Guðmundur Þór Kárason

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Guðmundur Þór Kárason (born June 14, 1974 in Reykjavík, Iceland) is a puppet designer and puppeteer, best known for his work on LazyTown.

Guðmundur is the son of director Kari H. Thorson and visual artist Jenny E. Guðmundsdóttir. In 1994 he founded Wit Puppets in Iceland, working on commercials, theater and television programs. Guðmundur's involvement in Wit Puppets ranges from character development, construction and performing some of the puppets himself.

In 1998 Guðmundur joined Lazy Shows, performing and consulting on the show as well as designing visuals for the company.

Starting in 2004, Guðmundur was one of the founders of LTS Garðbær Studios (aka LazyTown Entertainment), puppet performer and voice of Ziggy in LazyTown. In 2010, he was a photographer for the Eurovision Song Contest 2010.[1] In 2011 he was the director and producer for the postcards and made the graphics for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in the Armenian capital Yerevan

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