Tyler Bunch

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Tyler Bunch
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Bunch as Drew Romney in the 1990 film Law & Order
Born Tyler T. Bunch
(1970-02-10) February 10, 1970 (age 47)
Residence Stratford, Connecticut
Occupation Puppeteer, puppet designer, director, actor
Years active 1997-present

Tyler T. Bunch (born February 10, 1970) is an American puppeteer, puppet designer, director, and actor. In addition to his work for the Jim Henson Company, Bunch has created and performed puppets for PBS, Nickelodeon and Disney's The Muppets Studio. He has acted in a few Off Broadway productions and has made appearances on American television shows such as Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Person of Interest and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and video games such as Grand Theft Auto V, Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and Red Dead Revolver. Currently,[when?] he is directing the PBS children's television series SeeMore's Playhouse. He is also currently[when?] scheduled to be one of the puppeteers for the musical stage adaptation of Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas. He resides in Stratford, Connecticut.


  • Sesame Street (PBS): Rico, Mr. Can You Guess, Prince Cha-Cha-Charming, Joe Doe, Dancing Monsters (assistant), Tom Twinkletoes, Ryan, "Pre-School Musical" announcer, Big Bad Wolf (Episode 4145), Jack the Boss, Max Bear, Minnesota Mel, Super Chicken (in Episode 4176), Jeff Bawksworthy, Jeff Probst Muppet, Herry Monster (2013, live stage appearance) various Anything Muppets, Ricardo, Louie, background characters
  • Sesame Beginnings (PBS): Baby Cookie Monster
  • Happy, Healthy, Ready for School (PBS): Ready Eddie
  • Love the Earth! (PBS): Park Ranger Squirrel
  • Count on Sports (PBS): Mr. Referee
  • The Get Healthy Now Show (PBS): The Big Tomato
  • Talk, Listen, Connect: Changes (PBS): Ricardo
  • Kids' Favorite Country Songs (PBS): Froggy
  • Learning is Everywhere (PBS): Louie
  • Bedtime with Elmo (Genius Entertainment): Louie
  • Abby in Wonderland (PBS): Bottle
  • Don't Forget to Watch the Movie (Loews): background characters
  • The Best of Elmo (Random House Home Video): background characters
  • It's a Big Big World (PBS): Winslow, Riona
  • Between the Lions (PBS): Walter Pigeon, Dr. Nitwhite
  • Bear in the Big Blue House (Disney Channel): Treelo, Pop, Doc Hogg, Rocko, WCHA-CHA Announcer
  • The Book of Pooh (Disney Channel): Tigger
  • The Electric Company (PBS): Special Agent Jack Bowser, Narrator for “The Adventures of the Electric Company on Prankster Planet”
  • Johnny and the Sprites (Disney Channel): Treelo
  • Jack's Big Music Show (Noggin): The Giant
  • Blue's Room (Nick Jr.): Dress Up Chest
  • Oobi (Noggin): Grampu
  • Word World (PBS): (as a writer), Ant
  • Late Night Buffet with Augie and Del: Bongo
  • 1-800-BAR-NONE Commercial: Pets.com Sock Puppet
  • The Muppets' Wizard of Oz: Janice, Old Tom, Treelo
  • Puppet Up! Uncensored (Jim Henson Company): performer
  • The Producers, the Movie Musical Feature: puppeteer (pigeons)
  • SeeMore's Playhouse (PBS): director
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (Season 2 Episode E3208: Malignant) (NBC): Drew Romney
  • The Weepies Can't Go Back Now music video: puppet Steve Tannen
  • Late Night Liars (GSN): Sir Sebastian Simian
  • Air New Zealand Rico commercials: Rico
  • Julie's Greenroom (Netflix): Hugo the Duck
  • Nella the Princess Knight (Nickelodeon): Knight Brigade Captain

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Preceded by
Brian Henson
Performer of Janice
2005 – 2008
Succeeded by
David Rudman