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David Rudman

David Rudman was born on June 1, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as David L. Rudman. He is an actor and writer, known for The Muppets (2011), Muppets Most Wanted (2014) and Sesame Street (1969). See full bio »

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Known For

The Muppets
The Muppets Scooter / Janice / Miss Poogy / Wayne
Muppets Most Wanted
Muppets Most Wanted Scooter / Janice / Miss Poogy / Bobby Benson / Wayne
Sesame Street
Sesame Street Baby Bear / Cookie Monster / Muppet / Humphrey / Fearful / Sonny Friendly / Two-Headed Monster / Big Bad Wolf / Chicago / Flo Bear / Additional Anything Muppets / Additional Muppets / Betty Bowl of Plastic Fruit / Blue Monster / Davey Monkey / Duck / Kermit in 'Do De Rubber Duck' (Assistant) / Lavender Dentist / Mallard Capone / Tessie Twiddlebug / Velma Blank / 'Air' Backup singer / Andre / Angry Man #4 / Artie Abrams Muppet / Athena / Audrey Pigeon / Backup Vocals / Bip's Backup Trio / Bud / Cowpoke / Dentist / Det. John Munch / Duane / Ernestine / Ernie in 'Conga' / Fanny the Firefighter / Fearful Dwarf / Fish / Flash Gizmo Space Cadet / Frustrated Muppet Man in 'Cerrado' and 'Abierto' / Granny Snuffle / Greaser in the Park / Grouch / Hammy Swinette (speaking) / Hero Guy / Hoots's Drummer / Humphry / Jill (Assistant) / Jogger / Jury Penguin 2 / Kermit the Frog (Assistant) / Lavender Guy Named Ed / Lavender Hispanic Anything Muppet man / Lavender Sailor / Mommy Snufffleupagus / Mr. On Top Of / Neurotic Man / Norman / Paramedic 2 / Princess / Rudder Rabbit / Sheep-ret Service / Sidney / Soldier Patrick / Spike / Stagehand / Step-Mother / Sully / The Letter U / The Letter X / The Penguin Thief / Triangle Lover's Assistant / Trumpet Player / Wiggles / Zero
Jack's Big Music Show


