David Rudman

Actor | Writer | Miscellaneous Crew
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KNOWN FOR 
The Muppets (2011) | Muppets Most Wanted (2014) | Sesame Street (1986-2017)
AWARDS 
3 wins & 11 nominations More »
AKA 
Cookie Monster | The Muppets
BORN 
Jun 1, 1963 (age 55)

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Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Nature CatNature Cat (TV Series) Writer (creator) (3 episodes, 2018)  Less 2018 3 Released
Past Film & Video (81 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (50 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Nature CatNature Cat (TV Series) Casting Director (35 episodes, 2015), Voice Director (35 episodes, 2015), Executive Producer (17 episodes, 2015), Writer (creator) (10 episodes, 2015), Director (7 episodes, 2015), Writer (7 episodes, 2015), Leo the Mammoth / Prospector Jones / The Seeker / Nevin (6 episodes, 2015), Writer (6 episodes, 2015), Character Designer (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2015–2018 35
    • Houston's Outdoor Adventure/Hotel Hal (Jan 4, 2018) Leo the Mammoth (voice), Casting Director, Voice Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Lights Out for Sea Turtles/Nature Art (Jan 3, 2018) Leo the Mammoth (voice), Casting Director, Voice Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • "Stop and Hear the Cicadas/Cold-Blooded (Jan 2, 2018) Leo the Mammoth (voice), Casting Director, Voice Director, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Late Show with Stephen ColbertThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) Cookie Monster (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street in CommunitiesSesame Street in Communities (TV Mini-series) Cookie Monster (2016)  Less 2016– 
  • Primary photo for Nerdy NummiesNerdy Nummies (TV Series) Cookie Monster (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for The Muppets.The Muppets. (TV Series) Janice / Scooter / Satay (17 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015–2016 17
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  • Primary photo for Sesame StreetSesame Street (TV Series) Cookie Monster / Two-Headed Monster / Baby Bear / Trumpet Player / Mallard Capone / Sheep-ret Service / Artie Abrams Muppet / Bud / Humphrey / Sonny Friendly / Norman / Muppet / Grouch / Det. John Munch / Hero Guy / Zero / Flash Gizmo Space Cadet / Lavender Sailor / Blue Monster / The Letter X / The Letter U / Fearful Dwarf / Davey Monkey / Step-Mother / Angry Man #4 / Additional Muppets / Chicago / Big Bad Wolf / Neurotic Man / Duck / Jogger / Frustrated Muppet Man in 'Cerrado' and 'Abierto' / Sully / Velma Blank / Mr. On Top Of / Lavender Guy Named Ed / Backup Vocals / Lavender Dentist / Flo Bear / Stagehand / Wiggles / The Penguin Thief / Jury Penguin 2 / Paramedic 2 / Triangle Lover's Assistant / Andre / Humphry / Additional Anything Muppets / Betty Bowl of Plastic Fruit / Tessie Twiddlebug / Hammy Swinette (speaking) / Ernie in 'Conga' / Lavender Hispanic Anything Muppet man / Bip's Backup Trio / Kermit in 'Do De Rubber Duck' (Assistant) / Audrey Pigeon / Fish / Fearful / Sidney / Rudder Rabbit / Spike / Mommy Snufffleupagus / Ernestine / 'Air' Backup singer / Greaser in the Park / Hoots's Drummer / Fanny the Firefighter / Granny Snuffle / Cowpoke / Athena / Duane / Jill (Assistant) / Soldier Patrick / Princess / Kermit the Frog (Assistant) / Dentist (154 episodes, 1986), Performer ("Monster in the Mirror") (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1986–2015 155
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  • Primary photo for The Furchester HotelThe Furchester Hotel (TV Series) Cookie Monster / Mr. Smellsalot / Commercial Announcer (37 episodes, 2014), Puppeteer (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2014–2015 38
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  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Cookie Monster / Scooter / Audience Member (3 episodes, 2010), Performer ("I Can't Believe I'm Hosting SNL") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("Silver Bells") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("I Wish It Was Christmas Today") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004–2015 4
    • Taraji P. Henson/Mumford & Sons (Apr 11, 2015) Cookie Monster (voice) (uncredited)  Less
    • Jason Segel/Florence and the Machine (Nov 19, 2011) Scooter / Audience Member (uncredited), Performer ("I Can't Believe I'm Hosting SNL")  Less
    • Jeff Bridges/Eminem and Lil Wayne (Dec 18, 2010) Cookie Monster (voice) (uncredited), Performer ("Silver Bells") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Colbert ReportThe Colbert Report (TV Series) Cookie Monster (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008–2014 2
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Cookie Monster (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Little Children, Big ChallengesLittle Children, Big Challenges (TV Series) Cookie Monster / Baby Bear (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 2
  • Primary photo for Lady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday SpectacularLady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular (TV Special) Scooter / Janice (voice), Performer ("Venus", "Applause", "Artpop") (uncredited)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Cookie Monster / Scooter (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2013 2
