Artie Esposito

Esposito with a Muppet bird, filming Elmo's Christmas Countdown.

Artie Esposito is the Muppets Studio's understudy performer for Kermit the Frog. He has performed in a number of projects for Sesame Workshop, The Jim Henson Company and Muppets Studio. In addition, Artie has built puppets for Jim Henson's Creature Shop, and is a member of Jim Henson's Puppet Up! improv class.

Esposito has also served as a consultant for Palisades Toys on their lines of Sesame Street and Action Figures Muppet action figures.

Muppet/Henson credits

Non-Muppet credits

  • The Simpsons – Homer Simpson (puppetry)
  • Warren the Ape – "Frizzies" Gang Member
  • The Pee-wee Herman Show (2010) – Chairry (puppetry)
  • Mind of Mencia – Shoe Puppet, M-16 (voice only)
  • Crank Yankers – Elmer Higgins, Tony DeLoge, Deaf Frat Guy, others
  • Baby Einstein "Einstein Pals" Commercial – Pablo, Millie, Winston
  • Jimmy Kimmel LiveLOST puppets
  • Eminem "Ass Like That" Music Video – Bunraku Dancer, Spoonie Luv
  • Taco Bueno "Cooking with Suzie" Commercial – Various
  • 2005 MTV Movie Awards – Elmer Higgins