Paul McGinnis

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Paul McGinnis is an American puppeteer for Sesame Street and The Muppets. He has also performed in various non-Muppet television productions such as Julie's Greenroom, The Wiz Live!, Crash & Bernstein, Crank Yankers, Warren the Ape, Greg the Bunny, It's a Big Big World, The Book of Pooh, Between the Lions and Dog with a Blog. McGinnis performed on... read more

Paul McGinnis is an American puppeteer for Sesame Street and The Muppets. He has also performed in various non-Muppet television productions such as Julie's Greenroom, The Wiz Live!, Crash & Bernstein, Crank Yankers, Warren the Ape, Greg the Bunny, It's a Big Big World, The Book of Pooh, Between the Lions and Dog with a Blog. McGinnis performed on stage in the 2004-2005 Broadway tour of Little Shop of Horrors, as well as Walking with Dinosaurs − The Arena Spectacular. McGinnis also creates his own works of puppetry on YouTube. In September 2017, McGinnis was an additional Muppet performer on The Muppets Take the Bowl live show at the Hollywood Bowl.

Actor Filmography

Julie's Greenroom Additional Puppeteer 2017
The Wiz Live! Puppeteer 2015
Killer Rack Tim 2015
The Jack and Triumph Show Possum 2015
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Dog, Elmo's Piggy Bank / Right Hand, Puppeteer, Unicorn 2014
Lady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular Additional Muppet Performer (voice) 2013
Dry Bones Tom 2013
Scooby-Doo! Adventures: The Mystery Map Additional Puppeteer 2013
Felt Puppeteer 2013
Dog With a Blog Additional Puppeteer 2012
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Julie's Greenroom Additional Puppeteer 2017
The Wiz Live! Puppeteer 2015
Killer Rack Tim 2015
The Jack and Triumph Show Possum 2015
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Dog, Elmo's Piggy Bank / Right Hand, Puppeteer, Unicorn 2014
Lady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular Additional Muppet Performer (voice) 2013
Dry Bones Tom 2013
Scooby-Doo! Adventures: The Mystery Map Additional Puppeteer 2013
Felt Puppeteer 2013
Dog With a Blog Additional Puppeteer 2012
Crash & Bernstein Puppeteer #2, Puppeteer 2 2012
The Muppets Additional Muppet Performer (voice) 2011
Portlandia Additional Muppets 2011
Horror Creek Manor Fire Pump Operator 2010
Disney XD's My Life 2010
Warren The Ape Various / Warren Assist, Warren Assist, Puppeteer, Robot / Jurgen The Wrangler / Warren Assist 2010
The Dr. Oz Show Muppet Performer 2009
Elmo's World: All About Faces Muppet Performer 2009
Being Green Additional Muppets 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Additional Muppets 2009
Elmo and the Bookaneers 2009
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Additional Muppets (voice) 2008
Sesame Street: Love the Earth! (voice) 2008
The Wendy Williams Show Muppet Performer 2008
Count on Sports Additional Muppets 2008
Abby in Wonderland Additional Muppets 2008
Elmo's Christmas Countdown Additional Muppet Performer (voice) 2007
Sesame Beginnings: Moving Together 2007
Sesame Beginnings: Exploring Together 2006
America's Got Talent Puppeteer 2006
It's a Big Big World Various 2006
The Colbert Report Muppet Performer 2005
Greg the Bunny Elephant Man 2005
What's the Name of That Song Additional Muppets 2004
Elmo's World: Happy Holidays! Additional Muppets 2002
Elmo Visits the Firehouse Muppet 2002
Crank Yankers Puppeteer 2002
The West Wing Elmo's Right Hand 1999
Sesame Street Muppet, Ambulance Driver (voice) 1969
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