Bill Barretta

Actor | Producer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
The Muppets (2011) | Muppets Most Wanted (2014) | Muppets from Space (1999)
AWARDS 
2 wins & 4 nominations More »
AKA 
Bill Beretta | Pepe the King Prawn | The Swdeish Chef
BORN 
Jun 19, 1964 (age 54)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (29 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for 1 Mile to You1 Mile to You Special Thanks  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Muppets: Jungle BoogieThe Muppets: Jungle Boogie (Video) Dr. Teeth  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Muppets: First Look PresentationThe Muppets: First Look Presentation (Short) Pepe the King Prawn / Swedish Chef / Dr. Teeth / Bobo / Rowlf, Executive Producer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Muppets Most WantedMuppets Most Wanted Pepe the King Prawn / Rowlf the Dog / Dr. Teeth / The Swedish Chef / Bobo the Bear / Big Mean Carl / Baby Boss / Carlo Flamingo / Leprechaun Security Guard (voice), Puppet Captain, Co-Producer, Performer ("Macarena (Bayside Boys Remix)", "Moves Like Jagger")  Less 2014 $50MM $51MM / $80MM
  • Primary photo for Steve Martin and Kermit the Frog in Dueling BanjosSteve Martin and Kermit the Frog in Dueling Banjos (Short) Muppet Coordinator  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for All I Need Is LoveAll I Need Is Love (Video) Big Mean Carl / Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf the Dog / The Swedish Chef (voice)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The MuppetsThe Muppets Swedish Chef / Rowlf / Dr. Teeth / Pepe The Prawn / Bobo / Foozie Bear / Whatnot Farmer / Muppet Gary (voice), Puppet Captain (Muppet workshop), Associate Producer, Performer ("Together Again")  Less 2011 $45MM $89MM / $165MM
  • Primary photo for OK Go & The Muppets: Muppet Show Theme SongOK Go & The Muppets: Muppet Show Theme Song (Video) Dr. Teeth / Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf / Swedish Chef (voice)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Muppets: Bohemian RhapsodyThe Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody (Video) Pepe the King Prawn / Angel Marie / Bobo the Bear / Big Mean Carl / Mahna Mahna / The Swedish Chef / Banana / Dr. Teeth / Johnny Fiama  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Muppets on 'The Muppets'The Muppets on 'The Muppets' (Video) Pepe the King Prawn / Bobo the Bear / Johnny Fiama / The Interviewer (voice)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Sesame Beginnings: Moving TogetherSesame Beginnings: Moving Together (Video) Elmo's Dad  Less 2007 $750K
  • Primary photo for 2007 Muppet Presentation Pilot2007 Muppet Presentation Pilot (Video) Rowlf the Dog (voice), Director, Producer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Sesame Beginnings: Exploring TogetherSesame Beginnings: Exploring Together (Video) Elmo's Dad  Less 2006 $750K
  • Primary photo for Elmo's Potty TimeElmo's Potty Time (Video) Elmo's Dad (voice)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Sesame Beginnings: Beginning TogetherSesame Beginnings: Beginning Together (Video) Elmo's Dad  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Sesame Beginnings: Make Music TogetherSesame Beginnings: Make Music Together (Video) Elmo's Dad  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Pepe's ProfilesPepe's Profiles (Video) Pepe the King Prawn / Swedish Chef (voice)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Kermit: A Frog's LifeKermit: A Frog's Life (Video) Pepe the King Prawn (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Inside Pepe's Studio: Hosted by Pepe the King PrawnInside Pepe's Studio: Hosted by Pepe the King Prawn (Video) Himself - Host (as Pepe the King Prawn), Special Thanks  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Kermit's Swamp YearsKermit's Swamp Years (Video) Croaker / Horace D' Fly / Roy the Frog / Turtle #2 (voice)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Elmo in GrouchlandThe Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Additional Muppet Performer (voice), Additional Muppet Performer  Less 1999 $26MM $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for Muppets from SpaceMuppets from Space Pepe the Prawn / Bobo as Rentro / Johnny Fiama / Bubba the Rat / Cosmic Fish #2 (voice), Puppeteer Co-captain  Less 1999 $24MM $17MM / $22MM
  • Primary photo for Doctor DolittleDoctor Dolittle Puppeteer  Less 1998 $72MM $144MM / $294MM
  • Primary photo for Muppet Treasure IslandMuppet Treasure Island Clueless Morgan / Swedish Chef / Blind Pew (hands) / Pirate / Pig / Skulls (voice), Performer ("Shiver My Timbers", "Sailing for Adventure", "Cabin Fever", "Professional Pirate", "Boom Shakalaka" (uncredited))  Less 1996 $34MM / —
