Richard Hunt

Actor · Director
IVA Star Rating : 66
Richard Hunt was an American puppeteer and director, best known as a Muppet performer on Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, and other projects for The Jim Henson Company. His roles on The Muppet Show included Scooter, Statler, Janice, Beaker and Sweetums.

Richard Hunt was an American puppeteer and director, best known as a Muppet performer on Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, and other projects for The Jim Henson Company. His roles on The Muppet Show included Scooter, Statler, Janice, Beaker and Sweetums.

Born

Friday, 17 August 1951

Died

Tuesday, 07 January 1992

Actor Filmography

20 to 1 Statler (voice) (archive footage) 2005
Sesame Street: A Celebration of Me, Grover Harvey Monster (voice) (archive footage) 2004
Bert & Ernie's Word Play (voice) (archive footage) 2002
Sesame Street: Cookie Monster's Best Bites (voice) (archive footage) 1995
Sing Along Sully 1995
Time Team Himself - Local Farmer 1994
The Best of Elmo (voice) (archive footage) 1994
Sesame Street: We All Sing Together Gladys the Cow (voice) (archive footage) 1993
Sesame Street: Sing, Hoot & Howl with the Sesame Street Animals Gladys the Cow (voice) 1991
The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson Scooter / Statler / Sweetums / Janice / Beaker (voice) 1990
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