  • Primary photo for The Muppets All-Star Comedy GalaThe Muppets All-Star Comedy Gala (TV Movie) Scooter (voice)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Just for LaughsJust for Laughs (TV Series) Chickens / Scooter (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Monstruos SupersanosMonstruos Supersanos (TV Mini-series) Cookie Monster (12 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 12
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  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Janice (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Learn Along with SesameLearn Along with Sesame (TV Series) Cookie Monster / Baby Bear (2 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010–2011 2
  • Primary photo for Christmas in Rockefeller CenterChristmas in Rockefeller Center (TV Movie) Janice  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Dinner: ImpossibleDinner: Impossible (TV Series) Cookie Monster (1 episode, 2009), Special Thanks (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Where Is Warehouse Mouse?Where Is Warehouse Mouse? (TV Series) Director  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for A Muppets Christmas: Letters to SantaA Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (TV Movie) Scooter / Janice / Additional Muppets (voice)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Studio DC: Almost Live!Studio DC: Almost Live! (TV Series) Janice / Scooter  Less 2008– 
  • Primary photo for Elmo's Christmas CountdownElmo's Christmas Countdown (TV Movie) Baby Bear / Cookie Monster (voice)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Jack's Big Music ShowJack's Big Music Show (TV Series) Director (26 episodes, 2005), Writer (creator) (26 episodes, 2005), Jack (14 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005–2007 26
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  • Primary photo for BunnytownBunnytown (TV Series) Puppeteer (1 episode), Writer (creator) (1 episode)  Less 2007–  1
  • Primary photo for Curious BuddiesCurious Buddies (TV Series) Director, Writer  Less 2004–2005
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street Presents: The Street We Live OnSesame Street Presents: The Street We Live On (TV Movie) Baby Bear / Cookie Monster / Two-Headed Monster / Sheep  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Play with Me SesamePlay with Me Sesame (TV Series) Cookie Monster (2003-)  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for CinderelmoCinderelmo (TV Movie) Baby Bear (voice)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Muppets TonightMuppets Tonight (TV Series) Additional Muppets (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Aliens in the FamilyAliens in the Family (TV Series) Bobut (8 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996 8
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  • Primary photo for ABC TGIFABC TGIF (TV Series) Bobut Brody (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Hocle and StotyHocle and Stoty (TV Series) Director, Writer  Less 1994–1996
  • Primary photo for Mr. Willowby's Christmas TreeMr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (TV Short) Ned Mouse (voice)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Dog CityDog City (TV Series) Bowser (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street Jam: A Musical CelebrationSesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration (TV Movie) Chicago Lion / Humphrey / Davey Monkey (voice)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for DinosaursDinosaurs (TV Series) Additional Dinosaur Performer (2 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991–1992 2
    • The Clip Show (Jan 22, 1992) Additional Dinosaur Performer  Less
    • Family Challenge (Sep 25, 1991) Additional Dinosaur Performer  Less
  • Primary photo for ABC Weekend SpecialsABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) Marty (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat CakeBig Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake (TV Movie) Chicago the Lion / Backup Vocals (voice)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Shalom SesameShalom Sesame (TV Series) Backup Vocals (4 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990–1991 4
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  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Dog / Frog / Rat / Additional Muppet Performer (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for The Earth Day SpecialThe Earth Day Special (TV Special) Lizard (voice) (as The Muppets)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Cosby ShowThe Cosby Show (TV Series) Sweetums / Boo Monster (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
    • Cliff's Nightmare (Jan 11, 1990) Sweetums / Boo Monster (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Jim Henson HourThe Jim Henson Hour (TV Series) Additional Muppet Performer (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
