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Jerry Nelson

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Birth name Jerry L. Nelson
Nationality USA
Birth 10 july 1934 at Tulsa (USA)
Death 24 august 2012 (at 78 years) at Cape Cod (USA)

Jerry L. Nelson (10 July 1934 – 23 August 2012) was an American puppeteer, best known for his work with The Muppets. Renowned for his wide range of characters and singing abilities, he performed Muppet characters on Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, and various Muppet movies and specials.

Biography

Nelson had a daughter named Christine from his first marriage to Jacqueline Nelson Gordon. Christine had cystic fibrosis and died from the disease in 1982, after attending Rye Country Day School. Caring for her limited Nelson's involvement in the The Muppet Show's first season. She made a cameo appearance in the second Muppet movie, The Great Muppet Caper.

In 2004, Nelson announced that he would no longer be puppeteering his Muppet characters, citing health reasons. However, he continued to voice his characters on Sesame Street until his death on August 23, 2012. Matt Vogel currently performs most of Nelson's Muppet characters.

Usually with

Jim Henson
Jim Henson
(19 films)
Frank Oz
Frank Oz
(21 films)
Dave Goelz
Dave Goelz
(18 films)
Steve Whitmire
Steve Whitmire
(18 films)
Brian Henson
Brian Henson
(12 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Jerry Nelson (34 films)

