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Steve Whitmire


Steve Whitmire was born on September 24, 1958 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Steven Lawrence Whitmire. He is an actor, known for The Muppets (2011), The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) and The Dark Crystal (1982). He has been married to Melissa Whitmire since June 1978. See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Disney Drive On with The Muppets (TV Series short)
Kermit the Frog
 2014 Muppets Most Wanted... On Set (TV Movie)
 2014 Unscripted (TV Series)
Kermit the Frog
- Muppets Most Wanted (2014) ... Kermit the Frog (voice)
 2013 Good Luck Charlie (TV Series)
Kermit the Frog
- Duncan Dream House (2013) ... Kermit the Frog (voice)
 2001-2013 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Ernie / Muppet / Kermit the Frog / ...
- Finish the Splat (2013) ... Ernie (voice)
- Telly the Tiebreaker (2012) ... Ernie (voice)
- Afraid of the Bark (2012) ... Ernie (voice)
- Practice Makes Proud (2012) ... Ernie (voice)
 2012-2013 Sesame Street Mexico (TV Series)
Ernie
- Confianza (2013) ... Ernie (voice)
- Me encanta mi corazón (2012) ... Ernie (voice)
 2012 30 Rock (TV Series)
Kermit the Frog
 2012 All I Need Is Love (Video short)
Kermit the Frog / Beaker / Snowth / ... (voice)
 2012 Just for Laughs (TV Series)
Kermit the Frog / Statler / Beaker
- The Muppets in Montreal (2012) ... Kermit the Frog / Statler / Beaker (voice, as Kermit the Frog/Statler)
 2012 20/20 (TV Series documentary)
Kermit
 2012 The Soup (TV Series)
Statler
- Episode #9.12 (2012) ... Statler (voice)
 2012 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
Kermit the Frog
- Mark McKinnon (2012) ... Kermit the Frog (voice)
 2012 The Secret Policeman's Ball (TV Movie)
Statler (voice)
 2012 The Jonathan Ross Show (TV Series)
Kermit the Frog
- Episode #2.4 (2012) ... Kermit the Frog (as Kermit)
 2009-2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
Kermit the Frog / Kermit / Rizzo / ...
- Episode #3.201 (2011) ... Kermit the Frog (voice, uncredited)
- Episode #3.181 (2011) ... Kermit the Frog (voice)
- Episode #1.172 (2009) ... Kermit / Rizzo (voice, uncredited)
- Episode #1.15 (2009) ... Statler (voice, uncredited)
 2011 A Current Affair (TV Series)
Kermit the Frog / Beaker / Statler / ...
 2004-2011 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Kermit the Frog / Statler
- Jason Segel/Florence and the Machine (2011) ... Kermit the Frog / Statler (voice, uncredited)
- Robert De Niro/Destiny's Child (2004) ... Kermit the Frog (voice, uncredited)
 2011 The Muppets
Kermit / Beaker / Statler / ... (voice)
 2011 The Muppet Show Theme (Video short)
Beaker / Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / ... (voice)
 2009 The Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody (Video short)
Beaker / Rizzo the Rat / Snowth / ... (voice)
 2009 Being Green (Video)
Ernie (voice)
 2008 Abby in Wonderland (Video)
Ernie as Tweedle Dee
 2007 Elmo's Christmas Countdown (TV Movie)
Ernie (voice)
 2007 Rove Live (TV Series)
Ernie
- Rove: New York (2007) ... Ernie (voice, uncredited)
 2007 2007 Muppet Presentation Pilot (Video short)
Kermit the Frog (voice)
 2006 Guess That Shape and Color (Video short)
 2005 Elmo Visits the Doctor (Video)
Ernie (voice)
 2005 Statler and Waldorf: From the Balcony (TV Series)
Statler
- Pilot (2005) ... Statler (voice)
 2003 Muppets Party Cruise (Video Game)
Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Beaker / ... (voice)
 2002 Play with Me Sesame (TV Series)
Ernie (2002-2003) (voice)
 2001 Between the Lions (TV Series)
Ernie
- Tweet! Tweet! (2001) ... Ernie (voice)
 2000 Muppet Race Mania (Video Game)
Kermit / Rizzo / Beaker / ... (voice)
 1999 Cinderelmo (TV Movie)
Ernie / Kermit the Frog / Prince the Dog (voice)
