Eric Jacobson

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Eric Jacobson
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Born (1971-01-15) January 15, 1971 (age 48)
OccupationPuppeteer
Years active1994–present
Spouse(s)Mary Jacobson

Eric Jacobson (born January 15, 1971)[1] is an American puppeteer who has been working with Sesame Street since 1994. He is the current performer of Grover since 1998 and Bert since 1997, he's also the current performer of Miss Piggy and Fozzie Bear in The Muppets Franchise, replacing Frank Oz.[2] He is married to Mary Jacobson.

Muppet Performers[change | change source]

  • Muppet Characters: Miss Piggy (2001-present), Fozzie Bear (2002-present), Animal (2002-present), Sam the Eagle (2005-present)
  • Sesame Street: Bert (1997-present), Frankie, Giant Boulder, Grover (1998-present), Guy Smiley (2005-present), Oscar the Grouch (2015-present), Two-Headed Monster (left head, 2016-present) one of The Three Little Pigs, Mr. Tiger, Hammy the Dwarf, the Martians, "Dinner Theatre" Pumpkin uncle ("Annie Get Your Gumbo"), Dusty
  • Bear in the Big Blue House: Harry the Duck, Yukker Tutter
  • Elmopalooza: Additional Puppeteer
  • It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie: Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Yoda Muppet
  • A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa: Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Animal, Sam Eagle
  • The Muppets: Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Sam Eagle, Marvin Suggs
  • Spaghetti Space Chase: Bert, Super Grover 2.0
  • Muppets Most Wanted: Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Sam Eagle, Animal, Baby
  • Muppet Moments: Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Sam the Eagle
  • The Muppets 2015 Presentation Pilot: Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Sam Eagle
  • The Muppets: Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Sam Eagle, Marvin Suggs
  • The Muppets Take the Bowl: Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Sam Eagle, The Newsman
  • The Muppets Take the O2: Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Sam Eagle, The Newsman

References[change | change source]

  1. Vogel, Matt (26 July 2018). "If anyone can fix Eric's Wikipedia entry, I would especially appreciate it. He's always going on about it. It's annoying. January 15, 1971. I am 100% sure. #Seriously #Muppets #Birthday #WikiGoof #FakeID #SoMuchDrama #ALittleHelp".
  2. Setoodeh, Ramin (11 March 2014). "How Kermit and the Muppets Got Their Mojo Back". Variety. Retrieved 12 March 2014.

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