Bill Barretta

Actor | Producer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
The Muppets (2011) | Muppets from Space (1999) | Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
AWARDS 
2 wins & 4 nominations More »
AKA 
Bill Beretta | Pepe the King Prawn | The Swdeish Chef
BORN 
Jun 19, 1964 (age 53)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (29 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for 1 Mile to You1 Mile to You Special Thanks  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Muppets: Jungle BoogieThe Muppets: Jungle Boogie (Video) Dr. Teeth  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Muppets: First Look PresentationThe Muppets: First Look Presentation (Short) Pepe the King Prawn / Swedish Chef / Dr. Teeth / Bobo / Rowlf, Executive Producer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Muppets Most WantedMuppets Most Wanted Pepe the King Prawn / Rowlf the Dog / Dr. Teeth / The Swedish Chef / Bobo the Bear / Big Mean Carl / Baby Boss / Carlo Flamingo / Leprechaun Security Guard (voice), Puppet Captain, Co-Producer, Performer ("Macarena (Bayside Boys Remix)", "Moves Like Jagger")  Less 2014 $50MM $51MM
  • Primary photo for Steve Martin and Kermit the Frog in Dueling BanjosSteve Martin and Kermit the Frog in Dueling Banjos (Short) Muppet Coordinator  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for All I Need Is LoveAll I Need Is Love (Video) Big Mean Carl / Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf the Dog / The Swedish Chef (voice)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The MuppetsThe Muppets Swedish Chef / Rowlf / Dr. Teeth / Pepe The Prawn / Bobo / Foozie Bear / Whatnot Farmer / Muppet Gary (voice), Puppet Captain (Muppet workshop), Associate Producer, Performer ("Together Again")  Less 2011 $45MM $89MM
  • Primary photo for The Muppet Show ThemeThe Muppet Show Theme (Video) Dr. Teeth / Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf / Swedish Chef (voice)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Muppets: Bohemian RhapsodyThe Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody (Video) Pepe the King Prawn / Angel Marie / Bobo the Bear / Big Mean Carl / Mahna Mahna / The Swedish Chef / Banana / Dr. Teeth / Johnny Fiama  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Muppets on 'The Muppets'The Muppets on 'The Muppets' (Video) Pepe the King Prawn / Bobo the Bear / Johnny Fiama / The Interviewer (voice)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Sesame Beginnings: Moving TogetherSesame Beginnings: Moving Together (Video) Elmo's Dad  Less 2007 $750K
  • Primary photo for 2007 Muppet Presentation Pilot2007 Muppet Presentation Pilot (Video) Rowlf the Dog (voice), Director, Producer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Sesame Beginnings: Exploring TogetherSesame Beginnings: Exploring Together (Video) Elmo's Dad  Less 2006 $750K
  • Primary photo for Elmo's Potty TimeElmo's Potty Time (Video) Elmo's Dad (voice)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Sesame Beginnings: Beginning TogetherSesame Beginnings: Beginning Together (Video) Elmo's Dad  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Sesame Beginnings: Make Music TogetherSesame Beginnings: Make Music Together (Video) Elmo's Dad  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Pepe's ProfilesPepe's Profiles (Video) Pepe the King Prawn / Swedish Chef (voice)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Kermit: A Frog's LifeKermit: A Frog's Life (Video) Pepe the King Prawn (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Inside Pepe's Studio: Hosted by Pepe the King PrawnInside Pepe's Studio: Hosted by Pepe the King Prawn (Video) Himself - Host (as Pepe the King Prawn), Special Thanks  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Kermit's Swamp YearsKermit's Swamp Years (Video) Croaker / Horace D' Fly / Roy the Frog / Turtle #2 (voice)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Elmo in GrouchlandThe Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Additional Muppet Performer (voice), Additional Muppet Performer  Less 1999 $26MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for Muppets from SpaceMuppets from Space Pepe the Prawn / Bobo as Rentro / Johnny Fiama / Bubba the Rat / Cosmic Fish #2 (voice), Puppeteer Co-captain  Less 1999 $24MM $17MM
  • Primary photo for Doctor DolittleDoctor Dolittle Puppeteer  Less 1998 $72MM $144MM
  • Primary photo for Muppet Treasure IslandMuppet Treasure Island Clueless Morgan / Swedish Chef / Blind Pew (hands) / Pirate / Pig / Skulls (voice), Performer ("Shiver My Timbers", "Sailing for Adventure", "Cabin Fever", "Professional Pirate", "Boom Shakalaka" (uncredited))  Less 1996 $34MM
  • Primary photo for Muppet Treasure Island Sing-AlongMuppet Treasure Island Sing-Along (Video) Clueless Morgan (voice)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Born to Be WildBorn to Be Wild Gorilla Team  Less 1995 $3.7MM