 1999 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
Ernie / Stuckweed / Football Stenchman / ... (voice)
 1997 123 Count with Me (Video short)
Ernie (voice)
 1996 Elmo Saves Christmas (Video)
Kermit the Frog (voice)
 1996 Muppet Treasure Island Sing-Along (Video)
Rizzo the Rat (voice, uncredited)
 1994 Animal Show (TV Series)
Jake the Polar Bear / Baby Bear / Baby Kangaroo / ...
- Grizzly Bear & Hedgehog ... Jake the Polar Bear / Baby Bear (voice)
- Tiger & Tiger Beetle ... Jake the Polar Bear (voice)
- Zebra & Lion ... Jake the Polar Bear (voice)
- Chimpanzee & Hyena ... Jake the Polar Bear (voice)
- Raccoon & Polar Bear ... Jake the Polar Bear (voice)
 1994 All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! (TV Movie)
Ernie (voice)
 1993 Muppet Breakout (Video short)
Kermit the Frog (voice)
 1992 Muppet Breaking Point (Video short)
Mr. Briteweight (voice)
 1990 The Muppets at Walt Disney World (TV Movie)
Bean Bunny / Rizzo the Rat / Lips / ... (voice)
 1990 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Scallions
- Cliff's Nightmare (1990) ... Scallions (voice)
 1989-1990 The Jim Henson Hour (TV Series)
Bean Bunny / Waldo C. Graphic / Jacques Roach / ...
- Food (1990) ... Bean Bunny / Jacques Roach / Waldo C. Graphic (voice)
- Dog City (1989) ... Mad Dog / Mac (voice)
- Garbage (1989) ... Bean Bunny / Waldo C. Graphic / Billy the Bear / ... (voice)
- Musicians (1989) ... Bean Bunny / Flash (voice)
- Health and Fitness (1989) ... Bean Bunny / Jacques Roach / Wilf (voice)
 1987 A Muppet Family Christmas (TV Movie)
Turkey / Rizzo the Rat / Wembley Fraggle / ... (voice)
 1987 Inner Tube (TV Short)
Henry (voice)
 1986 The Christmas Toy (TV Movie)
Mew (voice)
 1986 Labyrinth
The Four Guards / Firey 4 / Ambrosius (voice)
 1986 The Tale of the Bunny Picnic (TV Movie)
Bean Bunny (voice)
 1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan
Rizzo the Rat / Gill the Frog / Baby Kermit / ... (voice)
 1982 The Dark Crystal
Scientist (voice)
 1982 The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show (TV Movie)
Rizzo the Rat (voice)
 1978-1981 The Muppet Show (TV Series)
Additional Muppets / Rizzo the Rat / Lips / ...
- Debbie Harry (1981) ... Frog Scout / Alexander Beetle (voice)
- Wally Boag (1981) ... Foo-Foo / Lips (voice)
- Gene Kelly (1981) ... Jugband Member / Rizzo the Rat (voice)
- Marty Feldman (1980) ... Frog / Whatnot Singer (voice)
 1979 The Muppets Go Hollywood (TV Movie)
Muppet Performer (voice)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared (as Kermit the Frog) in commercial for U.S. Mint for new 50 state quarter program (1999) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Beaker | Kermit the Frog | Kermit the Frog/Statler | Kermit | The Muppets | Rizzo the Rat | Statler | Rizzo the Rat Statler & Waldorf

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

People always ask us about being the voices of the Muppets, and I know what they mean, but supplying the voice is just one small element of what it is we do. In essence, we are actors just like any other actor. We portray a role, and it's a full performance, not just a voice. The established Muppet Performers literally are the characters they bring to life. See more »

Trivia:

He and Dave Goelz are the only Muppeteers to have been featured in all 8 theatrical Muppet movies (The Muppet Movie (1979), The Great Muppet Caper (1981), The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984), The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992), Muppet Treasure Island (1996), Muppets from Space (1999), The Muppets (2011) and Muppets Most Wanted (2014)). Goelz and Whitmire also contributed to the two theatrical Sesame... See more »

Nickname:

Kermit

Star Sign:

Libra

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