Matt Vogel (II)


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Matt Vogel was born on October 6, 1970 in Kansas City, Kansas, USA as Matthew James Vogel. He is an actor and director, known for Muppets Most Wanted (2014), The Muppets (2011) and Sesame Street (1969). He has been married to Kelly C. McDonnell since August 31, 1997. They have five children. See full bio »

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Known For

Muppets Most Wanted Constantine / Floyd Pepper / Sweetums / Pops / Robin / Lew Zealand / Crazy Harry / 80's Robot / Camilla / Uncle Deadly
(2014)
The Muppets Sgt. Floyd Pepper / Camilla / Sweetums / 80's Robot / Lew Zealand / Uncle Deadly / Rowlf Moopet / Crazy Harry / Janice Moopet
(2011)
Sesame Street Muppet / Big Bird / Count von Count / Zowie-Zown the Upside-Down Clown / Darth Chicken / Mr. Johnson / The Count / Alex / Anything Muppet Boy / 'Letter of the Day Game Show' Announcer / Additional Muppets / Additional Performers / Big Bird (Journey to Ernie) / Brown Wrestler / Chicken / Crossing Guard / Ernie / Gassy / Grouch / Guinea Pig / Hansel / Hubert the Human Cannonball / Little Cookie / Meek Cube / Pig / The Big Bad Wolf / The Cube / The Grouch / Wyoming Walt
(1987-2021)
Old Dogs Muppet
(2009)