  • Primary photo for Murder in the FirstMurder in the First Man on the Street  Less 1995 $17MM
  • Primary photo for Geo KidsGeo Kids Puppeteer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Muppet Classic TheaterMuppet Classic Theater (Video) Elvis (voice)  Less 1994
Past Television (40 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Unbreakable Kimmy SchmidtUnbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series) Lonny Dufrene / Mr. Frumpus ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for MasterChef JuniorMasterChef Junior (TV Series) Swedish Chef ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for The Muppets.The Muppets. (TV Series) Pepe the King Prawn / Swedish Chef / Bobo / Rowlf / Howard Tubman / Mahna Mahna / Bubba / Dr. Teeth / Bobo the Bear / Big Mean Carl / Behemoth ( 17 episodes, 2015–2016 ) , Executive Producer ( 14 episodes, 2015–2016 ) , Director ( 1 episode, 2016 ) , Performer ("As Time Goes By") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2015–2016 17
    • Because... Love (Mar 1, 2016) Pepe the King Prawn / Swedish Chef / Bobo / Rowlf / Howard Tubman / Mahna Mahna / Bubba (voice)  Less
    • Generally Inhospitable (Mar 1, 2016) Pepe the King Prawn / Swedish Chef / Dr. Teeth / Bobo / Rowlf (voice)  Less
    • Little Green Lie (Feb 23, 2016) Pepe the King Prawn / Swedish Chef / Dr. Teeth / Bobo / Rowlf (voice), Director, Performer ("As Time Goes By") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Muppet Moments: Disney Jr.Muppet Moments: Disney Jr. (TV Movie) Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Muppet MomentsMuppet Moments (TV Series) Rowlf / Bobo / Pepe the King Prawn, Director  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for Disney Drive On with The MuppetsDisney Drive On with The Muppets (TV Series) Pepe / Big Mean Carl / Bobo  Less 2014– 
  • Primary photo for Piper's Picks TVPiper's Picks TV (TV Series) Swedish Chef ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Nerdy NummiesNerdy Nummies (TV Series) Swedish Chef ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Lady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday SpectacularLady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular (TV Special) Pepe the King Prawn / The Swedish Chef / Rowlf the Dog / Dr. Teeth / Bobo the Bear / Big Mean Carl (voice), Performer ("Venus", "Applause", "Deck the Halls", "Artpop", "Jingle Bells") (uncredited)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Just for LaughsJust for Laughs (TV Series) The Swedish Chef / Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • The Muppets in Montreal (Sep 30, 2012) The Swedish Chef / Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf (voice) (as The Swdeish Chef)  Less
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Dr. Teeth ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Rowlf the Dog ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Performer ("I Can't Believe I'm Hosting SNL") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Jason Segel/Florence and the Machine (Nov 19, 2011) Rowlf the Dog (voice) (uncredited), Performer ("I Can't Believe I'm Hosting SNL")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Muppets Kitchen with Cat CoraThe Muppets Kitchen with Cat Cora (TV Series) Muppet Performer  Less 2010– 
  • Primary photo for When Families GrieveWhen Families Grieve (TV Movie) Louie  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Nostalgia CriticThe Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) Performer ("Shiver My Timbers") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Top 11 Villain Songs (Feb 23, 2010) Performer ("Shiver My Timbers") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • Episode #1.172 (Dec 23, 2009) Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Christmas in Rockefeller CenterChristmas in Rockefeller Center (TV Movie) Dr. Teeth / Pepe the King Prawn  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Habanera: Muppet Music VideoHabanera: Muppet Music Video (TV Mini-series) Swedish Chef  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for Rolling with the Skateboarding Dog!: MuppetsRolling with the Skateboarding Dog!: Muppets (TV Mini-series) Rowlf the Dog  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for Skateboarding Dog Gets Served!: Muppet VideoSkateboarding Dog Gets Served!: Muppet Video (TV Mini-series) Rowlf the Dog  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for Stars & Stripes FOREVER: Muppet Music VideoStars & Stripes FOREVER: Muppet Music Video (TV Mini-series) Bobo the Bear  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for Families Stand Together: Feeling Secure in Tough TimesFamilies Stand Together: Feeling Secure in Tough Times (TV Movie) Louie  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Coming Home: Military Families Cope with ChangeComing Home: Military Families Cope with Change (TV Movie) Louie  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for A Muppets Christmas: