Person Details

Birthday: 1946-07-16 14:20:00

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Burbank, California

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Movie Involvements: 24

TV Involvements: 5


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dave Goelz (born July 16, 1946) is a puppeteer best-known for his association with The Muppets, and in particular with the Muppet character Gonzo. His other Muppet characters include Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Zoot (the saxophonist of Dr. Teeth and The Electric Mayhem), Beauregard the janitor and Tiny (the humungous chicken in The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland) . He also performed the characters of Boober Fraggle and Uncle Travelling Matt on Fraggle Rock. He also performed the puppetry for various characters, including Sir Didymus and Wiseman's Hat (both voiced by David Shaughnessy) in Labyrinth. Outside of Muppeteering, he is the current voice actor for the Disney character Figment. After Jim Henson died in 1990, Goelz took over puppeteering Waldorf in 1992. Description above from the Wikipedia article Dave Goelz, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia .

Most Famous Work

Labyrinth
Average
7

Labyrinth

(1986) Didymus / The Hat / The Four Guards / Left Door Knocker / Firey 3 (voice)
The Dark Crystal
Average
7

The Dark Crystal

(1982) Fizzgig, A Friendly Monster
An American Werewolf in London
Average
7

An American Werewolf in London

(1981) Beauregard (archive footage)
Fraggle Rock
Average
8

Fraggle Rock

(1983) The World's Oldest Fraggle
The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson
Average
6

The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson

(1990) Himself, various voices
Weezer: Video Capture Device - Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002
Average
10
The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II
Average
5

The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II

(2020) The Muppets Puppeteer
John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together
Average
6

John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together

(1979) The Great Gonzo / Zoot / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew (voice)

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2020 Himself
The Muppets Puppeteer
Himself
Boober Fraggle / Travelling Matt (voice)
2018 The Great Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot / Waldorf / Beauregard / Chip / Himself (voice)
2017 Himself
2015 The Great Gonzo / Waldorf / Zoot (voice)
Dr. Bunsen Honeydew (voice)
Subconscious Guard Frank (voice)
2014 Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot / Beauregard / Waldorf (voice)
2012 Gonzo / Waldorf / Beauregard (voice)
Waldorf (voice)
2011 Waldorf (voice)
Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot / Beauregard / Waldorf / Kermit Moopet (voice)
2009 Waldorf (voice)
N/A
N/A
Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot / Beauregard / Waldorf (voice)
2008 The Great Gonzo / Waldorf / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot (voice)
Gonzo the Great, Zoot, Waldorf, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Pancake the Water Buffalo
Gonzo / Waldorf (voice)
2007 Himself
Himself
2006 Himself
2005 Gonzo / Bunsen / Waldorf / Zoot (voice)
N/A
2004 Gonzo / Waldorf ("Keep Fishin")
2002 The Great Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Waldorf / Zoot (voice)
Waldorf (voice)
Himself / Gonzo (voice)
1999 Humongous Chicken (voice)
Gonzo
1996 N/A
N/A
1994 Himself (archive footage)
N/A
N/A
Gonzo / Wendell / Otto the Octopus / Boober Fraggle (voice)
1992 The Great Gonzo as Charles Dickens / Robert Marley / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Betina Cratchit / Rat / Zoot
1991 Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / The Great Gonzo / Zoot the Sax Player (voice)
1990 Himself, various voices
Gonzo (voice)
The Great Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Beauregard / Zoot (voice)
1989 N/A
1988 Gonzo (voice)
1987 Various Characters
1986 Rugby the Tiger/Ditz
Didymus / The Hat / The Four Guards / Left Door Knocker / Firey 3 (voice)
Boober (voice)
The Great Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Beauregard / Zoot / Uncle 'Travelling' Matt Fraggle / Boober Fraggle
1985 N/A
N/A
1984 Boober Fraggle / Uncle Travelling Matt (voice)
N/A
Gonzo / Chester - Rat / Bill - Frog / Zoot / Beauregard / Dog / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Penguin (voice)
1983 Gonzo the Great / Zoot / Lubbock Lou (voice)
The World's Oldest Fraggle
Uncle "Traveling" Matt
Side Bottom
1982 Fizzgig, A Friendly Monster
Various Muppets
1981 Beauregard (archive footage)
Gonzo, Beauregard, Dr. Bunson Honeydew
Himself
1979 The Great Gonzo / Zoot / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew (voice)
The Great Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Zoot / Doglion / Iraqian in El Sleezo Cafe / Pig (voice)
Various Muppets
Gonzo (voice)
1978 The Great Gonzo
1977 Wendell / Pop-eyed Catfish / Will Possum (voice)
1976 Gonzo, Zoot, Beauregard, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew (voice)
N/A
1975 N/A
1969 N/A
1961 Teenager
Gonzo (as Gonzo The Great)
N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
1974 Assistant Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

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