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Actor

Muppets Most Wanted, 1h52
Directed by James Bobin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Adventure, Musical, Crime
Themes Films about films, Films about music and musicians, Prison films, Transport films, Rail transport films, Musical films, Heist films, Children's films
Actors Ray Liotta, Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, Ty Burrell, Sean Combs, Bridgit Mendler
Roles Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
Rating63% 3.198893.198893.198893.198893.19889
Following the events of the previous film, The Muppets find themselves at a loss as to what to do until Dominic Badguy (Ricky Gervais) suggests that the Muppets go on a European tour with him as their tour manager. As the Muppets begin their tour, the criminal mastermind Constantine, a near-exact double for Kermit the Frog in appearance, escapes from a Siberian Gulag and joins his subordinate Dominic to begin a plot to steal the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom.
The Muppets, 1h38
Directed by James Bobin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical, Animation, Romance
Themes Films about films, Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Musical films, Road movies, Children's films
Actors Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones, Zach Galifianakis, Jim Parsons
Roles Telethon Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
Rating70% 3.546673.546673.546673.546673.54667
Brothers Walter and Gary, residents of Smalltown, are fans of the Muppets, having watched The Muppet Show throughout their youth. Now adults, Gary plans a vacation to Los Angeles with his girlfriend, Mary, to celebrate their tenth anniversary, inviting Walter so he can tour the Muppet Studios. Mary feels Gary's devotion to Walter is detracting from their relationship.
Sesame Street: Abby in Wonderland, 45minutes
Directed by Kevin Clash
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films based on Alice in Wonderland, Children's films
Actors Leslie Carrara-Rudolph, Kevin Clash, Jerry Nelson, Caroll Spinney, Fran Brill, Eric Jacobson
Roles Count Von Count as the Counter-pillar (voice)
Rating64% 3.244373.244373.244373.244373.24437
Abby wants very much to be in her own fairy tale. Elmo takes an interest in Abby's wish and
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie, 1h28
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Christmas films, Musical films, Children's films
Actors David Arquette, Joan Cusack, Matthew Lillard, William H. Macy, Whoopi Goldberg, Mel Brooks
Roles Robin the Frog / Statler / Announcer / Pops / Floyd Pepper
Rating62% 3.147983.147983.147983.147983.14798
A snowman named Joe Snow (voice by Mel Brooks) recounts how the Muppet Theater was going through financial hardship, and the Muppets seeking Kermit the Frog for guidance. Kermit eventually feels he is not useful to anyone and an angel named Daniel (David Arquette) brings this up with his Boss (Whoopi Goldberg) as they review what has gone on with Kermit in the past hours.
Kermit's Swamp Years, 1h19
Directed by Jim Lewis
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Musical films, Children's films
Actors Cree Summer, Steve Whitmire, Dave Goelz, Joey Mazzarino, Jerry Nelson, Bill Barretta
Roles Statler (voice)
Rating53% 2.6573252.6573252.6573252.6573252.657325
The movie opens in the swamp lands that Kermit the Frog calls home. After meeting his old friend Horace D'Fly again, he recaps an adventure about his childhood back when he was twelve years old where he enjoyed a serene amphibian's life with his buddies Croaker the Frog and Goggles the Toad, where Kermit wonders what else the world has to offer and what lies beyond the swamp, but is companions do not think the same. When they run into two scientists named Dr. Hugo Krassman (John Hostetter) and Mary (Kelly Collins Lintz), before they are caught by them, Arnie the alligator saves them and warns them about the dangers lurking outside the swamp. The next day while they talk about their dreams, they run into the bully of the swamp named Blotch, a bullfrog, who brutally attacks Goggles after he mistakes him for mooning him, but this causes them to get kidnapped by a pet store owner named Wilson, and Kermit and Croaker have no choice but to venture forth in order to save their friends.
Return to Never Land, 1h13
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Transport films, Aviation films, Pirate films, Les fées, Films about disabilities, Political films, Children's films
Actors Blayne Weaver, Corey Burton, Jeff Bennett, Tim Curry, Kath Soucie, Dan Castellaneta
Roles Duncan, one of the pirates
Rating58% 2.9322452.9322452.9322452.9322452.932245
During the London Blitz of World War II, Peter Pan's former playmate, Wendy Darling, has grown up and married, and has two children of her own: a 12-year-old daughter, Jane, and a 5-year-old son, Danny. However, her husband Edward is serving in the army overseas, and Jane is resentful of her mother's stories about Peter Pan, dismissing them as childish. The rift is increased between the two when Wendy announces her plan to evacuate the two to the countryside for their own protection against the Blitz.
Muppets from Space, 1h25
Directed by Tim Hill
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Comic science fiction
Themes Space adventure films, Comedy science fiction films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Musical films, Space opera, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Dave Goelz, Frank Oz, Jeffrey Tambor, F. Murray Abraham, David Arquette, Josh Charles
Roles Robin / Statler / Ubergonzo (voice)
Rating61% 3.0992253.0992253.0992253.0992253.099225
The Great Gonzo has always been identified as a "whatever". But after he begins having disturbing dreams of abandonment and rejection, he begins to realize just how alone he is in the world. One of his nightmares involves him being denied entry onto Noah's Ark by Noah (F. Murray Abraham). The next morning, Gonzo tells Kermit the Frog that he is getting tired of being called a "whatever." After an alien race appears to be trying to send him a message through bowls of cereal, Gonzo realizes that he may not be so alone after all and climbs to the rooftop to start watching the sky. Using a bolt of lightning, Gonzo communicates with a pair of cosmic fish, revealing to him that he is an alien from outer space.
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland, 1h17
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Musical
Themes Musical films, Children's films
Actors Kevin Clash, Mandy Patinkin, Jerry Nelson, Vanessa Williams, Alison Bartlett-O'Reilly, Ruth Buzzi
Roles Count / Pestie / Grouch Mayor / Grouch Cop (voice)
Rating58% 2.9045852.9045852.9045852.9045852.904585
Elmo is playing with his blanket in his house. After he bumps his blanket on a juice cup and after drying off his blanket at the laundromat, Elmo sees Zoe feeling depressed because her father cannot take her to the zoo, so he decides to make Zoe happy again by imitating certain zoo animals (a lion, a monkey, and a pig). When Zoe sees his blanket, Elmo refuses to share, resulting in a tug-of-war that rips Elmo's blanket. Elmo is furious and declares that Zoe is no longer his friend. Suddenly, Telly Monster inadvertently takes away the blanket while rollerskating out of control. They go around Finders Keepers and knock over a tray of drinks Ruthie is carrying. Telly hits Cookie Monster at the revolving door of Furry Arms hotel. The blanket accidentally lands in the hands of Oscar the Grouch, who drops it in his trash can after sneezing on it. Elmo drops into the bottom of Oscar's trash can, where he finds the blanket nailed to a door. But they are both teleported to Grouchland USA, a world filled with Grouches where a greedy man named Huxley (Mandy Patinkin) steals anything he can grab including Elmo's blanket. Elmo is determined to find his blanket and begins a journey through Grouchland. He asks a kind girl named Grizzy to help in his quest, but she later abandons him when Elmo discovers that Huxley's house is on the top of the faraway Mount Pickanose.
The Spirit of Mickey, 1h23
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Themes Films about animals, Children's films
Actors Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Walt Disney, Corey Burton, Jeannie Elias, Bill Farmer
Rating75% 3.764653.764653.764653.764653.76465
Anthologie des cartoons de Mickey Mouse et ses amis
Elmo Says Boo!, 30minutes
Directed by Jon Stone
Origin USA
Actors Jerry Nelson, Kevin Clash

