Eric Jacobson

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Eric Jacobson is an American puppeteer, best known for performing the Muppet characters Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, and Sam Eagle for Disney's The Muppets Studio, as well as Sesame Street characters Bert, Guy Smiley and Grover—all roles that he inherited from the characters' original performer, Frank Oz. As of 2015, Jacobson is Caroll Spinney's successor for Oscar the Grouch.

Eric Jacobson is an American puppeteer, best known for performing the Muppet characters Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, and Sam Eagle for Disney's The Muppets Studio, as well as Sesame Street characters Bert, Guy Smiley and Grover—all roles that he inherited from the characters' original performer, Frank Oz. As of 2015, Jacobson is Caroll Spinney's successor for Oscar the Grouch.

Birth Name

Eric Norman Jacobson

Born

Saturday, 25 July 1970

Actor Filmography

Muppets Now Fozzie / Miss Piggy / Animal / Sam (voice) 2021
Sesame Street: Elmo's Playdate Grover / Bert (voice) / Bert 2020
Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary Celebration Bert / Grover / Guy Smiley / Harvey Kneeslapper / Oscar the Grouch / Two-Headed Monster (Left Head) (voice) 2019
When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special Bert / Grover 2018
Big City Greens Dr. Enamel (voice) (as Fozzie Bear) 2018
Drop the Mic Miss Piggy (voice) 2017
Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas Bert 2016
Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Grover 2015
The Muppets. Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam Eagle, Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal, Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam Eagle / Marvin Suggs, Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal (voice) 2015
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story Himself 2015
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Muppets Now Fozzie / Miss Piggy / Animal / Sam (voice) 2021
Sesame Street: Elmo's Playdate Grover / Bert (voice) / Bert 2020
Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary Celebration Bert / Grover / Guy Smiley / Harvey Kneeslapper / Oscar the Grouch / Two-Headed Monster (Left Head) (voice) 2019
When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special Bert / Grover 2018
Big City Greens Dr. Enamel (voice) (as Fozzie Bear) 2018
Drop the Mic Miss Piggy (voice) 2017
Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas Bert 2016
Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Grover 2015
The Muppets. Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam Eagle, Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal, Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam Eagle / Marvin Suggs, Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal (voice) 2015
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story Himself 2015
Sesame Street: The Best of Elmo 3 Kid Muppet (archive footage) 2015
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Oscar the Grouch 2014
Muppets Most Wanted Animal (voice) 2014
Unscripted Miss Piggy 2014
Lady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle (voice) 2013
Scooby-Doo! Adventures: The Mystery Map Shaggy Rogers - Puppeteer 2013
mental_floss: The List Show Miss Piggy / Animal 2013
The Muppets All-Star Comedy Gala Fozzie Bear (voice) 2012
Christmas in Rockefeller Center Miss Piggy 2012
Oprah: Where Are They Now? Bert 2012
Sesame Street: Preschool Is Cool - Making Friends Grover (voice) 2012
The Muppets Marvin Suggs (voice) 2011
The Jonathan Ross Show Miss Piggy 2011
Nerdy Nummies Miss Piggy 2011
So Random! Miss Piggy (voice) (as Miss Piggy) 2011
Take Two with Phineas and Ferb Miss Piggy (voice) 2010
Shalom Sesame Grover 2010
Good Luck Charlie Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal 2010
Sesame Street: Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures Bert (voice) 2010
Sesame Street: Preschool is Cool, ABCs with Elmo Grover 2010
Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Miss Piggy (voice) 2009
Being Green Bert (voice) 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Animal (voice), Grover (voice), Miss Piggy (voice) 2009
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy / Animal / Sam the Eagle (voice) 2008
Studio DC: Almost Live! Animal, Miss Piggy 2008
Piper's Picks TV Miss Piggy (voice) 2008
Abby in Wonderland Grover as the Mad Hatter / Bert as Tweedle Dee (voice) 2008
Elmo's Christmas Countdown Bert / Grover (voice) 2007
Chelsea Lately Miss Piggy - Guest 2007
Ready for School 2007
A Sesame Street Christmas Carol (voice) (archive footage) 2006
Elmo's World: Pets! 2006
Guess That Shape and Color 2006
Elmo Visits the Doctor 2005
Jack's Big Music Show Little Bad Wolf, Phil the Coo-Coo Bird 2005
Sesame Street: All-Star Alphabet Bert (voice) 2005
Dancing with the Stars Himself (as Animal) 2005
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam Eagle (voice) 2005
Sesame Street: Friends to the Rescue 2005
Wonder Pets! Yuko Yak (voice) 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Bear 2005
The Tony Danza Show Miss Piggy 2004
Sesame Street: A Celebration of Me, Grover Grover / Bert / Grover's Mommy (voice) 2004
What's the Name of That Song Super Grover 2004
Weezer: Video Capture Device - Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002 Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy (segment "Keep Fishin'") 2004
Sesame Street: Happy Healthy Monsters Grover 2004
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal 2003
Sesame Street: Three Bears and a New Baby (voice) 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Animal, Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy 2003
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie Yoda (voice) 2002
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Miss Piggy / Fozzie / Animal 2002
Sesame Street: Computer Caper Muppet Performer (voice) (archive footage) 2002
Bert & Ernie's Word Play Bert 2002
The Bachelor Miss Piggy (voice) 2002
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus Bobby Becker 2001
Scrubs Grover 2001
Between the Lions Bert 2000
Elmopalooza! Additional Muppet Performer 1998
Bear in the Big Blue House Harry the Duck 1997
123 Count with Me (voice) 1997
WWE Raw Animal (voice) / Fozzie Bear / Animal 1993
Children in Need Miss Piggy (voice) 1980
20/20 Miss Piggy 1978
Saturday Night Live Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear 1975
Sesame Street Grover (voice), Muppet, Grover (voice) / Bert, Bert (voice), Grover, Bert / Grover (voice), (voice), Bert (voice) / Grover, Bert / Grover / Additional Muppets (voice), Bert, Cookie Monster, G (voice) / Grover, Giant Boulder (voice), Grover (voice) (archive footage) / Bert, Bert / Cookie Monster / Grover, Grover (voice) / Doctor Two / Cap-ten Kirk, Guy Smiley (voice), Hammy (voice), Jitterbug, Penguin Guard (voice) / Grover, Grover / Bert, Grover / Oscar (voice) 1969
2019 Emmy Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance Nominated
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