Filmography

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 2021 Muppets Haunted Mansion (TV Special)
Kermit the Frog / Uncle Deadly / Floyd Pepper / ... (voice)
 2016-2021 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series)
Kermit the Frog / Sesame Street Muppet(TM) Performer
- Emergency Medical Services (2021) ... Kermit the Frog (voice)
- Lead (2016) ... Sesame Street Muppet(TM) Performer
 1987-2021 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Muppet / Big Bird / Count von Count / ...
- Family Day (2021) ... Big Bird
- Let's Go Camping (2020) ... Big Bird / Mr. Johnson (voice)
- Fourth of July (2020) ... Big Bird / Mr. Johnson (voice)
- The Great Fruit Strike (2020) ... Big Bird / Mr. Johnson (voice)
- New Year's Eve on Sesame Street (2018) ... The Count (voice)
 2021 Donkey Hodie (TV Series)
King Friday
- The Masked Veggies/The Royal Hosts (2021) ... King Friday
 2020 Muppets Now (TV Series)
Kermit the Frog / Uncle Deadly / Cactus / ...
- Socialized (2020) ... Kermit the Frog / Uncle Deadly (voice)
- The I.T. Factor (2020) ... Kermit the Frog / Uncle Deadly / Cactus (voice)
- Sleep Mode (2020) ... Uncle Deadly / Kermit the Frog / Floyd Pepper (voice)
- Getting Testy (2020) ... Kermit the Frog / Uncle Deadly (voice)
- Fever Pitch (2020) ... Camilla / Uncle Deadly / Kermit the Frog (voice)
 2020 Amphibia (TV Series)
Crumpet
- Swamp and Sensibility/Wax Museum (2020) ... Crumpet (voice)
 2020 The Not Too Late Show with Elmo (TV Series short)
Mr. Johnson / The Count / Big Bird
- Jason Sudeikis/Ciara (2020) ... Mr. Johnson (voice)
- Olivia Wilde/Sara Bareilles (2020) ... The Count / Big Bird (voice)
- Blake Lively/Dan + Shay (2020) ... (voice)
 2020 Can't Cancel Pride (Video)
Kermit the Frog (as Kermit the Frog)
 2020/II The ABC's of Covid-19: A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall for Kids and Parents (TV Short)
Big Bird / Count von Count
 2019 Muppet Babies: Play Date (TV Series short)
Kermit
- Let's Play Together (2019) ... Kermit
- Kermit's Sing Along (2019) ... Kermit
- Nursery Rhyme Theater (2019) ... Kermit
- Cup Stacking (2019) ... Kermit
- Kermit's Cookie Caper (2019) ... Kermit
 2019 Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary Celebration (TV Special)
Biff / Big Bird / The Count / ... (voice)
 2019 A Swingin' Sesame Street Celebration: 50 Years & Counting (TV Special)
Big Bird / Count von Count / Mr. Johnson (voice)
 2019 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series)
Big Bird
- Episode #5.8 (2019) ... Big Bird (uncredited)
 2018 When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special (TV Special)
Big Bird / The Count / Mr. Johnson / ...
 2018 The Muppets Take the O2 (Video)
Kermit the Frog / Uncle Deadly / Sgt. Floyd Pepper / ... (voice)
 2018 The Last Leg (TV Series)
Kermit - good luck TeamGB clip / Kermit - Guest
- Episode #14.7 (2018) ... Kermit - good luck TeamGB clip
- Episode #14.5 (2018) ... Kermit - Guest
 2017 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Kermit the Frog
- This Is Bob Hope... (2017) ... Kermit the Frog (voice)
 2017 The Magical Wand Chase: A Sesame Street Special (TV Short)
Big Bird (voice)
 2017 The Muppets Take The Bowl (Video)
Kermit the Frog / Uncle Deadly / Sgt. Floyd Pepper / ... (voice)
 2017 The Muppets Thought of the Week (TV Mini Series)
Uncle Deadly (voice)
 2016 The Furchester Hotel (TV Series)
Big Bird / Count von Count
- A Furchester Christmas (2016) ... Big Bird / Count von Count (voice)
- The Count's Vacation (2016) ... Count von Count (voice)
- A Big Bird Surprise (2016) ... Big Bird (voice)
 2016 Sesame Street in Communities (TV Mini Series)
Big Bird / The Count (2016)
 2016 Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas (TV Movie)
Count von Count / Constable (voice)
 2016 CBeebies Bedtime Story (TV Series short)
Big Bird - Storyteller
- Birdsong (2016) ... Big Bird - Storyteller (as Big Bird)
 2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass
Wilkins (voice)
 2015-2016 The Muppets. (TV Series)
Floyd Pepper / Uncle Deadly / Robin / ...
- Because... Love (2016) ... Uncle Deadly / Lew Zealand / Crazy Harry / ... (voice)
- Generally Inhospitable (2016) ... Floyd Pepper / Robin (voice)
- Little Green Lie (2016) ... Floyd Pepper / Robin (voice)
- Got Silk? (2016) ... Floyd Pepper (voice)
- A Tail of Two Piggies (2016) ... Floyd Pepper (voice)
 2016 Elmo's World: Elmo Wonders
Count von Count
 2015 The Muppets: Kodachrome (Short)
Floyd
 2015 Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
