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Martin P. Robinson

Martin P. Robinson (born March 9, 1954) is a puppeteer for the Jim Henson Company. He originally built, designed, and performed the puppets for Little Shop of Horrors. He is perhaps best known for his work on Sesame Street. He has performed the characters of Telly Monster, Slimey the Worm, Mr. Snuffleupagus, and Tony The Turtle on the show for more than 20 years. He also performed the character Riff on Allegra's Window, and was an animatronic puppeteer for Leonardo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He is the puppeteer responsible for training the puppeteers on Sesame Tree. He was born on March 9, 1954 in Dearborn, Michigan. Graduated from Brookfield East High School, in Brookfield, Wisconsin, suburb of Milwaukee. He was married to Annie Evans on August 9, 2008 on the set of Sesame Street, in the Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens, NY. Description above from the Wikipedia article Martin P. Robinson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Mar 9, 1954 In Dearborn, Michigan, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Sesame Unpaved 1969-11-10
Latest Project:
Movie Sesame Street: 50 Years Of Sunny Days 2021-04-26
Known For
Poster of Allegra's Window
Poster of Spitting Image
Poster of Sesame Street
Poster of Sesame Unpaved
Movie Sesame Street: 50 Years Of Sunny Days 2021-04-26
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo's Playdate Telly Monster (voice) 2020-04-14
Series Helpsters Mr. Primm 2019-11-01
Movie Sesame Street: Bedtime with Elmo Telly Monster (voice) 2009-06-01
Movie A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Sweetums / Additional Muppets (voice) 2008-12-17
Movie Sesame Street: Big Bird Sings! Snuffy (voice) 2005-02-01
Movie Sesame Street: A Magical Halloween Adventure 2004-08-03
Movie Sesame Street: Let's Eat! Funny Food Songs Telly Monster (voice) 2003-01-01
Movie Sesame Street: Sesame Sings Karaoke Telly 2003-08-05
Movie Sesame Street: Kids' Favorite Songs 2 Snuffy / Telly (Hero Guy segment) (voice) 2001-10-09
Movie Sesame Street: Kids' Favorite Songs Telly / Snuffy (voice) 1999-03-09
Movie The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Telly / Pestie / Laundromad Guy (voice) 1999-10-01
Movie Sesame Street: The Alphabet Jungle Game Telly Monster (voice) 1998-01-01
Movie Sesame Street: Quiet Time Telly Monster (voice) 1997-04-01
Movie Sesame Street: Fiesta! "Numero Comparsa" Singer / Telly Monster (voice) 1997-12-01
Movie Sesame Street: Sing Yourself Sillier at the Movies Telly Monster / Monty (voice) 1997-04-01
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas Telly Monster 1997-09-03
Movie Sesame Street: Elmocize Monty (voice) 1996-01-01
Series The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss Unknown 1996-10-13
Series Allegra's Window Unknown 1994-10-24
Movie The World of Jim Henson Self (archive footage) 1994-11-23
Movie Sesame Street: 25 Wonderful Years: A Musical Celebration! 1993-10-29
Movie Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration Telly Monster (voice) 1993-10-29
Movie Sesame Street: Monster Hits! Herry's Father (voice) 1990-01-01
Movie Sing-Along, Dance-Along, Do-Along 1988-06-01
Movie Sesame Street: Put Down the Duckie: An All-Star Musical Special Muppet Performer 1988-10-05
Movie Sesame Street: Sleepytime Songs & Stories Telly Monster / Snuffy / Buster the Horse (voice) 1986-01-01
Movie The Tale of the Bunny Picnic Farmer (voice) 1986-03-26
Movie Follow That Bird Mr. Snuffleupagus / Telly Monster / Board of Birds / Grouch Diner Patron (voice) 1985-08-02
Series Spitting Image 1984-02-26
Movie The Muppets Take Manhattan Additional Muppet Performer / College Student in Audience / Bear 1984-06-27
Movie Big Bird in China Telly Monster (voice) 1983-05-29
Movie Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Mr. Snuffleupagus (voice) 1983-11-16
Series Sesame Unpaved Unknown 1969-11-10
Series Sesame Street Unknown 1969-11-10