David Rudman

The Barretta Brothers

26-08-2021 • 1 hr 7 mins

On this episode, The Barretta Brothers welcome puppeteer, writer, producer, and Muppet performer, David Rudman.


David Rudman is an Emmy-nominated writer, producer, and performer.

On Sesame Street, David performs Baby Bear, Cookie Monster, and half of Two-Headed Monster.

He has performed in numerous television shows and specials including Saturday Night Live, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The 42nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors and the recent Disney Plus series Muppets Now.

With the Muppets, Rudman performs Scooter, Janice, and Beaker.  His film credits include The Muppets Take Manhattan, Labyrinth, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, A Muppet Christmas Carol, Elmo in Grouchland, The Muppets, and Muppets Most Wanted.

Rudman is co-owner of Spiffy Pictures, where he co-created, executive produced, directed, and performed in the Emmy nominated series Jack’s Big Music Show (Nick Jr.), Bunnytown (Disney Junior), Nature Cat (PBS), Frankie and Frank (Nick Jr. Global) and the upcoming series Donkey Hodie (PBS).