David Rudman

Actor | Writer | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
The Muppets (2011) | The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) | Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
AWARDS 
3 wins & 11 nominations More »
AKA 
Cookie Monster | The Muppets
BORN 
Jun 1, 1963 (age 54)

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Past Film & Video (77 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (47 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Nature CatNature Cat (TV Series) Voice Director ( 19 episodes, 2015–2016 ) , Executive Producer ( 15 episodes, 2015–2017 ) , Writer (creator) ( 10 episodes, 2015–2016 ) , Director ( 7 episodes, 2015–2016 ) , Writer ( 6 episodes, 2015–2016 ) , Writer ( 4 episodes, 2015–2017 ) , Prospector Jones / The Seeker / Leo the Mammoth / Nevin ( 3 episodes, 2015 ) , Character Designer ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2015–2017 21
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  • Primary photo for Sesame Street in CommunitiesSesame Street in Communities (TV Mini-series) Cookie Monster (2016)  Less 2016– 
  • Primary photo for Nerdy NummiesNerdy Nummies (TV Series) Cookie Monster ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for The Muppets.The Muppets. (TV Series) Janice / Scooter / Satay ( 17 episodes, 2015–2016 )  Less 2015–2016 17
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  • Primary photo for Sesame StreetSesame Street (TV Series) Cookie Monster / Two-Headed Monster / Baby Bear / Trumpet Player / Mallard Capone / Sheep-ret Service / Artie Abrams Muppet / Bud / Humphrey / Sonny Friendly / Norman / Muppet / Grouch / Det. John Munch / Hero Guy / Flash Gizmo Space Cadet / Blue Monster / The Letter X / Fearful Dwarf / Davey Monkey / Chicago / Big Bad Wolf / Neurotic Man / Duck / Frustrated Muppet Man in 'Cerrado' and 'Abierto' / Sully / Velma Blank / Mr. On Top Of / Lavender Guy Named Ed / Backup Vocals / Lavender Dentist / Flo Bear / Triangle Lover's Assistant / Andre / Humphry / Additional Anything Muppets / Betty Bowl of Plastic Fruit / Tessie Twiddlebug / Hammy Swinette (speaking) / Ernie in 'Conga' / Lavender Hispanic Anything Muppet man / Bip's Backup Trio / Kermit in 'Do De Rubber Duck' (Assistant) / Audrey Pigeon / Fish / Fearful / Sidney / Rudder Rabbit / Spike / Mommy Snufffleupagus / 'Air' Backup singer / Greaser in the Park / Hoots's Drummer / Fanny the Firefighter / Granny Snuffle / Cowpoke / Athena / Duane / Jill (Assistant) / Soldier Patrick / Princess / Kermit the Frog (Assistant) / Dentist ( 131 episodes, 1986–2015 )  Less 1986–2015 131
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  • Primary photo for The Furchester HotelThe Furchester Hotel (TV Series) Cookie Monster / Mr. Smellsalot / Commercial Announcer ( 37 episodes, 2014–2015 ) , Puppeteer ( 2 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2014–2015 38
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  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Cookie Monster / Scooter / Audience Member ( 3 episodes, 2010–2015 ) , Performer ("I Can't Believe I'm Hosting SNL") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Performer ("Silver Bells") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Performer ("I Wish It Was Christmas Today") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004–2015 4
    • Taraji P. Henson/Mumford & Sons (Apr 11, 2015) Cookie Monster (voice) (uncredited)  Less
    • Jason Segel/Florence and the Machine (Nov 19, 2011) Scooter / Audience Member (uncredited), Performer ("I Can't Believe I'm Hosting SNL")  Less
    • Jeff Bridges/Eminem and Lil Wayne (Dec 18, 2010) Cookie Monster (voice) (uncredited), Performer ("Silver Bells") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Colbert ReportThe Colbert Report (TV Series) Cookie Monster ( 2 episodes, 2008–2014 )  Less 2008–2014 2
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Cookie Monster ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Little Children, Big ChallengesLittle Children, Big Challenges (TV Series) Cookie Monster / Baby Bear ( 2 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2013 2
  • Primary photo for Lady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday SpectacularLady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular (TV Special) Scooter / Janice (voice), Performer ("Venus", "Applause", "Artpop") (uncredited)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Cookie Monster / Scooter ( 2 episodes, 2009–2013 )  Less 2009–2013 2
  • Primary photo for The Muppets All-Star Comedy GalaThe Muppets All-Star Comedy Gala (TV Movie) Scooter (voice)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Just for LaughsJust for Laughs (TV Series) Chickens / Scooter ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Monstruos SupersanosMonstruos Supersanos (TV Mini-series) Cookie Monster ( 12 episodes, 2012 )  Less 2012 12