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 2018 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series)
Cookie Monster
 2015-2018 Nature Cat (TV Series)
Leo the Mammoth / Prospector Jones / The Seeker / ...
 2016 Sesame Street in Communities (TV Mini-Series)
Cookie Monster (2016)
 2016 Nerdy Nummies (TV Series)
Cookie Monster
 2015-2016 The Muppets. (TV Series)
Janice / Scooter / Satay
 2015 Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Cookie Monster / Himself (voice)
 2015 The Muppets: Jungle Boogie (Video short)
 2015 The Muppets: First Look Presentation (Short)
Janice / Scooter / Satay
 2015 Sesame Street: Count on Elmo (Video)
Cookie Monster (voice)
 2014-2015 The Furchester Hotel (TV Series)
Cookie Monster / Mr. Smellsalot / Commercial Announcer
 2010-2015 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Cookie Monster / Scooter / Audience Member
 1986-2015 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Baby Bear / Cookie Monster / Muppet / ...
 2008-2014 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
Cookie Monster
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
Cookie Monster
 2014 Sesame Street: Monster Manners (Video)
Cookie Monster (voice)
 2014 Muppets Most Wanted
Scooter / Janice / Miss Poogy / ... (voice)
 2013 What Does 2013 Say? (Video short)
Cookie Monster (voice)
 2013 Little Children, Big Challenges (TV Series)
Cookie Monster / Baby Bear
 2009-2013 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
Cookie Monster / Scooter
 2013 Scooby-Doo! Adventures: The Mystery Map (Video)
Scooby-Doo - Puppeteer
 2012 The Muppets All-Star Comedy Gala (TV Movie)
Scooter (voice)
 2012 All I Need Is Love (Video short)
Scooter (voice)
 2012 Just for Laughs (TV Series)
Chickens / Scooter
 2012 Monstruos Supersanos (TV Mini-Series)
Cookie Monster
 2012 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
 2011 The Muppets
Scooter / Janice / Miss Poogy / ... (voice)
 2011 Cookie Monster vs. Parental Controls (Short)
Cookie Monster
 2011 Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster (Video Game)
Cookie Monster (voice)
 2011 OK Go & The Muppets: Muppet Show Theme Song (Video short)
Janice / Penguin / Scooter (voice)
 2010-2011 Learn Along with Sesame (TV Series)
Cookie Monster / Baby Bear
 2010 Sesame Street: C is for Cookie Monster
Cookie Monster (voice)
 2009 Christmas in Rockefeller Center (TV Movie)
 2009 The Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody (Video short)
Janice / Scooter
 2009 Dinner: Impossible (TV Series)
Cookie Monster
 2009 Being Green (Video)
Baby Bear / Cookie Monster (voice)
 2008 Abby in Wonderland (Video)
Cookie Monster as the Cheshire Cookie Cat (voice)
 2008 A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (TV Movie)
Scooter / Janice / Additional Muppets (voice)
 2008 Studio DC: Almost Live! (TV Series)
Janice / Scooter (voice)
 2008 Sesame Street: Love the Earth! (Video)
Baby Bear (voice)
 2008 Elmo's World: Opposites (Video)
 2007 Elmo's Christmas Countdown (TV Movie)
Baby Bear / Cookie Monster (voice)
 2007 Bunnytown (TV Series)
 2005-2007 Jack's Big Music Show (TV Series)
 2007 Ready for School (Video)
Baby Bear
 2006 Elmo's Potty Time (Video)
Baby Bear (voice)
 2006 Guess That Shape and Color (Video short)
 2005 Elmo Visits the Doctor (Video)
 2005 Sesame Street: All-Star Alphabet (Video)
Baby Bear / Cookie Monster (voice)
 2004 Sesame Street: A Celebration of Me, Grover (Video)
Cookie Monster (voice)
 2004 Sesame Street Presents: The Street We Live On (TV Movie)
Baby Bear / Cookie Monster / Two-Headed Monster / ...
 2004 Sesame Street: Happy Healthy Monsters (Video)
Cookie Monster
 2003 Sesame Street: Three Bears and a New Baby (Video)
Baby Bear (voice)
 2003 Sesame Street 4-D (Short)
Cookie Monster
 2002 Bert & Ernie's Word Play (Video)
Cookie Monster (voice)
 2002 Play with Me Sesame (TV Series)
Cookie Monster (2003-) (voice)
 2002 Elmo Visits the Firehouse (Video short)
Cookie Monster / Baby Bear (voice)
 2001 Sesame Street: Kids' Favorite Songs 2 (Video)
Baby Bear / Lamby (voice)
 2001 Sesame Street Sports (Video Game)
Cookie Monster (voice)
 2001 Elmo's Musical Adventure: Peter and the Wolf (Video)
Baby Bear / Two-Headed Monster (voice)
 1999 Cinderelmo (TV Movie)
Baby Bear (voice)
 1999 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
Baby Bear / Fat Blue / Caterpillar / ... (voice)
 1998 A Brief History of Motion Pictures (Short)
Baby Bear (voice)
 1998 Sesame Street Reading Adventure (Video Game)
The Two-Headed Monster (voice)
 1998 Sesame Street: The Alphabet Jungle Game (Video)