  • Primary photo for Muppet Treasure Island Sing-AlongMuppet Treasure Island Sing-Along (Video) Clueless Morgan (voice)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Born to Be WildBorn to Be Wild Gorilla Team  Less 1995 $3.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Murder in the FirstMurder in the First Man on the Street  Less 1995 $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for Geo KidsGeo Kids Puppeteer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Muppet Classic TheaterMuppet Classic Theater (Video) Elvis (voice)  Less 1994
Past Television (41 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Muppet BabiesMuppet Babies (TV Series) Dr. Teeth (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
  • Primary photo for Unbreakable Kimmy SchmidtUnbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series) Lonny Dufrene / Mr. Frumpus (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for MasterChef JuniorMasterChef Junior (TV Series) Swedish Chef (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for The Muppets.The Muppets. (TV Series) Pepe the King Prawn / Swedish Chef / Bobo / Rowlf / Howard Tubman / Mahna Mahna / Bubba / Dr. Teeth / Bobo the Bear / Big Mean Carl / Behemoth (17 episodes, 2015), Executive Producer (14 episodes, 2015), Director (1 episode, 2016), Performer ("As Time Goes By") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2015–2016 17
    • Because... Love (Mar 1, 2016) Pepe the King Prawn / Swedish Chef / Bobo / Rowlf / Howard Tubman / Mahna Mahna / Bubba (voice)  Less
    • Generally Inhospitable (Mar 1, 2016) Pepe the King Prawn / Swedish Chef / Dr. Teeth / Bobo / Rowlf (voice)  Less
    • Little Green Lie (Feb 23, 2016) Pepe the King Prawn / Swedish Chef / Dr. Teeth / Bobo / Rowlf (voice), Director, Performer ("As Time Goes By") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Muppet Moments: Disney Jr.Muppet Moments: Disney Jr. (TV Movie) Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Muppet MomentsMuppet Moments (TV Series) Rowlf / Bobo / Pepe the King Prawn, Director  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for Disney Drive On with The MuppetsDisney Drive On with The Muppets (TV Series) Pepe / Big Mean Carl / Bobo  Less 2014– 
  • Primary photo for Piper's Picks TVPiper's Picks TV (TV Series) Swedish Chef (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Nerdy NummiesNerdy Nummies (TV Series) Swedish Chef (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Lady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday SpectacularLady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular (TV Special) Pepe the King Prawn / The Swedish Chef / Rowlf the Dog / Dr. Teeth / Bobo the Bear / Big Mean Carl (voice), Performer ("Venus", "Applause", "Deck the Halls", "Artpop", "Jingle Bells") (uncredited)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Just for LaughsJust for Laughs (TV Series) The Swedish Chef / Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • The Muppets in Montreal (Sep 30, 2012) The Swedish Chef / Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf (voice) (as The Swdeish Chef)  Less
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Dr. Teeth (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Rowlf the Dog (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("I Can't Believe I'm Hosting SNL") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Jason Segel/Florence and the Machine (Nov 19, 2011) Rowlf the Dog (voice) (uncredited), Performer ("I Can't Believe I'm Hosting SNL")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Muppets Kitchen with Cat CoraThe Muppets Kitchen with Cat Cora (TV Series) Muppet Performer  Less 2010– 
  • Primary photo for When Families GrieveWhen Families Grieve (TV Movie) Louie  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Nostalgia CriticThe Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) Performer ("Shiver My Timbers") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Top 11 Villain Songs (Feb 23, 2010) Performer ("Shiver My Timbers") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Episode #1.172 (Dec 23, 2009) Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Christmas in Rockefeller CenterChristmas in Rockefeller Center (TV Movie) Dr. Teeth / Pepe the King Prawn  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Habanera: Muppet Music VideoHabanera: Muppet Music Video (TV Mini-series) Swedish Chef  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for Rolling with the Skateboarding Dog!: MuppetsRolling with the Skateboarding Dog!: Muppets (TV Mini-series) Rowlf the Dog  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for Skateboarding Dog Gets Served!: Muppet VideoSkateboarding Dog Gets Served!: Muppet Video (TV Mini-series) Rowlf the Dog  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for Stars & Stripes FOREVER: Muppet Music VideoStars & Stripes FOREVER: Muppet Music Video (TV Mini-series) Bobo the Bear  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for Families Stand Together: Feeling Secure in Tough TimesFamilies Stand Together: Feeling Secure in Tough Times (TV Movie) Louie  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Coming Home: Military Families Cope