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  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Janice ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Learn Along with SesameLearn Along with Sesame (TV Series) Cookie Monster / Baby Bear ( 2 episodes, 2010–2011 )  Less 2010–2011 2
  • Primary photo for Christmas in Rockefeller CenterChristmas in Rockefeller Center (TV Movie) Janice  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Dinner: ImpossibleDinner: Impossible (TV Series) Cookie Monster ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Special Thanks ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Where Is Warehouse Mouse?Where Is Warehouse Mouse? (TV Series) Director  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for A Muppets Christmas: Letters to SantaA Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (TV Movie) Scooter / Janice / Additional Muppets (voice)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Studio DC: Almost Live!Studio DC: Almost Live! (TV Series) Janice / Scooter  Less 2008– 
  • Primary photo for Elmo's Christmas CountdownElmo's Christmas Countdown (TV Movie) Baby Bear / Cookie Monster (voice)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Jack's Big Music ShowJack's Big Music Show (TV Series) Director ( 26 episodes, 2005–2007 ) , Writer (creator) ( 26 episodes, 2005–2007 ) , Jack ( 14 episodes, 2005–2007 )  Less 2005–2007 26
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  • Primary photo for BunnytownBunnytown (TV Series) Puppeteer ( 1 episode ) , Writer (creator) ( 1 episode )  Less 2007–  1
  • Primary photo for Curious BuddiesCurious Buddies (TV Series) Director, Writer  Less 2004–2005
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street Presents: The Street We Live OnSesame Street Presents: The Street We Live On (TV Movie) Baby Bear / Cookie Monster / Two-Headed Monster / Sheep  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Play with Me SesamePlay with Me Sesame (TV Series) Cookie Monster (2003-)  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for CinderelmoCinderelmo (TV Movie) Baby Bear (voice)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Muppets TonightMuppets Tonight (TV Series) Additional Muppets ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Aliens in the FamilyAliens in the Family (TV Series) Bobut ( 8 episodes, 1996 )  Less 1996 8
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  • Primary photo for Hocle and StotyHocle and Stoty (TV Series) Director, Writer  Less 1994–1996
  • Primary photo for Mr. Willowby's Christmas TreeMr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (TV Short) Ned Mouse (voice)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Dog CityDog City (TV Series) Bowser ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street Jam: A Musical CelebrationSesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration (TV Movie) Chicago Lion / Humphrey / Davey Monkey (voice)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for DinosaursDinosaurs (TV Series) Additional Dinosaur Performer ( 2 episodes, 1991–1992 )  Less 1991–1992 2
    • The Clip Show (Jan 22, 1992) Additional Dinosaur Performer  Less
    • Family Challenge (Sep 25, 1991) Additional Dinosaur Performer  Less
  • Primary photo for ABC Weekend SpecialsABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) Marty ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Dog / Frog / Rat / Additional Muppet Performer ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for The Earth Day SpecialThe Earth Day Special (TV Special) Lizard (voice) (as The Muppets)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Cosby ShowThe Cosby Show (TV Series) Sweetums / Boo Monster ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
    • Cliff's Nightmare (Jan 11, 1990) Sweetums / Boo Monster (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Jim Henson HourThe Jim Henson Hour (TV Series) Humphrey / Davey Monkey / Additional Muppet Performer ( 2 episodes, 1989 )  Less 1989 2
  • Primary photo for The Ghost of Faffner HallThe Ghost of Faffner Hall (TV Series) Earl the Dragon ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street, SpecialSesame Street, Special (TV Movie) Additional Muppets (voice)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for A Muppet Family ChristmasA Muppet Family Christmas (TV Movie) Miss Piggy's Photographer (voice), Puppeteer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Inner TubeInner Tube (TV Short) Actor (voice)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Tale of the Bunny PicnicThe Tale of the Bunny Picnic (TV Movie) Snort / Snail (voice)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Jim Henson's Little Muppet MonstersJim Henson's Little Muppet Monsters (TV Series) Boo ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
