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Kirk R. Thatcher

Director | Writer | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) | Muppets Tonight (1996-1998) | Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination More »
AKA 
Kirk Thatcher
BORN 
Feb 14, 1962 (age 55)

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Past Film & Video (29 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Spider-Man: HomecomingSpider-Man: Homecoming Punk on Street (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 2017 $175MM $334MM / $725MM
  • Primary photo for The Muppets: Jungle BoogieThe Muppets: Jungle Boogie (Video) Director  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Grave ShiversGrave Shivers (Short) Thanks  Less 2015 $13K
  • Primary photo for Hershey's Great Chocolate Factory Mystery in 4DHershey's Great Chocolate Factory Mystery in 4D (Short) Director  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Sid the Science Kid: The MovieSid the Science Kid: The Movie Director (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for OK Go & The Muppets: Muppet Show Theme SongOK Go & The Muppets: Muppet Show Theme Song (Video) Director  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) Himself - director (as Kirk Thatcher), Director  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Einstein PalsEinstein Pals (Video) Director  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Muppets: Bohemian RhapsodyThe Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody (Video) Director  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Inside Pepe's Studio: Hosted by Pepe the King PrawnInside Pepe's Studio: Hosted by Pepe the King Prawn (Video) Himself - Interviewee (uncredited), Special Thanks  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Elmo in GrouchlandThe Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Additional Muppet Performer (voice) (as Kirk Thatcher), Additional Muppet Performer (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1999 $26MM $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for Muppets from SpaceMuppets from Space Second Unit Director (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1999 $24MM $17MM / $22MM
  • Primary photo for Muppet Treasure IslandMuppet Treasure Island Writer (screenplay)  Less 1996 $34MM / —
  • Primary photo for Shaking the TreeShaking the Tree Craps Player (as Kirk Thatcher), Storyboard Artist (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for RoboCop 2RoboCop 2 Miniature Set Construction (robot monster crew) (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1990 $35MM $46MM / —
  • Primary photo for Gremlins 2: The New BatchGremlins 2: The New Batch Gremlins (voice) (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1990 $50MM $41MM / —
  • Primary photo for Spaced InvadersSpaced Invaders Shortstuff (voice) (as Kirk Thatcher), Performer ("Takin' Over the World"), Producer ("Takin' Over the World"), Writer ("Takin' Over the World")  Less 1990 $3MM $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for 12:01 PM12:01 PM (Short) Newstand Man (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for CousinsCousins Performer ("HAPPY DAYS") (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1989 $13MM $22MM / —
  • Primary photo for Back to the BeachBack to the Beach Writer ("I Hate You") (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1987 $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for Star Trek IV: The Voyage HomeStar Trek IV: The Voyage Home Punk on Bus (as Kirk Thatcher), Associate Producer (as Kirk Thatcher), Writer ("I Hate You") (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1986 $25MM $110MM / $133MM
  • Primary photo for Alone in the T-Shirt ZoneAlone in the T-Shirt Zone Models And Props (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for HouseHouse Creature Designer (Backwood Films) (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1985 $3MM $19MM / —
  • Primary photo for Cat's EyeCat's Eye Storyboard Artist (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1985 $7MM $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for GremlinsGremlins Creature Crew (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1984 $11MM $148MM / —
  • Primary photo for Star Trek III: The Search for SpockStar Trek III: The Search for Spock Special Effects Assistant (uncredited)  Less 1984 $17MM $76MM / $87MM
  • Primary photo for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the JediStar Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Creature Technician (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1983 $32MM $309MM / $573MM
  • Primary photo for E.T. the Extra-TerrestrialE.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Visual Effects (uncredited)  Less 1982 $10MM $435MM / $793MM
  • Primary photo for PoltergeistPoltergeist Visual Effects Coordinator (uncredited)  Less 1982 $11MM $77MM / $124MM
Past Television (18 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Jim Henson's Turkey HollowJim Henson's Turkey Hollow (TV Movie) Director, Writer (story)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Sid the Science KidSid the Science Kid (TV Series) Director ( 32 episodes, 2010–2015 )  Less 2010–2015 32
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  • Primary photo for Disney Drive On with The MuppetsDisney Drive On with The Muppets (TV Series) Director, Producer  Less 2014– 
  • Primary photo for Neil's Puppet DreamsNeil's Puppet Dreams (TV Series) Writer ( 7 episodes, 2012–2013 ) , Director ( 7 episodes, 2012–2013 )  Less 2012–2013 7
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  • Primary photo for The Muppets Kitchen with Cat CoraThe Muppets Kitchen with Cat Cora (TV Series) Director  Less 2010– 
  • Primary photo for Rolling with the Skateboarding Dog!: MuppetsRolling with the Skateboarding Dog!: Muppets (TV Mini-series) Director  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for Skateboarding Dog Gets Served!: Muppet VideoSkateboarding Dog Gets Served!: Muppet Video (TV Mini-series) Director  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for A Muppets Christmas: Letters to SantaA Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (TV Movie) Director (directed by)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Studio DC: Almost Live!Studio DC: Almost Live! (TV Series) Producer  Less 2008– 
  • Primary photo for Foster's Home for Imaginary FriendsFoster's Home for Imaginary Friends (TV Series) Writer ( 2 episodes, 2006–2007 ) , Writer (story) ( 2 episodes, 2006–2007 )  Less 2006–2007 2
    • Something Old, Something Bloo (Jun 15, 2007) Writer (story) (as Kirk Thatcher), Writer (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less
    • Make Believe It or Not (Nov 17, 2006) Writer (story) (as Kirk Thatcher), Writer (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less
  • Primary photo for Crank YankersCrank Yankers (TV Series) Director  Less 2002–2007
  • Primary photo for The Muppets' Wizard of OzThe Muppets' Wizard of Oz (TV Movie) Director  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for LazyTownLazyTown (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 2004 )  Less 2004 2
  • Primary photo for It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas MovieIt's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (TV Movie) Director  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Muppets TonightMuppets Tonight (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 22 episodes, 1996–1998 ) , Writer ( 12 episodes, 1996–1998 ) , Writer ( 10 episodes, 1996 ) , Lyrics ("Muppets Tonight Theme") ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996–1998 22
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  • Primary photo for DinosaursDinosaurs (TV Series) Designer (dinosaurs) ( 6 episodes, 1991–1994 ) , Co-Producer ( 6 episodes, 1991–1992 ) , Writer ( 4 episodes, 1992–1994 ) , Wereman ( 1 episode, 1992 ) , Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 1991 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991–1994 12
    • Changing Nature (Jul 20, 1994) Writer (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less
    • The Terrible Twos (Jul 13, 1994) Designer (dinosaurs) (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less
    • Little Boy Boo (Oct 30, 1992) Wereman (voice) (as Kirk Thatcher), Writer (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Dog CityDog City (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for The Jim Henson HourThe Jim Henson Hour (TV Series) Associate Producer ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
    • Garbage (Jul 30, 1989) Associate Producer (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less
Self (7 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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