20 to 1 Statler (voice) (archive footage) 2005
Sesame Street: A Celebration of Me, Grover Harvey Monster (voice) (archive footage) 2004
Bert & Ernie's Word Play (voice) (archive footage) 2002
Sesame Street: Cookie Monster's Best Bites (voice) (archive footage) 1995
Sing Along Sully 1995
Time Team Himself - Local Farmer 1994
The Best of Elmo (voice) (archive footage) 1994
Sesame Street: We All Sing Together Gladys the Cow (voice) (archive footage) 1993
Sesame Street: Sing, Hoot & Howl with the Sesame Street Animals Gladys the Cow (voice) 1991
The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson Scooter / Statler / Sweetums / Janice / Beaker (voice) 1990
The Earth Day Special Crocodile (voice) (as The Muppets) 1990
The Jim Henson Hour Beaker, Statler (voice) 1989
The Pat Sajak Show The Pig (archive footage) 1989
Count It Higher: Great Music Videos from Sesame Street Beetle 1988
A Muppet Family Christmas Scooter / Janice / Statler / Beaker / Gladys the Cow / Two-Headed Monster / Snowman (voice) 1987
CBS Summer Playhouse Del 1987
Shalom Sesame (voice), Gladys the Cow (voice), Green Alphabeat, Stuie Monster, Telephone Operator (voice) 1987
The Christmas Toy Belmont 1986
Learning About Numbers Count - assistant 1986
The Tale of the Bunny Picnic Lugsy (voice) 1986
The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years Beaker / Scooter / Statler / Sweetums / Janice / Two-Headed Monster (Stein) / Tug Monster (voice) 1986
Learning About Letters Green (AM) Townsperon 1986
Jim Henson's Little Muppet Monsters Tug / Scooter / Announcer 1985
Follow That Bird Feathered Friends Owl 1985
Muppet Video: The Kermit and Piggy Story 1985
The Cosby Show Statler / Blue Frackle / Sandwich 1984
Muppet Babies Scooter 1984
Oxford Blues Larry 1984
The Muppets Take Manhattan Dog (voice) / Scooter / Statler / Janice / Beaker / Dog 1984
Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Muppet Performer (voice) 1983
Trading Places Wilson 1983
Fraggle Rock Junior Gorg, Gunge, Gillis Fraggle, Additional Muppets, Muppet Performer, Fire Chief Fraggle, Beige Fraggle, Gunge (voice), Doozer (voice), Mudwell the Mudbunny, Purple Fragglette, The Spiderfly, Storyteller Fraggle, The Wizard, Turbo Doozer, The Genie, Venerable Sage Lambo, Club Member #2 (voice), Flex Doozer, Herkimer Fraggle 1983
Big Bird in China Two-Headed Monster (voice) 1983
The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show Various Muppets 1982
The Great Muppet Caper Cab Driver (uncredited) 1981
John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together Scooter / Statler / Janice / Beaker (voice) 1979
The Muppet Movie Fozzie Bear (assistant) (voice) 1979
The Muppets Go Hollywood Various Muppets 1979
Christmas Eve on Sesame Street Ernie (assistant) 1978
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas Charlie / Lizard / George Rabbit (voice) / George Rabbit 1977
The Muppet Show Janice, Janice / Beaker, Scooter / Statler, Statler (voice), Beaker / Janice / Bun-Bun Brother, Scooter / Statler / Janice, Scooter / Statler / Les, Scooter / Statler / Lobster, Scooter / Statler / Miss Piggy / French Bread / Mary Louise / Mildred / Pig, Scooter / Statler / Miss Piggy / Miss Piggy's Dancing Partner, Scooter / Statler / Miss Piggy / Pigs / Bartender / Frogs, Scooter / Statler / Miss Piggy / Wayne / Miss Piggy's Dancing Partner, Scooter / Statler / Pig Crew Member / Chickens, Scooter / Statler / Pig Dancers / Jugband Member, Scooter / Statler / Pig Guard / Doctor Pig / Sweetums, Scooter / Statler / Prairie Dog / Cowboy, Scooter / Statler / Sweetums / Behemoth / Ghost / Wayne / Miss Kitty, Scooter / Statler / Sweetums / Bubba / Pig, Scooter / Statler / Sweetums / Pigs / Frog, Scooter / Statler / Sweetums / Wayne / Gorgon Heap / Pig Dancers / Catgut, Scooter / Statler / Sweetums / Wayne / Jugband Member / Miss Piggy / Pig, Scooter / Statler / Wayne / Cow / Feather Boas, Scooter / Statler / Wayne, Scooter / Statler / Youknow Bird / Boppity / Girl Monster, Beaker / Janice / Lyle the Dog, Beaker / Janice / Turkey / Beaker clones, Beaker / Janice, Beaker / Lizard / Gills Brother, Beaker / Penguins / Gills Brother / Wolfhound / Pigs / Prairie Dog, Beaker / Scooter / Statler / Whatnot Gypsies / Gramps / Chicken, Beaker / Shark / Caterpillar, Beaker, Bobby Benson / Catgut, Boppity / Statler / Miss Piggy / Pig / Wayne / Mildred / Hat, British Man / Statler, Gladys / Scooter / Beaker / Wayne / Statler, Janice / Additional Muppets, Janice / Beaker / Arab, Archaeologist / Statler, Mean Mama / Beaker, Miss Piggy / Scooter / Statler / Pig / Frog / Ohboy Bird / Beautiful Day Monster, Miss Piggy / Scooter / Statler / Sweetums / Pigs / Boppity, Miss Piggy / Statler / Miss Piggy's Dancing Partner, Miss Piggy / Statler / Sweetums / Wayne / Miss Piggy's Dancing Partner, Scooter / Beaker / Bobby Benson / Statler / Goldfish Hunter, Scooter / Beaker / Pole Vaulter / Zucchini Brother / J.P. Grosse / George the Janitor / Statler, Scooter / Beaker / Statler / Sweetums / Chicken / Zucchini Brother / Pig / Whatnot Dancer / Bubba, Scooter / Beaker / Wayne / Statler / Pigs / Whatnot / Muppaphones, Scooter / Gladys the Cafeteria Lady / Wayne / Statler, Scooter / Gladys / Statler / Janice / Pig, Scooter / Gladys / Statler / Wayne / Beaker / Pigs, Scooter / Harold / Pig Crew Member / Statler / Tree, Scooter / Janice / Beaker / Sleeze Brother / Pig Dancer / Whatnot Dancer / Statler, Scooter / Janice / Beaker / Statler, Scooter / Janice / Gloat / Statler, Scooter / Janice / Merdlidop / Big Mama / Statler, Scooter / Janice / Penguin / Statler / Bar Patron, Scooter / Janice / Statler / Beagle / Whatnot / The Arab / Baby / Pigs, Scooter / Janice / Statler / Gladys / Pig / The Arab / Roger, Scooter / Janice / Statler / Mean Mama / Mean Mama's Baby / Gingerbread Man, Scooter / Janice / Statler / Pig / Penguin, Scooter / Janice / Statler / Wayne, Scooter / Janice / Statler, Scooter / Janice / Sweetums / Chicken / Statler, Scooter / Janice / Wayne / Statler, Scooter / Lenny the Lizard / Statler / Cauliflower / Asparagus / Zucchini Brother, Scooter / Statler / Beaker / British Chap Pig / Cow, Scooter / Statler / Beaker / Gladys / Blue Frackle / Sweetums / Stalagmite, Scooter / Statler / Beaker / Janice / Bubba / Chicken / Grasshopper, Scooter / Statler / Beaker / Sweetums, Scooter / Statler / Beaker / William Shakespeare / Sweetums, Scooter / Statler / Bossman / Chicken / Janice / Phyllis the Merdlidop / Droop / Afghan Hound / Ronald Duck, Scooter / Statler / Chicken / Wayne, Scooter / Statler / Crocodile, Scooter / Statler / Gladys / Muppaphones / Pigs, Scooter / Statler / Janice / African Mask / Pig, Scooter / Statler / Janice / Beaker / Whatnot Dancers / Blue Frackle, Scooter / Statler / Janice / Pig / Luncheon Counter Monster / Whatnot, Scooter / Statler / Janice / Wayne / Turkey / Aquarius Singer / Clive Cahuenga, Statler / Miss Piggy / Wayne / Miss Piggy's Dancing Partner, Statler / Scooter / Snake Frackle, Statler / Sweetums / Wayne / Snake Frackle / Tiny, Statler / Wayne / Japanese Cake / Whatnots, Statler, Sweetums / Dead Ear Dick, Sweetums / Statler, The March Hare, Wayne / Frog Scout / Quongo, Wayne / Janice / Cow, Winny / Turkey / Bubba, Scooter / Sweetums / Beaker / Statler / Pig Dancers, Scooter / Wayne / Miss Piggy / Statler / Pig Dancers / Half of the Two-Headed Singer, Scooter / Wayne / Pig Dancers / Statler, Soldier / Statler, Janice / Bobby Benson, Janice / Bruno / Otter / Handcuff Salesman / Viking Pig, Janice / Lubbock Lou / Dog, Janice / Lyle the Dog, Janice / Pigs, Janice / Rat / Skunk / Raccoons / Billy the Bear, Janice / Shepherd / Shark, Janice / The Showman / British Man 1976
Saturday Night Live King Ploobis's Right Hand (as Jim Henson's Muppets), King Ploobis's right hand (credit only), Wisss (voice) (as Jim Henson's Muppets) 1975