Self (17 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Once Upon a Sesame Street ChristmasOnce Upon a Sesame Street Christmas (TV Special) Cookie Monster / Two-Headed Monster (voice)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Sidewalks EntertainmentSidewalks Entertainment (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Michael Bublé's 3rd Annual Christmas SpecialMichael Bublé's 3rd Annual Christmas Special (TV Special) Cookie Monster (uncredited)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Cookie Monster ( 2 episodes, 2012–2013 )  Less 2012–2013
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Top ChefTop Chef (TV Series) Cookie Monster - Quickfire Judge ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Lock Down (Feb 16, 2011) Cookie Monster - Quickfire Judge  Less
  • Primary photo for Cake BossCake Boss (TV Series) Cookie Monster ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Rachael RayRachael Ray (TV Series) Cookie Monster ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for America's Got TalentAmerica's Got Talent (TV Series) Muppet Chicken ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The 36th Annual Daytime Emmy AwardsThe 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself / Cookie Monster  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for A Capitol FourthA Capitol Fourth (TV Special) Cookie Monster  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeMacy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie) Cookie Monster / Baby Bear (voice)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Cookie Monster ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Elmopalooza!Elmopalooza! (TV Special) Baby Bear / Two-Headed Monster II / Sparky / Yip-Yip Martian / Forgetful Jones (voice)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street Stays Up Late!Sesame Street Stays Up Late! (TV Special) Baby Bear / MNN Logo Orange Monster (voice)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Muppets Celebrate Jim HensonThe Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (TV Movie) Additional Muppets  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street: 20 and Still CountingSesame Street: 20 and Still Counting (TV Special) Additional muppet performer (voice)  Less 1989
Archive Footage (15 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Morning ShowThe Morning Show (TV Series) Janice / Scooter ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Sesame StreetSesame Street (TV Series) Cookie Monster ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
    • Meet Julia (Apr 10, 2017) Cookie Monster (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street: The Best of Elmo 3Sesame Street: The Best of Elmo 3 (Video) Cookie Monster (archive footage)  Less 2015 $10K
  • Primary photo for A Current AffairA Current Affair (TV Series) Scooter / Janice / Miss Poogy ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street: The Best of Sesame Spoofs Vol. 1 & Vol. 2Sesame Street: The Best of Sesame Spoofs Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 (Video) Lieutenant Tao / Detective Munch / Bud / Log / S.S. Crew Member (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Sunday NightSunday Night (TV Series) Janice / Scooter ( 1 episode )  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for A Sesame Street Christmas CarolA Sesame Street Christmas Carol (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street: Computer CaperSesame Street: Computer Caper (Video) Baby Bear (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Elmo's Magic CookbookElmo's Magic Cookbook (Video) Cookie Monster / Baby Bear (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Best of Kermit on Sesame StreetThe Best of Kermit on Sesame Street (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Sing Yourself Sillier at the MoviesSing Yourself Sillier at the Movies (Video) Humphrey (archive footage)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Muppet Performer ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for It's Not Easy Being GreenIt's Not Easy Being Green (Video) Frog / Farmer Lear (archive footage)  Less 1994 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Sing Yourself Silly!Sing Yourself Silly! (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Sesame Songs: Monster Hits!Sesame Songs: Monster Hits! (Video) Herry's Grandma (archive footage)  Less 1990
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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