The Count / Big Bird / Self (voice)
 2015 The Muppets: Jungle Boogie (Video short)
Floyd
 2015 The Muppets: First Look Presentation (Short)
Floyd Pepper / Robin
 2015 Sesame Street: Count on Elmo (Video)
Count von Count (voice)
 2015 Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series)
Count von Count - Angrily Swiping Things Off Desk / Count von Count
- Mariska Hargitay/Chelsea Peretti/Father John Misty/Elle King (2015) ... Count von Count - Angrily Swiping Things Off Desk (uncredited)
- Kelsey Grammer/Paula Pell/Sesame Street's The Count (2015) ... Count von Count (as The Count)
 2004-2015 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Count von Count / Camilla / Audience Member / ...
- Taraji P. Henson/Mumford & Sons (2015) ... Count von Count (voice, uncredited)
- Jason Segel/Florence and the Machine (2011) ... Camilla / Audience Member (uncredited)
- Jeff Bridges/Eminem and Lil Wayne (2010) ... Cookie Monster (uncredited)
- Robert De Niro/Destiny's Child (2004) ... Muppeteer (uncredited)
 2014 The Muppets Movie Adventures (Video Game)
Sweetums / Uncle Deadly / Constantine / ...
 2014 22 Jump Street
Sgt. Wyatt (uncredited)
 2014 Muppets Most Wanted
Constantine / Floyd Pepper / Sweetums / ... (voice)
 2013 Little Children, Big Challenges (TV Series)
Alex / Big Bird / The Count
- Episode dated 10 December 2013 (2013) ... Alex / Big Bird / The Count (voice)
- Incarceration (2013) ... Alex (voice)
 2013 Lady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular (TV Movie)
Floyd Pepper / Lew Zealand / Camilla the Chicken (voice)
 2009-2013 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
Robin the Frog / Count von Count
- Episode dated 25 September 2013 (2013) ... Count von Count (voice)
- Episode dated 23 December 2011 (2011) ... Robin the Frog
- Episode dated 23 December 2009 (2009) ... Robin the Frog (uncredited)
 2011-2013 Good Morning America (TV Series)
The Count / Camilla / Snowth
- Episode dated 13 September 2013 (2013) ... The Count (voice)
- Episode dated 17 November 2011 (2011) ... Camilla / Snowth
 2013 Scooby-Doo! Adventures: The Mystery Map (Video short)
Fred Jones - Puppeteer
 2013 Good Luck Charlie (TV Series)
Additional Muppet Performer
- Duncan Dream House (2013) ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice, as Matthew Vogel)
 2012 CeeLo Green Feat. The Muppets: All I Need Is Love (Music Video)
Lew Zealand (voice)
 2012 All I Need Is Love (Video short)
Lew Zealand (voice)
 2012 Just for Laughs (TV Series)
Camilla / Chicken / Crazy Harry / ...
- The Muppets in Montreal (2012) ... Camilla / Chicken / Crazy Harry / ... (voice)
 2012 Super Healthy Monsters (TV Mini Series)
Dr. Ruster
- We Are Cooks (2012) ... Dr. Ruster (voice)
- The bodies and their relationship with the heart (2012) ... Dr. Ruster (voice)
- Language Coporal (2012) ... Dr. Ruster (voice)
- A Healthy Breakfast (2012) ... Dr. Ruster (voice)
- Eat Your Hours (2012) ... Dr. Ruster (voice)
 2012 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
Floyd Pepper
- Episode #10.137 (2012) ... Floyd Pepper (voice)
 2011 The Muppets
Sgt. Floyd Pepper / Camilla / Sweetums / ... (voice)
 2011 Growing Hope Against Hunger (TV Movie)
Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
 2011 OK Go & The Muppets: Muppet Show Theme Song (Music Video)
Camilla / Crazy Harry / Floyd / ... (voice)
 2011 Learn Along with Sesame (TV Series)
Stupendous Ball
- For Me, For You, For Later (2011) ... Stupendous Ball
 2010 Sheldon (Video short)
Sheldon
 2010 Inception
Zeke - Pedestrian (uncredited)
 2009/I Old Dogs
Muppet
 2009 The Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody (Music Video)
Camilla / Lew Zealand / Crazy Harry / ... (voice)
 2009 Sesame Street: Bedtime with Elmo (Video short)
 2009 Elmo and Abby's Birthday Fun (Video)
Hansel
 2009 Elmo and the Bookaneers (Video)
 2009 Coming Home: Military Families Cope with Change (TV Movie)
Additional Muppet Performance
 2009 30 Rock (TV Series)
Pupeteer
- Apollo, Apollo (2009) ... Pupeteer
 2008 A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (TV Movie)
Floyd Pepper / Lew Zealand / Camilla / ... (voice)
 2008 Studio DC: Almost Live! (TV Series)
Camilla / Sgt. Floyd Pepper
- The Second Show (2008) ... Camilla / Sgt. Floyd Pepper (voice)
 2008 Count on Sports (Video short)
Sports Fan / Matty
 2008 Sesame Street: Love the Earth! (Video short) (voice)
 2007 Elmo's Christmas Countdown (TV Movie)
Stiller the Elf
 2007 Ready for School (Video)
 2007 Kids' Favorite Country Songs (Video)
Elmer
 2007 Georgia Rule
