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Amy Van Gilder

Amy Van Gilder joined The Muppet Workshop in 1976, having graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and published the book Felt Toy Making. In the 1980s, she began a family. Her two children are journalist Sonia van Gilder Cooke and photographer Bartholomew Cooke. Amy Van Gilder later worked for the The Walt Disney Company in California for ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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The Muppet Movie
The Muppet Movie Miscellaneous Crew
The Muppet Show
The Muppet Show Miscellaneous Crew
The Great Muppet Caper
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Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas


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 1996 Muppets Tonight (TV Series) (muppet workshop - 12 episodes)
- Paula Abdul (1996) ... (muppet workshop)
- Heather Locklear (1996) ... (muppet workshop)
- Pierce Brosnan (1996) ... (muppet workshop)
- Martin Short (1996) ... (muppet workshop)
- Whoopi Goldberg (1996) ... (muppet workshop)
 1983 Fraggle Rock (TV Series) (muppet designer - 12 episodes)
- The Finger of Light (1983) ... (muppet designer)
- Catch the Tail by the Tiger (1983) ... (muppet designer)
- Don't Cry Over Spilt Milk (1983) ... (muppet designer)
- The Lost Treasure of the Fraggles (1983) ... (muppet designer)
- The Terrible Tunnel (1983) ... (muppet designer)
 1981 The Great Muppet Caper (muppet doctor)
  The Muppet Show (TV Series) (muppet designer - 60 episodes, 1978 - 1981) (puppets - 22 episodes, 1977 - 1978) (muppet workshop supervisor - 12 episodes, 1979 - 1980) (muppet maker - 2 episodes, 1978)
- Buddy Rich (1981) ... (muppet designer)
- Chris Langham (1981) ... (muppet designer)
- Debbie Harry (1981) ... (muppet designer)
- Wally Boag (1981) ... (muppet designer)
- Gene Kelly (1981) ... (muppet designer)
 1979 The Muppet Movie (muppet designer) / (muppet workshop coordinator)
 1979 The Muppets Go Hollywood (TV Special) (muppet workshop)
 1977 Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (TV Movie) (puppet designer)
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 1982 The Dark Crystal (creature fabricator: "Podling" unit)
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 2008 A Company of Players (Video documentary short)

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