Out to Lunch Additional Muppet Performer (voice) 1974
Tales from Muppetland: The Muppet Musicians of Bremen Chicken / Additional Muppet Performer 1972
Tales from Muppetland: The Frog Prince Aunt Taminella (assistant) 1971
Great Performances Self / Muppet Performer 1971
The Great Santa Claus Switch Bing / Match Frackle (voice) 1970
Sesame Street (voice), Two-Headed Monster, (voice) (archive footage), Gladys the Cow, Richard (Two-Headed Monster), Forgetful Jones, Sully, Timmy Twiddlebug, Cowboy, Additional Muppets, Placido Flamingo, Anything Muppets, Green Alphabeat, Little Red Riding Hood, Placido Flamingo / Gladys the Cow, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Sully, Spaceship Surprise Mate, Two-Headed Monster / Larry Rhymie, Backup Doctor, Cow, Placido Flamingo / Two-Headed Monster, Baby Bobby, Telephone Operator, Gladys the Cow / Two-Headed Monster, (archive footage), Backup Vocals, Don Music / Two-Headed Monster, Librarian, Forgetful Jones / Richard (Two-Headed Monster), Additional Muppet Performer, Bruno, Gladys the Cow / Green Alphabeat, Monotones Vocalist, Anything Muppets / Two-Headed Monster, Sonny Friendly / Richard / Sully, Spaceship Surprise Mate / Second Weather Man, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Gladys the Cow / Fish / Tree, The Pig / Lettuce, Two Headed Monster [Right], Two- Headed Monster, Two-Headed Monster / Forgetful Jones / Gladys the Cow, Two-Headed Monster / Gladys the Cow / Shaking Shoe / Dark Green Monster, Two-Headed Monster / Gladys, Two-Headed Monster / Green Alphabeat / Victim / Ali Baba / Prince, Monsters, Muppet Performer, Nick Redfield / Maurice Monster, Old MacDonald, Orange Gold Tarnish Brother, Placido Flamingo / Forgetful Jones / Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Tour Guide / Backup Vocals, Placido Flamingo / Gladys the Cow / Dip, Green Patron, Green Subject / Stuie Monster / Pig #2, Green Villager, Grenadier Guardsman, Guy Smiley / Townsperson, Horseman / Green Alphabeat / Sully / Orange Gold Tarnish Brother / Zookeeper, Hot Pink Brother, Lead Beetle / Two-Headed Monster / Baby Bobby, Librarian / Forgetful Jones / Cow, Little Pig, Eddie / Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Blue Beatnik / Timmy Twiddlebug, Eddie, Forgetful Jones / Cheerful, Forgetful Jones / Gladys the Cow / Monster at Disco, Forgetful Jones / Letter E, Forgetful Jones / Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Delivery Man, Forgetful Jones / Two-Headed Monster, Frazzletone, Gladys the Cow / Captain Vegetable / Two-Headed Monster, Gladys the Cow / Old MacDonald / Assistant, Bear, Brick-house Pig / Two-Headed Monster, Bus Driver Monster / Two-Headed Monster / Little Sammy Pottle, Counting Service Man / Two-Headed Monster / Eskimo Boy, Cowboy / Cowpoke, Cowpoke, Don Music / Anything Muppets / Garbage Man / Green Villager / Oscar's Nephew / Lavender Alphabeat, Don Music / Frazzletone, Don Music / Gladys the Cow, Don Music / Lettuce, Don Music / Two-Headed Monster / Gladys the Cow, Grandpa Grouch / Forgetful Jones / Maurice Monster, Greaser / Harvey's Victim, Headline Howie, Janitor / Gladys the Cow / Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / British Chap, Lady Lulu, Larry Rhymie, Lavender Alphabeat / Pig, Lead Beetle, Leo the Party Monster / Forgetful Jones / Two-Headed Monster, Letter E / Don Music / Additional Anything Muppets, Maurice Monster, Placido Flamingo / Blue Man, Placido Flamingo / Gladys the Cow / Two-Headed Monster / Sneaker, Placido Flamingo / Potter Piper / Forgetful Jones, Don Music / Lavender Alphabeat, Don Music / Oil Man / Timmy Twiddlebug, Don Music / Two-Headed Monster / Sneaker / Cheerful / Placido Flamingo / Green Alphabeat, Don Music, Easter Bunny, Forgetful Jones / 'Air' Backup singer, Forgetful Jones / Eddie / Delivery Man / Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / TV Announcer, Forgetful Jones / Orange Gold Son, Forgetful