Norman Tempia is known for his work on The Edge (1997), Team America: World Police (2004) and Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003). See full bio »

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The Edge
The Edge Special Effects
Team America: World Police
Team America: World Police Miscellaneous Crew
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
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 2016 Amazing Ape (puppeteer)
 2012 Ted (puppeteer: duck, second unit/additional photography)
 2004 Team America: World Police (principal puppeteer)
 2003 The Even Stevens Movie (TV Movie) (puppeteer)
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 (puppeteer)
 1995-1996 The Puzzle Place (TV Series) (muppet designer - 3 episodes)
- The Ballad of Davy Cricket (1996) ... (muppet designer - as Norman Tempia Studio)
- Finders Keepers (1995) ... (muppet designer - as Norman Tempia Studio)
- I Scream, You Scream ... (muppet designer - as Norman Tempia Studio)
 1996 Jingle All the Way (puppeteer: reindeer)
 1996 Kids for Character (Video) (muppet designer)
 1996 The Donut Man: After School (Video short) (puppet designer)
 1996 Ed (puppeteer)
 1996 The Donut Man: The Donut Repair Shop (Video short) (puppet designer)
 1995 The Donut All-Stars (Video short) (puppet designer)
 1995 Fluke (puppeteer)
 1994 Camp Harmony (Video short) (puppet designer)
 1994 The Resurrection Celebration (Video short) (puppet designer)
 1993 Barnyard Fun (Video short) (puppet designer)
 1993 The Donut Repair Club at the Zoo (Video short) (puppet designer)
 1992 The Best Present of All (Video short) (puppet designer)
  The Jim Henson Hour (TV Series) (muppet designer - 1 episode, 1992) (dog builder - 1 episode, 1989)
- Secrets of the Muppets (1992) ... (muppet designer: "Jo Jo")
- Dog City (1989) ... (dog builder)
 1992 Alien³ (alien creature effects)
 1991 The Adventures of the Donut Repair Club on Tour (Video) (puppet designer)
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (muppet builder - 1 episode)
- Puppetman (1987) ... (muppet builder)
 1986 The Christmas Toy (TV Movie) (muppet design group)
 1986 One More Saturday Night (puppeteer)
 1983-1985 Fraggle Rock (TV Series) (muppet designer - 10 episodes)
- Believe It or Not (1985) ... (muppet designer)
- The Day the Music Died (1984) ... (muppet designer)
- Mokey and the Minstrels (1984) ... (muppet designer)
- New Trash Heap in Town (1983) ... (muppet designer)
- The Garden Plot (1983) ... (muppet designer)
 1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan (muppet design and construction)
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