Letter U
 1997 Sesame Street: Fiesta! (Video short)
Baby Bear / Lavender Man (voice)
 1997 Muppets Tonight (TV Series)
Additional Muppets
 1997 123 Count with Me (Video short) (voice)
 1997 Elmo Says Boo (Short)
Baby Bear / Davey Monkey (voice)
 1996 Elmo Saves Christmas (Video)
Baby Bear / Humphrey (voice)
 1996 Imagine That! (Video short) (voice)
 1996 Kids' Guide to Life: Learning to Share (Video short) (voice)
 1996 Aliens in the Family (TV Series)
 1996 Elmocize (Video short)
Twisted Sister (voice)
 1996 ABC TGIF (TV Series)
Bobut Brody
 1996 Do the Alphabet (Video short)
Baby Bear (voice)
 1995 Dog City (TV Series)
 1995 Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (TV Short)
Ned Mouse (voice)
 1995 Sesame Street: Cookie Monster's Best Bites (Video)
Cookie's friend (voice)
 1994 The Best of Elmo (Video short) (voice)
 1993 Muppet Breakout (Video short)
Gimley / Big Head (voice)
 1993 Muppet Know How (Video short)
Big Head (voice)
 1993 Sesame Songs: Sing-Along Earth Songs (Video short)
Old Smoggy / Bear / Junior (voice)
 1993 Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration (TV Movie)
Chicago Lion / Humphrey / Davey Monkey (voice)
 1993 Billy Bunny's Animal Songs (Video short)
Frog / Gopher / Penguin / ... (voice)
 1993 Sesame Street: We All Sing Together (Video)
Green monster / Herry's Granny (voice)
 1992 Muppet Breaking Point (Video short)
Jones (voice)
 1992 Muppet Mayhem (Video short)
Big Head / Boo Monster (voice)
 1992 The Muppet Christmas Carol
Rat / Peter Cratchit / Old Joe / ... (voice)
 1991-1992 Dinosaurs (TV Series)
Additional Dinosaur Performer
 1990-1991 Shalom Sesame (TV Series)
Backup Vocals
 1991 Muppet*vision 3-D (Short)
Max / Roy (voice)
 1991 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
 1991 Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake (TV Movie)
Chicago the Lion / Backup Vocals (voice)
 1991 Sesame Street: Elmo's Sing-Along Guessing Game (Video)
Lamby (voice)
 1991 Sesame Street: Sing, Hoot & Howl with the Sesame Street Animals (Video short)
Chicago the Lion / Duck (voice)
 1990 Sesame Songs: Rock & Roll (Video short)
The Cop (voice)
 1990 Sesame Street Home Video Visits the Firehouse (Video short)
Mr. Monster (voice)
 1990 Sesame Songs: Dance Along! (Video short)
Various (voice)
 1990 Sesame Street Home Video Visits the Hospital (Video short)
AM Monster (voice)
 1990 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Dog / Frog / Rat / ...
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special)
Lizard (voice, as The Muppets)
 1990 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Sweetums / Boo Monster
 1989 The Ghost of Faffner Hall (TV Series)
Earl the Dragon
 1989 The Jim Henson Hour (TV Series)
Additional Muppet Performer
 1988 Hey, You're as Funny as Fozzie Bear (Video)
Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
 1988 Muppet Madness (Video short)
Additional Muppets (voice)
 1988 Muppet Studios Presents: You're the Director (Video short)
Dr. Julius Strangepork (voice, uncredited)
 1988 Neat Stuff: To Know & to Do (Video)
Danny / Skipping Stones / Snake Charmer (voice)
 1988 Sing-Along, Dance-Along, Do-Along (Video)
Farmer Lear (voice)
 1988 The Best of Ernie and Bert (Video short)
Ernestine (voice)
 1988 Wow, You're a Cartoonist! (Video short)
Mookie (voice)
 1988 Sesame Street: Oscar's Letter Party (Video Game) (voice)
 1988 Count It Higher: Great Music Videos from Sesame Street (Video short)
Count Von Count (assistant puppetry)
 1988 Big Bird's Favorite Party Games (Video short)
Dinger (voice)
 1988 The Alphabet Game (Video short)
Additional Muppets (voice)
 1988 Magic on Sesame Street (Video short) (voice)
 1987 Inner Tube (TV Short) (voice)
 1987 Learning to Add and Subtract (Video short) (voice)
 1987 Muppet Coffee Break (Video short)
Various muppets
 1987 Sing Along (Video short) (voice)
 1987 A Muppet Family Christmas (TV Movie)
Miss Piggy's Photographer (voice)
 1986 The Tale of the Bunny Picnic (TV Movie)
Snort / Snail (voice)
 1985 Jim Henson's Little Muppet Monsters (TV Series)
 1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan
Additional Muppet Performer
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Show Show Director (6 credits)
Show Show Casting director (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (8 credits)
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Alternate Names:

Cookie Monster | The Muppets

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Brother of Adam Rudman.

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