Jones / Two-Headed Monster / Hot Pink Brother / Lavender Tarnish Brother / Gilbert / Bruno, Forgettinest Jones / Dip Cat / Forgetful Jones / Additional Anything Muppets, Gladys the Cow / Two-Headed Monster / Francine, Gladys the Cow / Two-Headed Monster / Potter Piper / Lavender Alphabeat / Sonny Friendly, Tenor Barber Singer, The Butler / The Missing Cat, The Letter E, Timmy Twiddlebug / Monsters, Timmy Twiddlebug / Two-Headed Monster / Librarian / Francine / Gladys the Cow, Two-Headed Monster / Forgetful Jones / Cow, Two-Headed Monster / Green Witch, Two-Headed Monster / Spaceship Surprise Mate / Lead Singer of Movin' / Dip Cat / Soldier John, Two-Headed Monster / Timmy Twiddlebug / Larry Rhymie, Various Muppets, Pumpkin Cowboy, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Blue Beatnik, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Delivery Man, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Forgetful Jones / Honkers, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Green Greaser, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Grouch Host, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Mate, Stan / Umbrella Salesman, Sully / Herry Assistant, Sully / Jacques Shoesteau (segment 'In, On, and Under') / Two-Headed Monster, Sully / Various Anything Muppets, Ali Baba, Alphabeat, Anything Muppets / Pig #2, Bear / Two-Headed Monster / Villager, Blue Martian, Brad / Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Gladys the Cow, British Chap / Two-Headed Monster, Cedric / Two-Headed Monster / Timmy Twiddlebug / Maurice Monster, Cheerful Dwarf, Cora Cow / Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich / French Toast, Counting Service Man / Forgetful Jones, Counting Service Man, Old MacDonald / Backup Vocals / Green Alphabeat, Old MacDonald / Brad, Old MacDonald / Spaceship Surprise Officer, Pig #2, Placido Flamingo / Old MacDonald, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Announcer, Two-Headed Monster / Maurice Monster, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Beetles Lead Vocalist, Two-Headed Monster / Stan, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / British Chap, Two-Headed Monster / Sully, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Elmo / Maurice Monster / Alphabeat Vocals, Two-Headed Monster / Tall Grey Monster, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Elmo / Sister / Friend, Two-Headed Monster / Wodehouse, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Green Eskimo / Blue Man, Willy Nilly, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Placido Flamingo / Gladys the Cow / AM Monsters / Shoe, Spud / Timmy Twiddlebug / Richard (Two-Headed Monster), Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Young Woman who Lives in a Hat, Sully / Two-Headed Monster / Green Alphabeat, Gladys the Cow / Pig #2 / Delivery Woman, Sully / Two-Headed Monster, Gladys the Cow / 'Spaceship Surprise' Officer, Gladys the Cow / Timmy Twiddlebug / Francine, Green Beetle / Spaceship Surprise Mate / Additional Anything Muppets, Lavender Frazzletone / Two-Headed Monster / One of the Tarnish Brothers, Lavender Man, Lavender Monotone / Telephone Operator / Rockhead, Leaky / Ham, Cavewoman / Easter Bunny, Chauffeur / Carl Carrot, Chester the Bartender, Crossing Guard / Blue Martian / Forgetful Jones, Crossing Guard, Don Music / Chickens / Sid, Don Music / Forgetful Jones / Pink, Don Music / Pumpkin Victim, Don Music / Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Gladys the Cow / Sheep, Fat Blue Boy, Forgetful Jones / Bird, Forgetful Jones / Boy / Wodehouse / Lavender Woman / Carl the Cop, Forgetful Jones / Gladys the Cow, Alphabeat Vocals / Monotones Vocals, Backing Doctor / Richard (Two-Headed Monster), Backup Doctor / Forgetful Jones / Richard (Two-Headed Monster), Beetles Vocalist / Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Blue Man, Blue