Muppet Treasure Island, 1h36
Directed by Brian Henson
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Pirate films, Musical films, Films about disabilities, Children's films, L'Or
Actors Tim Curry, Billy Connolly, Kevin Bishop, Jennifer Saunders, Steve Whitmire, Frank Oz
Roles Statler / Blind Pew / Mad Monty / Floyd Pepper / Lew Zealand / Tomato / Pirate / Skulls / Trelawney's Butler / Screaming Cat (voice)
Rating68% 3.447993.447993.447993.447993.44799
Jim Hawkins is a young orphan who lives in the Admiral Benbow in England with his friends Gonzo and Rizzo. Jim listens to the tales of Billy Bones, who tells of his former captain, Captain Flint, who buried his treasure trove on a remote island and executed all of his crew so only he would own the island’s map. One night, one of Bones’ fellow crewmates Blind Pew arrives, giving Bones the black spot. Bones dies of a heart attack, but gives Jim the treasure map beforehand. An army of pirates attack the inn, destroying it, but the boys escape with the map.
Muppet Classic Theater
Directed by David Grossman
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about animals, Films about music and musicians, Films about dogs, Films about pigs, Mise en scène d'un ours, Musical films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Julianne Buescher, Bill Barretta, Brian Henson, Jerry Nelson
Roles Robin the Frog / Montague the Rat / Big Bad Wolf (voice)
Rating77% 3.872873.872873.872873.872873.87287
It consists of six stories from the fairy tale tradition, all performed by the Muppet characters and narrated by Rizzo and Gonzo at the Muppet Theater:
Muppet Sing Alongs: Billy Bunny's Animal Songs
Origin USA
Themes Musical films, Children's films
Actors Kevin Clash, Fran Brill, Richard Hunt, Rick Lyon, Joey Mazzarino, Jerry Nelson
Roles Cecil Bear, Frog, Raccoon, Turtle

Billy Bunny sings his way across the forest where he runs across a swamp full of frogs, a cave filled with rapping bears (which were recycled from the generic bears from The Muppets Take Manhattan), and a singing porcupine.
The Muppet Christmas Carol, 1h25
Directed by Brian Henson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical theatre, Fantasy, Musical
Themes Films about films, Christmas films, Time travel films, Ghost films, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Michael Caine, Steven Mackintosh, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson, Meredith Braun, Frank Oz
Roles Tiny Tim Cratchit / Jacob Marley / Ghost of Christmas Present / Lew Zealand / Ma Bear / Mouse / Mr. Applegate / Penguin / Pig Gentleman / Pops / Rat (voice)
Rating77% 3.897213.897213.897213.897213.89721
In this adaptation of the Christmas story narrated by Charles Dickens himself with the occasional commentary of Rizzo the Rat, it is Christmas Eve in 19th century London. The merriment is not shared by Ebenezer Scrooge, a surly money-lender who is more interested in profit than celebration. So cold to the season of giving is he that his bookkeeping staff, including loyal employee Bob Cratchit, have to plead with him just to have a day off work for Christmas by pointing out that Scrooge would have no customers on the holiday and that it would waste coal to sit alone in the office. Scrooge's nephew Fred arrives to invite his uncle to Christmas dinner with him and two gentlemen also come to Scrooge's offices collecting money in the spirit of the season to provide a Christmas dinner for the poor. Scrooge declines and complains that it is not worth looking after the poor, as their deaths will decrease the surplus population. Fred is shocked at his uncle's ruthless nature, but repeats his invitation, makes his own donation, and departs. Bean Bunny shows up asking for a penny to hear his song, but Scrooge throws a wreath at him in response.
RoboCop 2
RoboCop 2 (1990)
, 1h57
Directed by Irvin Kershner
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Films about computing, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films set in the future, Superhero films, Films about disabilities, Political films, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films, Anticipation, Robot films
Actors Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Belinda Bauer, Tom Noonan, Gabriel Damon
Roles Darren Thomas
Rating58% 2.9018052.9018052.9018052.9018052.901805
In the year after the success of the RoboCop program and Jones's death, Omni Consumer Products (OCP) has created a new plan to have Detroit default on its debt so that OCP can foreclose on the entire city, take over its government, and replace the old neighborhoods with Delta City, a new planned city center independent of the United States government, enabling them to effectively have an entire city to be controlled by OCP.