Letters to SantaA Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (TV Movie) Pepe the Prawn / Swedish Chef / Rowlf / Dr. Teeth / Bobo the Bear / Husband Pigeon (voice), Puppet Captain  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Studio DC: Almost Live!Studio DC: Almost Live! (TV Series) Dr. Teeth / Pepe the Prawn / Swedish Chef ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • The First Show (Aug 3, 2008) Dr. Teeth / Pepe the Prawn / Swedish Chef (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for TinseltownTinseltown (TV Movie) Bobby, Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day TelethonJerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon (TV Series) Pepe the King Prawn ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • Telethon 2007 (Sep 3, 2007) Pepe the King Prawn (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Kim PossibleKim Possible (TV Series) Motor Ed's 'Main Bro' / Jilly from Jersey / Jackie 'The Jackal' Oaks ( 4 episodes, 2002–2007 )  Less 2002–2007 4
    • Homecoming Upset (Aug 11, 2007) Actor (voice)  Less
    • Motor Ed (May 21, 2004) Motor Ed's 'Main Bro' (voice)  Less
    • Ron the Man (Apr 25, 2003) Jilly from Jersey (voice)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen KingNightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (TV Mini-series) Savage Commando  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for Statler and Waldorf: From the BalconyStatler and Waldorf: From the Balcony (TV Series) Pepe the Prawn / Johnny Fiama / Rowlf / Swedish Chef / Bobo the Bear  Less 2005–2006
  • Primary photo for Late Night Buffet with Augie and DelLate Night Buffet with Augie and Del (TV Movie) Del Kastle (voice), Executive Producer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Muppets' Wizard of OzThe Muppets' Wizard of Oz (TV Movie) Pepe the Prawn as Toto / Dr. Teeth / Johnny Fiama / Lew Zealand / Swedish Chef (voice), Co-Producer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas MovieIt's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (TV Movie) Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf the Dog / Swedish Chef / Johnny Fiama / Bobo the Bear / Howard / Lew Zealand (voice), Co-Producer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real StoryJack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (TV Mini-series) Thunderdell ( 2 episodes, 2001 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 2 episodes, 2001 )  Less 2001 2
    • Episode #1.2 (2001) Thunderdell, Writer (teleplay)  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (2001) Thunderdell, Writer (teleplay)  Less
  • Primary photo for B.R.A.T.S. of the Lost NebulaB.R.A.T.S. of the Lost Nebula (TV Series) Actor  Less 1998– 
  • Primary photo for Muppets TonightMuppets Tonight (TV Series) Johnny Fiama / Bobo the Bear / Zippety-Zap / David Hogsellhoff / Carl / Zippity Zap / Pepe the King Prawn / Big Mean Carl / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / One of the Elvises / Howard Tubman / Marty Pipkin / Snookie Blyer / Sherlock Holmes / Clueless Morgan / Ernst Stavros Grouper / David Hoggselhoff / The Cow Announcer / Captain Pighead / Bobo / Doglion / Frankie Yakovic / Pepe / Baby Kramer / Randall the Zebra / Rowlf ( 22 episodes, 1996–1998 ) , Performer ("Mack the Knife") ( 1 episode, 1996 ) , Performer ("What the World Needs Now Is Love Sweet Love") ( 1 episode, 1996 ) , Performer ("High Hopes") ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1996–1998 22
    • Johnny Fiama Leaves Home (Feb 8, 1998) Johnny Fiama / Bobo the Bear / Zippety-Zap / David Hogsellhoff (voice)  Less
    • Andie MacDowell (Jan 4, 1998) Bobo the Bear / Carl / Zippity Zap / Johnny Fiama / Pepe the King Prawn (voice)  Less
    • The Gary Cahuenga Episode (Dec 28, 1997) Bobo the Bear / Big Mean Carl / Pepe the King Prawn / Johnny Fiama (voice)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Animal ShowAnimal Show (TV Series) Timothy the Owl / Armstrong the Chicken Hawk / Dullard the Aardvark / Lazlo the Hyena / Vernon the Grizzly / Baby Bear / Jared the Tiger / Randall the Zebra ( 7 episodes )  Less 1994–1997 7
    • Owl & Frog Timothy the Owl / Armstrong the Chicken Hawk / Dullard the Aardvark (voice)  Less
    • Chimpanzee & Hyena Lazlo the Hyena / Armstrong the Chicken Hawk (voice)  Less
    • Grizzly Bear & Hedgehog Vernon the Grizzly / Armstrong the Chicken Hawk / Baby Bear (voice)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Wubbulous World of Dr. SeussThe Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss (TV Series) Uncle Berklummer ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Mr. Willowby's Christmas TreeMr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (TV Short) Bear (voice)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for DinosaursDinosaurs (TV Series) Earl Sinclair / Nick / Rabid Caveman ( 64 episodes, 1991–1994 )  Less 1991–1994 64
