Leslie Carrara-Rudolph began her Muppeteer career on Muppets Tonight, where she played the Pamela Anderson spoof, Spamela Hamderson in the sketch Bay of Pigswatch. She started performing on Sesame Street beginning in season 37. Her main Sesame Street character is Abby Cadabby. She is also Prairie Dawn's mom in Sesame Beginnings. She also voiced the green Grouch in the Grouch spoof of Spamalot, called Scramalot.
She puppeteers outside of Sesame Street & the Muppets as well. Her candy-obsessed character, Lolly, performs with her in several clubs & events in New York & LA, as well as working in children outreach programs. Leslie played Miss Poppy, the human kiddie-show star, in the satirical play Pigeon-Holed, written by Sesame writer Annie Evans.
Leslie's husband, Paul Rudolph, served as music coordinator on Muppets Tonight.
She is sometimes credited as Leslie Carrera.
- Muppets Tonight: J.P. Grosse (usually when not speaking), Spamela Hamderson, Baby Elaine, Belle the Bubble Mom, Darci, Dorothy Bovine, Shirley (episode 106 only), Theresa, Lady Guenevere, Pullover sweater, Muppets Tonight floor manager
- Animal Jam: Edi
- The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss: Little Cat A (season 2), Morton the Elephant Bird (season 2), Princess Tizz (episode 203)
- Sesame Beginnings: Prairie Dawn's Mom
- Sesame Street: Abby Cadabby Rosa, Lotta Chatter, Mrs. Grouch (4237), Virginia Virginia, Sleeping Beauty, Alice Burns (Pre-School Musical), Icelandic Girl AM (4109), Iris (live action), "Dinner Theatre" daughter, "Super K" daughter, The Super Foods whole-wheat bread
- Panwapa: Koko the Penguin
- Late Night Buffet with Augie & Del: Augie, assistant
- A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa