Kirk R. Thatcher

Director | Writer | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) | Muppets Tonight (1996-1998) | Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination More »
AKA 
Kirk Thatcher
BORN 
Feb 14, 1962 (age 56)

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Past Film & Video (30 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Aliens Ate My HomeworkAliens Ate My Homework (Video) The Producers Wish To Acknowledge The Assistance Of  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Spider-Man: HomecomingSpider-Man: Homecoming Punk on Street (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 2017 $175MM $334MM / $880MM
  • Primary photo for The Muppets: Jungle BoogieThe Muppets: Jungle Boogie (Video) Director  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Grave ShiversGrave Shivers (Short) Thanks  Less 2015 $13K
  • Primary photo for Hershey's Great Chocolate Factory Mystery in 4DHershey's Great Chocolate Factory Mystery in 4D (Short) Director  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Sid the Science Kid: The MovieSid the Science Kid: The Movie Director (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for OK Go & The Muppets: Muppet Show Theme SongOK Go & The Muppets: Muppet Show Theme Song (Video) Director  Less 2011
  • 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) Himself - director (as Kirk Thatcher), Director  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Einstein PalsEinstein Pals (Video) Director  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Muppets: Bohemian RhapsodyThe Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody (Video) Director  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Inside Pepe's Studio: Hosted by Pepe the King PrawnInside Pepe's Studio: Hosted by Pepe the King Prawn (Video) Himself - Interviewee (uncredited), Special Thanks  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Elmo in GrouchlandThe Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Additional Muppet Performer (voice) (as Kirk Thatcher), Additional Muppet Performer (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1999 $26MM $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for Muppets from SpaceMuppets from Space Second Unit Director (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1999 $24MM $17MM / $22MM
  • Primary photo for Muppet Treasure IslandMuppet Treasure Island Writer (screenplay)  Less 1996 $34MM / —
  • Primary photo for Shaking the TreeShaking the Tree Craps Player (as Kirk Thatcher), Storyboard Artist (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for RoboCop 2RoboCop 2 Miniature Set Construction (robot monster crew) (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1990 $35MM $46MM / —
  • Primary photo for Gremlins 2: The New BatchGremlins 2: The New Batch Gremlins (voice) (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1990 $50MM $41MM / —
  • Primary photo for Spaced InvadersSpaced Invaders Shortstuff (voice) (as Kirk Thatcher), Performer ("Takin' Over the World"), Producer ("Takin' Over the World"), Writer ("Takin' Over the World")  Less 1990 $3MM $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for 12:01 PM12:01 PM (Short) Newstand Man (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for CousinsCousins Performer ("HAPPY DAYS") (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1989 $13MM $22MM / —
  • Primary photo for Back to the BeachBack to the Beach Writer ("I Hate You") (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1987 $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for Star Trek IV: The Voyage HomeStar Trek IV: The Voyage Home Punk on Bus (as Kirk Thatcher), Associate Producer (as Kirk Thatcher), Writer ("I Hate You") (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1986 $25MM $110MM / $133MM
  • Primary photo for Alone in the T-Shirt ZoneAlone in the T-Shirt Zone Models And Props (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for HouseHouse Creature Designer (Backwood Films) (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1985 $3MM $19MM / —
  • Primary photo for Cat's EyeCat's Eye Storyboard Artist (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1985 $7MM $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for GremlinsGremlins Creature Crew (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1984 $11MM $148MM / —
  • Primary photo for Star Trek III: The Search for SpockStar Trek III: The Search for Spock Special Effects Assistant (uncredited)  Less 1984 $17MM $76MM / $87MM
  • Primary photo for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the JediStar Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Creature Technician (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less 1983 $32MM $309MM / $573MM
  • Primary photo for E.T. the Extra-TerrestrialE.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Visual Effects (uncredited)  Less 1982 $10MM $435MM / $793MM
  • Primary photo for PoltergeistPoltergeist Visual Effects Coordinator (uncredited)  Less 1982 $11MM $77MM / $124MM
Past Television (18 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Jim Henson's Turkey HollowJim Henson's Turkey Hollow (TV Movie) Director, Writer (story)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Sid the Science KidSid the Science Kid (TV Series) Director (32 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010–2015 32
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  • Primary photo for Disney Drive On with The MuppetsDisney Drive On with The Muppets (TV Series) Director, Producer  Less 2014– 
  • Primary photo for Neil's Puppet DreamsNeil's Puppet Dreams (TV Series) Writer (7 episodes, 2012), Director (7 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012–2013 7
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  • Primary photo for The Muppets Kitchen with Cat CoraThe Muppets Kitchen with Cat Cora (TV Series) Director  Less 2010– 
  • Primary photo for Rolling with the Skateboarding Dog!: MuppetsRolling with the Skateboarding Dog!: Muppets (TV Mini-series) Director  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for Skateboarding Dog Gets Served!: Muppet VideoSkateboarding Dog Gets Served!: Muppet Video (TV Mini-series) Director  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for A Muppets Christmas: Letters to SantaA Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (TV Movie) Director (directed by)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Studio DC: Almost Live!Studio DC: Almost Live! (TV Series) Producer  Less 2008– 
  • Primary photo for Foster's Home for Imaginary FriendsFoster's Home for Imaginary Friends (TV Series) Writer (2 episodes, 2006), Writer (story) (2 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006–2007 2
    • Something Old, Something Bloo (Jun 15, 2007) Writer (story) (as Kirk Thatcher), Writer (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less
    • Make Believe It or Not (Nov 17, 2006) Writer (story) (as Kirk Thatcher), Writer (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less
  • Primary photo for Crank YankersCrank Yankers (TV Series) Director  Less 2002–2007
  • Primary photo for The Muppets' Wizard of OzThe Muppets' Wizard of Oz (TV Movie) Director  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for LazyTownLazyTown (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004 2
  • Primary photo for It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas MovieIt's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (TV Movie) Director  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Muppets TonightMuppets Tonight (TV Series) Supervising Producer (22 episodes, 1996), Writer (12 episodes, 1996), Writer (10 episodes, 1996), Lyrics ("Muppets Tonight Theme") (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996–1998 22
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  • Primary photo for DinosaursDinosaurs (TV Series) Designer (dinosaurs) (6 episodes, 1991), Co-Producer (6 episodes, 1991), Writer (4 episodes, 1992), Wereman (1 episode, 1992), Writer (story) (1 episode, 1991), Writer (teleplay) (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991–1994 12
    • Changing Nature (Jul 20, 1994) Writer (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less
    • The Terrible Twos (Jul 13, 1994) Designer (dinosaurs) (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less
    • Little Boy Boo (Oct 30, 1992) Wereman (voice) (as Kirk Thatcher), Writer (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Dog CityDog City (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for The Jim Henson HourThe Jim Henson Hour (TV Series) Associate Producer (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
    • Garbage (Jul 30, 1989) Associate Producer (as Kirk Thatcher)  Less
Self (7 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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