News Anchor (uncredited)
 2007 Sesame Beginnings: Moving Together (Video short)
Big Bird
 2004-2007 Play with Me Sesame (TV Series)
- Episode dated 1 January 2007 (2007) ... (voice)
- Dance the Hot Dog (2004) ... (voice)
- Cookie Monster and Friends (2004) ... (voice)
- Breakfast Time (2004) ... (voice)
- Books (2004) ... (voice)
 2006 Sesame Beginnings: Exploring Together (Video short)
Big Bird
 2006 A Sesame Street Christmas Carol (Video)
Muppet Performer
 2006 Elmo's Potty Time (Video)
Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
 2000-2006 Elmo's World (TV Series)
Big Bird / Monkey
- Friends (2006)
- Bananas (2000) ... Monkey (voice)
- Exercise (2000) ... Big Bird (voice)
- Singing (2000) ... Big Bird (voice)
 2004-2006 Blue's Clues (TV Series)
Additional Muppets
- Meet Blue's Baby Brother (2006) ... Additional Muppets (voice)
- Playdates (2004) ... Additional Muppets (voice)
 2006 Elmo's World: Pets! (Video)
 2006 Sesame Beginnings: Beginning Together (Video short)
Big Bird
 2006 Sesame Beginnings: Make Music Together (Video short)
Big Bird
 2006 Guess That Shape and Color (Video short)
 2006 Bear in the Big Blue House (TV Series)
Gorilla
- This Is Your Life, Bear (2006) ... Gorilla
 2005 Elmo Visits the Doctor (Video)
 2005 Greg the Bunny (TV Series)
Gerald
- Dead Puppet Storage (2005) ... Gerald
 2005 Elmo's World: Food. Water & Exercise (Video)
Big Bird (voice)
 2004-2005 Oobi (TV Series)
Angus / Ray
- Valentine! (2005) ... Angus
- Chez Oobi! (2005) ... Angus
- Superheroes! (2004) ... Angus
- Fishing! (2004) ... Angus
- Nature Walk! (2004) ... Angus
 2003 Sesame Street: Zoe's Dance Moves (Video short) (voice)
 2003 Sesame Street: Sesame Sings Karaoke (Video short) (voice)
 2003 Sesame Street 4-D (Short)
Big Bird (voice)
 2002 Elmo's World: Happy Holidays! (Video)
Big Bird (voice)
 2002 Elmo Visits the Firehouse (Video) (voice)
 2002 Elmo's World: Wake Up with Elmo (Video) (voice)
 2002 Elmo's World: Springtime Fun! (Video) (voice)
 2001 Sesame Street: Kids' Favorite Songs 2 (Video) (voice)
 2001 Elmo's World: The Wild Wild West (Video) (voice)
 2001 Elmo's Magic Cookbook (Video)
Glass of Water (voice)
 2000 Muppet Race Mania (Video Game)
Scooter / Janice (voice)
 2000 Elmo's World: Flowers, Bananas & More (Video)
Monkey / Tortoise (voice)
 2000 Sesame Street: Let's Make Music! (Video short) (voice)
 2000 Elmo's World: Babies, Dogs & More (Video) (voice)
 1999 Between the Lions (TV Series)
Various Characters (voice)
 1999 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland: Sing and Play Video (Video)
Various Muppets (voice)
 1999 Sesame Street: CinderElmo (TV Movie)
Muppet Performer (voice)
 1999 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
Big Bird / Ernie (assistant) (uncredited) / Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
 1998 Mathmatazz: A Sense for Cents (Video short)
Jake (voice)
 1996-1998 Big Bag (TV Series)
Additional Muppet Performer
- Parrot Patrol (1998) ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
- Bathtub Blues (1998) ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
- Fair Play at the Country Fair (1998) ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
- Chelli's in Charge (1998) ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
- Case to the Missing Sock (1998) ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
 1998 Sesame Street 'A Is for Asthma' (Video short)
 1998 Elmopalooza! (TV Movie)
Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
 1998 Big Bird Gets Lost (Video short) (voice)
 1997 Sesame Street: Fiesta! (Video short) (voice)
 1997 Sesame Street: Quiet Time (Video short) (voice)
 1997 Sesame Street: Telling the Truth (Video short) (voice)
 1996 Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas (Video)
Elf (voice)
 1995 The Puzzle Place (TV Series)
Skye Nakaiye / Nuzzle
- You Don't Match (1995) ... Skye Nakaiye / Nuzzle
- Up! (1995) ... Skye Nakaiye / Nuzzle
- To Have and Have Not (1995) ... Skye Nakaiye / Nuzzle
- Spooky (1995) ... Skye Nakaiye / Nuzzle
- I'm Talking to You (1995) ... Skye Nakaiye / Nuzzle
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Alternate Names:

Big Bird | The Count | Kermit the Frog | Matthew Vogel | Mat Vogel

Spouse:

Kelly C. McDonnell  (5 children)
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Appropriately enough, as he's the current performer of Big Bird, his surname means "bird" in German. This was noted by Carroll Spinney on meeting Vogel.

Star Sign:

Libra

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