988 The Best of Ernie and Bert (Video short)
Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
 1986 Sesame Street: Bedtime Stories and Songs (Video short)
Telly Monster / Mr. Snuffleupagus (voice)
 1986 Getting Ready to Read (Video short)
Rocky / Slimey (voice)
 1986 Learning About Numbers (Video short)
Honker
 1986 The Tale of the Bunny Picnic (TV Movie)
Farmer (voice)
 1986 The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years (TV Movie)
Muppet Performer (voice, uncredited)
 1986 Learning About Letters (Video short)
Telly Monster / Mr. Snuffleupagus / Buster the Horse / ... (voice)
 1985 Jim Henson's Little Muppet Monsters (TV Series)
Rat
- In the Beginning (1985) ... Rat (voice)
 1985 Follow That Bird
Mr. Snuffleupagus / Telly Monster / Board of Birds / ... (voice)
 1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan
Additional Muppet Performer / College Student in Audience / Bear
 1983 Big Bird in China (TV Movie)
Telly (DVD Version) / Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
 1979 To Be Announced (as Marty Robinson)
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Other Works:

He acted in Alan Menken's musical, "Little Shop of Horrors," at the Orpheum Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Ellen Greene, Lee Wilkof, Hy Anzell, Franc Luz, Sheila Kay Davis, Leilani Jones, Jennifer Leigh Warren, and Ron Taylor in the cast. Howard Ashman was director.

Alternate Names:

Martin Robinson | Marty Robinson
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The voice and appearance of Tollie, the puppet from Nestle's Toll House cookie commercials in 1991, were based on his Telly and the Cookie monsters. See more »

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