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Jennifer Barnhart

Jennifer Barnhart was born in Hamden, Connecticut, USA. She is known for her work on Bear in the Big Blue House (1997), Sesame Street (1969) and Sesame Street Presents: The Street We Live On (2004). See full bio »

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Known For

Bear in the Big Blue House
Bear in the Big Blue House Additional Muppets (200?-)
Sesame Street
Sesame Street Muppet / Mama Bear / Mama Bird / Chicken / First Lady / Gladys / Granny Snuffle / Sue Sylvester Muppet / Super Chicken / Taylor McKessie Muppet
Christmas Story
Christmas Story Aleksandra / Meeri


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 2017 Julie's Greenroom (TV Series) (filming)
- Send in the WOW (2017) ... Riley
- Write... Write a Song (2017) ... Riley
- Julie's Greenroom (2017) ... Riley
 2002-2014 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Muppet / Mama Bear / Mama Bird / ...
- School for Chickens (2014) ... Mama Bird (voice)
- Telly Gets Jealous (2013) ... Mama Bird (voice)
- Figure It Out, Baby Figure It Out (2013) ... Taylor McKessie Muppet (voice)
- Telly the Tiebreaker (2012) ... First Lady (voice)
 2014 Russian Broadway Shut Down (Short)
Avenue Q - Nicky
 2012 The Chica Show (TV Series)
Mrs. C
- Chica's Big Comb Circus (2012) ... Mrs. C
- Tippy Top Chica ... Mrs. C
- Super Chica! ... Mrs. C
- Chica the Artist ... Mrs. C
 2006-2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Detective Lorna Diamond / Jesse / Sabrina
- Behave (2010) ... Detective Lorna Diamond
- Web (2006) ... Jesse / Sabrina
 2008 Lomax: The Hound of Music (TV Series)
- Running Bear (2008) ... Delta
- Crabfish (2008) ... Delta
- Meow Meow (2008) ... Delta
- Mary Mack (2008) ... Delta
 2007 Christmas Story
Aleksandra / Meeri (English version, voice)
 2006 Guess That Shape and Color (Video short)
 2006 Exposing the Order of the Serpentine (TV Short)
Roberta Dodson
 2003 Oobi (TV Series)
Additional Puppeteer (voice)
 2002 Between the Lions (TV Series)
- You Can't Catch Me! (2002) ... Cleo
 1997 Bear in the Big Blue House (TV Series)
Additional Muppets (200?-) (voice)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (5 credits)

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Performs various minor characters and right hands in the hit Broadway musical Avenue Q

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Makes her Broadway debut in "Avenue Q", as a chorus member/puppeteer. She plays the role of Mrs. Thistletwat and a Bad Idea Bear, and understudies the female lead (Kate/Lucy).

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