    • Health and Fitness (Jul 16, 1989) Additional Muppet Performer (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Ghost of Faffner HallThe Ghost of Faffner Hall (TV Series) Earl the Dragon (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for A Muppet Family ChristmasA Muppet Family Christmas (TV Movie) Miss Piggy's Photographer (voice), Puppeteer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Inner TubeInner Tube (TV Short) Actor (voice)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Tale of the Bunny PicnicThe Tale of the Bunny Picnic (TV Movie) Snort / Snail (voice)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Jim Henson's Little Muppet MonstersJim Henson's Little Muppet Monsters (TV Series) Boo (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
Self (18 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Once Upon a Sesame Street ChristmasOnce Upon a Sesame Street Christmas (TV Special) Cookie Monster / Two-Headed Monster (voice)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Sidewalks EntertainmentSidewalks Entertainment (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Michael Bublé's 3rd Annual Christmas SpecialMichael Bublé's 3rd Annual Christmas Special (TV Special) Cookie Monster (uncredited)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Cookie Monster (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012–2013
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Top ChefTop Chef (TV Series) Cookie Monster - Quickfire Judge (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Lock Down (Feb 16, 2011) Cookie Monster - Quickfire Judge  Less
  • Primary photo for Cake BossCake Boss (TV Series) Cookie Monster (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Rachael RayRachael Ray (TV Series) Cookie Monster (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for America's Got TalentAmerica's Got Talent (TV Series) Muppet Chicken (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The 36th Annual Daytime Emmy AwardsThe 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself / Cookie Monster  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for A Capitol FourthA Capitol Fourth (TV Special) Cookie Monster  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeMacy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie) Cookie Monster / Baby Bear (voice)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Cookie Monster (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Elmopalooza!Elmopalooza! (TV Special) Baby Bear / Two-Headed Monster II / Sparky / Yip-Yip Martian / Forgetful Jones (voice)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street Stays Up Late!Sesame Street Stays Up Late! (TV Special) Baby Bear / MNN Logo Orange Monster (voice)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Muppets Celebrate Jim HensonThe Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (TV Movie) Additional Muppets  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street: 20 Years & Still Counting! 1969-1989Sesame Street: 20 Years & Still Counting! 1969-1989 (TV Special) Additional muppet performer (voice)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street, SpecialSesame Street, Special (TV Special) Additional Muppets (voice)  Less 1988 $50K
Archive Footage (15 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Morning ShowThe Morning Show (TV Series) Janice / Scooter (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Sesame StreetSesame Street (TV Series) Cookie Monster (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
    • Meet Julia (Apr 10, 2017) Cookie Monster (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street: The Best of Elmo 3Sesame Street: The Best of Elmo 3 (Video) Cookie Monster (archive footage)  Less 2015 $10K
  • Primary photo for A Current AffairA Current Affair (TV Series) Scooter / Janice / Miss Poogy (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street: The Best of Sesame Spoofs Vol. 1 & Vol. 2Sesame Street: The Best of Sesame Spoofs Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 (Video) Lieutenant Tao / Detective Munch / Bud / Log / S.S. Crew Member (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Sunday NightSunday Night (TV Series) Janice / Scooter (1 episode)  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for A Sesame Street Christmas CarolA Sesame Street Christmas Carol (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street: Computer CaperSesame Street: Computer Caper (Video) Baby Bear (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Elmo's Magic CookbookElmo's Magic Cookbook (Video) Cookie Monster / Baby Bear (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Best of Kermit on Sesame StreetThe Best of Kermit on Sesame Street (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Sing Yourself Sillier at the MoviesSing Yourself Sillier at the Movies (Video) Humphrey (archive footage)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Muppet Performer (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for It's Not Easy Being GreenIt's Not Easy Being Green (Video) Frog / Farmer Lear (archive footage)  Less 1994 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Sing Yourself Silly!Sing Yourself Silly! (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Sesame Songs: Monster Hits!Sesame Songs: Monster Hits! (Video) Herry's Grandma (archive footage)  Less 1990
Other (4 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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