with ChangeComing Home: Military Families Cope with Change (TV Movie) Louie  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for A Muppets Christmas: Letters to SantaA Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (TV Special) Pepe the Prawn / Swedish Chef / Rowlf / Dr. Teeth / Bobo the Bear / Husband Pigeon (voice), Puppet Captain  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Studio DC: Almost Live!Studio DC: Almost Live! (TV Series) Dr. Teeth / Pepe the Prawn / Swedish Chef (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • The First Show (Aug 3, 2008) Dr. Teeth / Pepe the Prawn / Swedish Chef (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for TinseltownTinseltown (TV Movie) Bobby, Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day TelethonJerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon (TV Series) Pepe the King Prawn (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Telethon 2007 (Sep 3, 2007) Pepe the King Prawn (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Kim PossibleKim Possible (TV Series) Motor Ed's 'Main Bro' / Jilly from Jersey / Jackie 'The Jackal' Oaks (4 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002–2007 4
    • Homecoming Upset (Aug 11, 2007) Actor (voice)  Less
    • Motor Ed (May 21, 2004) Motor Ed's 'Main Bro' (voice)  Less
    • Ron the Man (Apr 25, 2003) Jilly from Jersey (voice)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen KingNightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (TV Mini-series) Savage Commando  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for Statler and Waldorf: From the BalconyStatler and Waldorf: From the Balcony (TV Series) Pepe the Prawn / Johnny Fiama / Rowlf / Swedish Chef / Bobo the Bear  Less 2005–2006
  • Primary photo for Late Night Buffet with Augie and DelLate Night Buffet with Augie and Del (TV Movie) Del Kastle (voice), Executive Producer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Muppets' Wizard of OzThe Muppets' Wizard of Oz (TV Movie) Pepe the Prawn as Toto / Dr. Teeth / Johnny Fiama / Lew Zealand / Swedish Chef (voice), Co-Producer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas MovieIt's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (TV Movie) Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf the Dog / Swedish Chef / Johnny Fiama / Bobo the Bear / Howard / Lew Zealand (voice), Co-Producer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real StoryJack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (TV Mini-series) Thunderdell (2 episodes, 2001), Writer (teleplay) (2 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001 2
    • Episode #1.2 (Dec 4, 2001) Thunderdell, Writer (teleplay)  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (Dec 2, 2001) Thunderdell, Writer (teleplay)  Less
  • Primary photo for B.R.A.T.S. of the Lost NebulaB.R.A.T.S. of the Lost Nebula (TV Series) Actor  Less 1998– 
  • Primary photo for Muppets TonightMuppets Tonight (TV Series) Johnny Fiama / Bobo the Bear / Zippety-Zap / David Hogsellhoff / Carl / Zippity Zap / Pepe the King Prawn / Big Mean Carl / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / One of the Elvises / Howard Tubman / Marty Pipkin / Snookie Blyer / Sherlock Holmes / Clueless Morgan / Ernst Stavros Grouper / David Hoggselhoff / The Cow Announcer / Captain Pighead / Bobo / Doglion / Frankie Yakovic / Pepe / Baby Kramer / Randall the Zebra / Rowlf (22 episodes, 1996), Performer ("Mack the Knife") (1 episode, 1996), Performer ("What the World Needs Now Is Love Sweet Love") (1 episode, 1996), Performer ("High Hopes") (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1996–1998 22
    • Johnny Fiama Leaves Home (Feb 8, 1998) Johnny Fiama / Bobo the Bear / Zippety-Zap / David Hogsellhoff (voice)  Less
    • Andie MacDowell (Jan 4, 1998) Bobo the Bear / Carl / Zippity Zap / Johnny Fiama / Pepe the King Prawn (voice)  Less
    • The Gary Cahuenga Episode (Dec 28, 1997) Bobo the Bear / Big Mean Carl / Pepe the King Prawn / Johnny Fiama (voice)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Animal ShowAnimal Show (TV Series) Timothy the Owl / Armstrong the Chicken Hawk / Dullard the Aardvark / Lazlo the Hyena / Vernon the Grizzly / Baby Bear / Jared the Tiger / Randall the Zebra (7 episodes)  Less 1994–1997 7
    • Owl & Frog Timothy the Owl / Armstrong the Chicken Hawk / Dullard the Aardvark (voice)  Less
    • Chimpanzee & Hyena Lazlo the Hyena / Armstrong the Chicken Hawk (voice)  Less
    • Grizzly Bear & Hedgehog Vernon the Grizzly / Armstrong the Chicken Hawk / Baby Bear (voice)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Wubbulous World of Dr. SeussThe Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss (TV Series) Uncle Berklummer (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Mr. Willowby's Christmas TreeMr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (TV Short) Bear (voice)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for DinosaursDinosaurs (TV Series) Earl Sinclair / Nick / Rabid Caveman (64 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991–1994 64