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Self (18 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Muppet Guys Talking: Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World WatchedMuppet Guys Talking: Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched Himself  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The ViewThe View (TV Series) Himself - Guest Co-Host ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Christmas in Rockefeller CenterChristmas in Rockefeller Center (TV Special) Pepe the Prawn (voice)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Loose WomenLoose Women (TV Series) Pepe the Prawn ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for A Moment WithA Moment With (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2012 )  Less 2012
    • The Muppets 1 (Jun 1, 2012) Himself (as Pepe the King Prawn)  Less
    • The Muppets 2 (Jun 1, 2012) Himself (as Pepe the King Prawn)  Less
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Swedish Chef / Pepe the Prawn / Mahna Mahna ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for VEVO News: On the Set with OK Go and The MuppetsVEVO News: On the Set with OK Go and The Muppets (Video) Dr. Teeth / Swedish Chef (voice)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's JourneyBeing Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Himself - Puppeteer  Less 2011 $303K
  • Primary photo for Extreme Makeover: Home EditionExtreme Makeover: Home Edition (TV Series) Pepe the Prawn / Swedish Chef ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
    • Morris Family (Jan 3, 2010) Pepe the Prawn / Swedish Chef (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for America's Got TalentAmerica's Got Talent (TV Series) Muppet Chicken ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Bonnie Hunt ShowThe Bonnie Hunt Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Bobo the Bear / Orange Featureless Whatnot / Bubba the Rat / Dean & Deluca Patron ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • The Muppets Take Over Today (Nov 13, 2008) Bobo the Bear / Orange Featureless Whatnot / Bubba the Rat / Dean & Deluca Patron (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with Craig FergusonThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Musical Guest ( 5 episodes, 2005–2008 )  Less 2005–2008
    • Episode #5.40 (Oct 28, 2008) Himself (as Pepe the King Prawn)  Less
    • Episode #2.163 (Jun 19, 2006) Himself (as Pepe the King Prawn)  Less
    • Episode #2.61 (Dec 19, 2005) Himself - Musical Guest (as Pepe the King Prawn)  Less
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  • Primary photo for A Company of PlayersA Company of Players (Video) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for When Parents Are DeployedWhen Parents Are Deployed (TV Short) Louie  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Pre-Hysterical Times: The Making of DinosaursPre-Hysterical Times: The Making of Dinosaurs (Video) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Weezer: Video Capture Device - Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002Weezer: Video Capture Device - Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002 (Video) Pepe the Prawn (segment "Keep Fishin'")  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for I Love MuppetsI Love Muppets (TV Special) Pepe the King Prawn (voice)  Less 2002
Archive Footage (4 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Morning ShowThe Morning Show (TV Series) Dr. Teeth / Big Mean Carl ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for A Current AffairA Current Affair (TV Series) Rowlf / Bobo the Bear / Pepe the Prawn / Janooce / Roowlf ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Episode dated 20 December 2011 (Dec 20, 2011) Rowlf / Bobo the Bear / Pepe the Prawn / Janooce / Roowlf (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Sunday NightSunday Night (TV Series) Behemoth / Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf / Swedish Chef ( 1 episode )  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for It's Not Easy Being GreenIt's Not Easy Being Green (Video) Swedish Chef (archive footage)  Less 1994 $1MM
Other (5 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Muppets Party CruiseMuppets Party Cruise (Video Game) Pepe the King Prawn / Swedish Chef / Bobo the Bear / Johnny Fiama / Rowlf the Dog (voice)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Muppet Monster AdventureMuppet Monster Adventure (Video Game) Pepe the Prawn / Swedish Chef (voice)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Muppet Race ManiaMuppet Race Mania (Video Game) Pepe / Bobo / Rowlf / Chef / Johnny Fiama (voice)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Muppets Treasure IslandMuppets Treasure Island (Video Game) Clueless Morgan / Angel Marie / Mudwell the Mudbunny (voice)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Muppet CDROM: Muppets InsideThe Muppet CDROM: Muppets Inside (Video Game) Actor  Less 1996

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