Peter Linz

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Date of Birth June 28, 1967
Place of Birth Decatur, Georgia
Age 53 years old
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Peter Linz

Peter Linz is an American puppeteer. His most prominent role is being the performer for the character Walter who was introduced in the 2011 feature film The Muppets. Since 1991, Linz has performed on Sesame Street, where he later took on the roles of Herry Monster and Ernie on Sesame Street in 2017. Linz recounts receiving the role of Walter as his favorite; "Apart from my wedding day and birth of my children, being cast as Walter was one of the greatest moments of my life. I was beyond happiness." He has performed many characters on children's television shows: perhaps some of his best known performing roles are Snook in It's a Big Big World, Tutter and Pip in Bear in the Big Blue House, Pooh in The Book of Pooh, Tizzy on Squeak!, and Theo Lion in Between the Lions, though he has also performed in Blue's Room, Sesame Street, and The Puzzle Place. Following the departure of Steve Whitmire, he took over the roles of Statler, Link Hogthrob and Lips.

Born: June 28, 1967, Decatur, Georgia, U.S.
Occupation: Puppeteer
Years active: 1989—present
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About Peter Linz

Puppeteer who became well known for performing the character of Walter in the 2011 film The Muppets. He'd go on to earn credits in Muppets Most Wanted and the The Muppets ABC series.

Peter Linz Before Fame

He became a puppeteer in 1993 and earned his first notable puppeteer work in a show called The Puzzle Place in 1994.

Achievement of Peter Linz

Other television series he has been a part of include Sesame Street, Lomax: The Hound of Music, Bear in the Big Blue House and Aliens in the Family, among others. He performed on Broadway in Avenue Q.

Peter Linz Family Life

He has three children with Marlene E. Rudy.

Associations of Peter Linz

He was cast as a puppeteer in the 2011 Muppets movie, written by Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller.

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  • Sesame Street Muppeteers
  • Muppet performers
  • American puppeteers
Latest information about Peter Linz updated on April 18, 2021.

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