Brian Meehl

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Brian Meehl (also known as Brian Muehl), is an American puppeteer and writer. He resides in Redding, Connecticut.

Biography[edit]

Muehl was born November 12, 1952. He grew in Canandaigua, New York.

Muehl worked on the last six shows of The Muppet Show. He then worked on Sesame Street, performing Barkley, Grundgetta, Telly Monster, and an early version of Elmo, among other characters. His work with Henson also included roles in the films, The Dark Crystal, Muppets Take Manhattan, and The Great Muppet Caper.

In 1984, he left the Muppets and began writing for children's television series including Between the Lions, Codename: Kids Next Door, Cyberchase, and The Magic School Bus.

Muehl has written four young adult novels: Out of Patience (2008), Suck It Up (2009), You Don't Know About Me (2011), and Suck It Up and Die (2012). He also released an eBook and paperback adult novel, Pastime, in 2012.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

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Preceded by
None
Performer of Grundgetta
1982 - 1984
Succeeded by
Pam Arciero
Preceded by
None
Performer of Telly Monster
1979 - 1984
Succeeded by
Martin P. Robinson
Preceded by
None
Performer of Elmo
1984 - 1985
Succeeded by
Kevin Clash
Preceded by
None
Performer of Clementine
1979 - 1984
Succeeded by
Kevin Clash
Preceded by
None
Performer of Dr. Nobel Prize
1979 - 1984
Succeeded by
Kevin Clash