Martian / Bear, British Guy / Prince Charming / Gladys the Cow, Forgetful Jones / Son #1 / Clancy / Anything Muppets, Forgetful Jones / The Shaking Shoe, Forgetful Jones / Two-Headed Monster / Cora Cow / Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich / Don Music / French Toast, Man / Classmate, Maurice Monster / Monsters / Green Patron, Rockhead / Harry, Sonny Friendly, Sully / Two-Headed Monster / Cowboy, Telephone Operator / Monotones Vocalist / Green Alphabeat, Timmy Twiddlebug / Gladys the Cow, Townsperson #2 / Winnie Wiggins, Townsperson #2, Two-Headed Monster / Blue Martian, Two-Headed Monster / Forgetful Jones, Two-Headed Monster / Leo the Party Monster / Sully / Gladys the Cow, Two-Headed Monster / Little Red Riding Hood, Two-Headed Monster / Mr. Moses, Two-Headed Monster / Placido Flamingo / Cheerful, Two-Headed Monster / Timmy Twiddlebug / Counting Service Man, Alphabeat Vocals, Anything Muppets / Bear, Backup Monster, Bad Barney / Gladys the Cow, Bruno / Placido Flamingo / Brick-house Pig, Cheerful / King Gerry's Doctor / Lettuce, Dip, Don Music / Gilbert / Lead Beetle, Don Music / Gladys the Cow / Girl / Woman, Eskimo, Fenwick la Touche / Bear, Forgetful Jones / Placido Flamingo / Two-Headed Monster / Sonny Friendly / Grenadier Guardsman, Forgetful Jones / Sonny Friendly / Subjects, Forgetful Jones / Victor / Sonny Friendly / Man on Telephone / Gladys the Cow / Thief #2, Forgetful Jones / Wodehouse, Girl, Gladys the Cow / Green Subject, Gladys the Cow / Little Red Riding Hood / Richard (Two-Headed Monster), Gladys the Cow / Richard (Two-Headed Monster), Gladys the Cow / Stuie Monster / Sully / Librarian, Gladys the Cow / The Pig, Tour Guide / Pig #2 / Green Wolf, Two-Headed Monster / Bip's Backup Trio, Two-Headed Monster / Cowboy, Two-Headed Monster / Easter Bunny, Two-Headed Monster / Eskimo Boy, Two-Headed Monster / Gladys the Cow / Old MacDonald, Two-Headed Monster / Placido Flamingo / Gladys the Cow, Two-Headed Monster / Placido Flamingo, Two-Headed Monster / Potter Piper, Grandpa Grouch / Gilbert / Forgetful Jones / Richard (Two-Headed Monster), Green Beetle / Baby Bobby / Two-Headed Monster / Candlemaker, Green Subject / Bear, Green Subject / Forgetful Jones, Grover (Assistant), Harvey Monster / Gladys the Cow, Headline Howie / King's Horseman / Green Woman, Hot Pink Brother / Lavender Tarnish Brother / Gladys the Cow / Brown Cow, Little Girl, Little Red Riding Hood / Eskimo Boy / Maurice Monster, Little Sammy Pottle, Maurice Monster / Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Pig #3, Mirror / Fat Blue Dwarf / Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Eddie, Monotones Vocalist / Apple Monster, Old MacDonald / Green Alphabeat, Pumpkin Man, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Don Music / Forgetful Jones / Timmy Twiddlebug, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Earl, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Maurice Monster / Forgetful Jones / The Young Woman Who Lives in a Hat, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Movin' Lead Singer / Maurice Monster / Prince, Richard (Two-Headed Monster) / Stuie Monster / Harvey Monster, Royal Subject, Taxi Driver, Timmy Twiddlebug / Brad, Timmy Twiddlebug / Horseman / Driver, Timmy Twiddlebug / Sonny Friendly / Two-Headed Monster, Zig-Zag Dancer 1969
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Scooter 1962
The Magical World of Disney Scooter / Statler / Janice / Beaker / Frog 1954

Director Filmography

1981 Emmy Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
1980 Emmy Outstanding Variety or Music Program Nominated
1979 Emmy Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Program Nominated
1978 Emmy Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Series Won
1977 Emmy Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Series Nominated
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