Richard Hunt

Birthday: Aug 16, 1951
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, USA
Richard Hunt (August 16, 1951 - January 7, 1992) was an American puppeteer best known for his association with The Muppets. His Muppet characters included Scooter, Janice, Beaker, Statler, and Sweetums, He also performed many characters on Sesame Street, including Forgetful Jones, Placido Flamingo, Don Music, and an early Elmo.Following his death from AIDS, the role of Beaker was inherited by Steve Whitmire, that of Statler by Jerry Nelson, that of Sweetums by John Henson, and those of Scooter and Janice by Brian Henson; Scooter's most recent performer is Rickey Boyd.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Sesame Street: Count it Higher Actor 2005
No Score Yet Sesame Street: The Great Numbers Game Actor 1998
No Score Yet A Muppet Family Christmas Actor 1987
No Score Yet Sesame Street - Christmas Eve on Sesame Street Actor 1987
No Score Yet The Christmas Toy Belmont 1986
No Score Yet Tale of the Bunny Picnic Actor 1986
No Score Yet Sesame Street: Learning About Letters Actor 1986
92% Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird Gladys the Cow/Feathered Friends Owl 1985
No Score Yet Oxford Blues larry 1984
83% The Muppets Take Manhattan Scooter/Janice 1984
86% Trading Places Wilson 1983
76% The Great Muppet Caper Scooter/Statler/Sweetums/Janice/Beaker 1981
No Score Yet The Muppets Go To The Movies Actor 1981
88% The Muppet Movie Scooter/Statler/Janice/Sweetums/Beaker 1979
100% Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas Actor 1977
No Score Yet The Muppet Show Actor 1976

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet The Cosby Show
1984-1992
Voice
  • 1990
No Score Yet Fraggle Rock
1983-1987
Voice
  • 1987
  • 1986
  • 1985
  • 1984
  • 1983
100% The Muppet Show
1976-1981
Voice
  • 1980
  • 1977

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