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Self (18 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself / Swedish Chef / Pepe the Prawn / Mahna Mahna (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011–2018
  • Primary photo for Muppet Guys TalkingMuppet Guys Talking Himself  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The ViewThe View (TV Series) Himself - Guest Co-Host (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Christmas in Rockefeller CenterChristmas in Rockefeller Center (TV Special) Pepe the Prawn (voice)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Loose WomenLoose Women (TV Series) Pepe the Prawn (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for A Moment WithA Moment With (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012
    • The Muppets 1 (Jun 1, 2012) Himself (as Pepe the King Prawn)  Less
    • The Muppets 2 (Jun 1, 2012) Himself (as Pepe the King Prawn)  Less
  • Primary photo for VEVO News: On the Set with OK Go and The MuppetsVEVO News: On the Set with OK Go and The Muppets (Video) Dr. Teeth / Swedish Chef (voice)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's JourneyBeing Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Himself - Puppeteer  Less 2011 $303K / —
  • Primary photo for Extreme Makeover: Home EditionExtreme Makeover: Home Edition (TV Series) Pepe the Prawn / Swedish Chef (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
    • Morris Family (Jan 3, 2010) Pepe the Prawn / Swedish Chef (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for America's Got TalentAmerica's Got Talent (TV Series) Muppet Chicken (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Bonnie Hunt ShowThe Bonnie Hunt Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Bobo the Bear / Orange Featureless Whatnot / Bubba the Rat / Dean & Deluca Patron (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • The Muppets Take Over Today (Nov 13, 2008) Bobo the Bear / Orange Featureless Whatnot / Bubba the Rat / Dean & Deluca Patron (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with Craig FergusonThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Musical Guest (5 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005–2008
    • Episode #5.40 (Oct 28, 2008) Himself (as Pepe the King Prawn)  Less
    • Episode #2.163 (Jun 19, 2006) Himself (as Pepe the King Prawn)  Less
    • Episode #2.61 (Dec 19, 2005) Himself - Musical Guest (as Pepe the King Prawn)  Less
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  • Primary photo for A Company of PlayersA Company of Players (Video) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for When Parents Are DeployedWhen Parents Are Deployed (TV Short) Louie  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Pre-Hysterical Times: The Making of DinosaursPre-Hysterical Times: The Making of Dinosaurs (Video) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Weezer: Video Capture Device - Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002Weezer: Video Capture Device - Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002 (Video) Pepe the Prawn (segment "Keep Fishin'")  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for I Love MuppetsI Love Muppets (TV Special) Pepe the King Prawn (voice)  Less 2002
Archive Footage (4 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Morning ShowThe Morning Show (TV Series) Dr. Teeth / Big Mean Carl (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for A Current AffairA Current Affair (TV Series) Rowlf / Bobo the Bear / Pepe the Prawn / Janooce / Roowlf (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Episode dated 20 December 2011 (Dec 20, 2011) Rowlf / Bobo the Bear / Pepe the Prawn / Janooce / Roowlf (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Sunday NightSunday Night (TV Series) Behemoth / Pepe the Prawn / Rowlf / Swedish Chef (1 episode)  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for It's Not Easy Being GreenIt's Not Easy Being Green (Video) Swedish Chef (archive footage)  Less 1994 $1MM
Other (5 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Muppets Party CruiseMuppets Party Cruise (Video Game) Pepe the King Prawn / Swedish Chef / Bobo the Bear / Johnny Fiama / Rowlf the Dog (voice)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Muppet Monster AdventureMuppet Monster Adventure (Video Game) Pepe the Prawn / Swedish Chef (voice)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Muppet Race ManiaMuppet Race Mania (Video Game) Pepe / Bobo / Rowlf / Chef / Johnny Fiama (voice)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Muppets Treasure IslandMuppets Treasure Island (Video Game) Clueless Morgan / Angel Marie / Mudwell the Mudbunny (voice)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Muppet CDROM: Muppets InsideThe Muppet CDROM: Muppets Inside (Video Game) Actor  Less 1996

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