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John Tartaglia

John Tartaglia was born on February 16, 1978 in Maple Shade, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Silent But Deadly (2012), Shrek the Musical (2013) and Johnny and the Sprites (2005). See full bio »
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 2014 Math Bites (TV Series)
Math Puppet
- World Math (2014) ... Math Puppet
- Percents (2014) ... Math Puppet
- Binary Numbers (2014) ... Math Puppet
- Pi (2014) ... Math Puppet
 2014 Russian Broadway Shut Down (Short)
Avenue Q - Rod
 2013 Shrek the Musical
Pinocchio / Magic Mirror / Dragon Puppeteer
 2013 Teeny Tiny Dogs (TV Movie)
Dinky / Digger (voice)
 1997-2013 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Muppet / Rhombus of Recipes / Giant Octopus / ...
- Trashgiving Day (2013) ... The Grouch (voice)
- Sesame Street-O-Saurus (2013) ... Rhombus of Recipes (voice)
- The Very End of X (2012) ... Fast-Drawing Fred (voice)
- Practice Makes Proud (2012) ... Giant Octopus (voice)
- Brandeis Is Looking for a Job (2012) ... Brandeis (voice)
 2012 Little Children, Big Challenges (TV Series)
- Divorce (2012) ... Birdie (voice)
 2012 Silent But Deadly
 2010 Ugly Betty (TV Series)
- Smokin' Hot (2010) ... Paolo
 2009 Elmo and the Bookaneers (Video)
 2007-2008 Johnny and the Sprites (TV Series short)
Johnny / Sage
- Spring Tuning/Where's the Water (2007) ... Johnny / Sage
- The Sprites Sleepover/Seymour the Sleuth (2007) ... Johnny / Sage
- Seymour's Guest/Root of Passage (2007) ... Johnny / Sage
 2008 The Battery's Down (TV Series)
Matthew Lee Portman
- Roller Coaster Highway (2008) ... Matthew Lee Portman
 2006 Elmo's World: Pets! (Video)
 2006 Guess That Shape and Color (Video short)
 2003 Zoe's Dance Moves (Video short)
 2003 Sesame Street 4-D (Short)
 2002 Play with Me Sesame (TV Series)
Ernie (2003-) (voice)
 2001 Love the Hard Way
Jack (uncredited)
 2001 Learn Along with Sesame (TV Series)
- Music Works Wonders (2001) ... Hoots
 1999 Sesame English (TV Series)
Tingo (voice)
 1999 Kids' Favorite Songs (Video short) (voice)
 1998 Sesame Street 'A Is for Asthma' (Video short)
 1996 Elmo Saves Christmas (Video)
Elf (voice)
 1996 The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss (TV Series)
- The Gink (1996) ... (voice)
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Other Works:

: Plays Pinocchio, Magic Mirror and Dragon Puppeteer in "Shrek the Musical" musical by David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by Jason Moore (Broadway Theatre, New York City, New York, USA). Retired from playing Pinocchio, Magic Mirror and Dragon Puppeteer on August 16th 2009. See more »

Alternate Names:

John Tartaglia & Rod | John Tartiglia & Rod

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He is one of the youngest puppeteers ever to perform on Sesame Street (1969) (he began part-time at 16 and full-time at 18). See more »


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