Eric Jacobson

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 66
Eric Jacobson is an American puppeteer, best known for performing the Muppet characters Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, and Sam Eagle for Disney's The Muppets Studio, as well as Sesame Street characters Bert, Guy Smiley and Grover—all roles that he inherited from the characters' original performer, Frank Oz. As of 2015, Jacobson is Caroll Spinney's successor for Oscar the Grouch.

Eric Jacobson is an American puppeteer, best known for performing the Muppet characters Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, and Sam Eagle for Disney's The Muppets Studio, as well as Sesame Street characters Bert, Guy Smiley and Grover—all roles that he inherited from the characters' original performer, Frank Oz. As of 2015, Jacobson is Caroll Spinney's successor for Oscar the Grouch.

Birth Name

Eric Norman Jacobson

Born

Friday, 15 January 1971

Actor Filmography

Holey Moley Fore-Ever! Miss Piggy, Animal / Larry, Joe From Legal, Sam the Eagle 2022
Muppets Haunted Mansion Animal / Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam Eagle / Fozzie 2021
The Disney Holiday Singalong Miss Piggy 2020
The Monster at the End of This Story Grover (voice) / Grover 2020
The Power of We: A Sesame Street Special Oscar The Grouch 2020
Sesame Street: Elmo's Playdate Scavenger Hunt Grover / Oscar the Grouch / Bert 2020
Muppets Now Animal / Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy / Mean Mama / Mole, Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy, Miss Piggy / Animal / Cactus, Miss Piggy / Sam the Eagle / Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy 2020
The Not Too Late Show with Elmo Grover, Bert, Grover / Oscar the Grouch, Oscar the Grouch 2020
Sesame Street: Elmo's Playdate Grover / Bert (voice) / Bert 2020
Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary Celebration Bert / Grover / Guy Smiley / Harvey Kneeslapper / Oscar the Grouch / Two-Headed Monster (Left Head) 2019
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Actor Filmography

Holey Moley Fore-Ever! Miss Piggy, Animal / Larry, Joe From Legal, Sam the Eagle 2022
Muppets Haunted Mansion Animal / Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam Eagle / Fozzie 2021
The Disney Holiday Singalong Miss Piggy 2020
The Monster at the End of This Story Grover (voice) / Grover 2020
The Power of We: A Sesame Street Special Oscar The Grouch 2020
Sesame Street: Elmo's Playdate Scavenger Hunt Grover / Oscar the Grouch / Bert 2020
Muppets Now Animal / Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy / Mean Mama / Mole, Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy, Miss Piggy / Animal / Cactus, Miss Piggy / Sam the Eagle / Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy 2020
The Not Too Late Show with Elmo Grover, Bert, Grover / Oscar the Grouch, Oscar the Grouch 2020
Sesame Street: Elmo's Playdate Grover / Bert (voice) / Bert 2020
Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary Celebration Bert / Grover / Guy Smiley / Harvey Kneeslapper / Oscar the Grouch / Two-Headed Monster (Left Head) 2019
Holey Moley Miss Piggy, Animal / Larry, Fozzie Bear / Animal, Joe From Legal, Sam the Eagle 2019
When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special Bert / Grover / Oscar / Guy Smiley / Guy Smiley (voice) 2018
Big City Greens Dr. Enamel 2018
The Magical Wand Chase: A Sesame Street Special Grover / Oscar the Grouch 2017
Drop the Mic Miss Piggy (voice) 2017
Carpool Karaoke Animal / Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy 2017
Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas Bert / Grover / Two-Headed Monster / Grover (voice) 2016
Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Grover / Self 2015
The Muppets. Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam Eagle, Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal, Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam Eagle / Marvin Suggs, Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal (voice) / Animal 2015
Sesame Street: Count on Elmo Grover 2015
Sesame Street: The Best of Elmo 3 Kid Muppet 2015
Sesame Street: Alphabet Songs Bert / Grover 2014
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Oscar the Grouch 2014
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story Self 2014
Muppets Most Wanted Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam Eagle / Animal / Sam Eagle (voice) 2014
Sesame Street: Elmo's World - All About Animals Grover / Bert 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Grover 2014
Unscripted Miss Piggy 2011
Lady Gaga & the Muppets' Holiday Spectacular Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle 2013
MasterChef Junior Miss Piggy 2013
Scooby-Doo! Adventures: The Mystery Map Shaggy Rogers - Puppeteer 2013
mental_floss: The List Show Miss Piggy / Animal 2013
The Muppets All-Star Comedy Gala Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam Eagle (voice) 2012
Christmas in Rockefeller Center Miss Piggy 2012
Oprah: Where Are They Now? Bert 2012
Sesame Street: Preschool Is Cool - Making Friends Grover 2012
Sesame Street: Elmo's Magic Numbers Bert / Grover 2012
Super Healthy Monsters Grover / Bert, Bert, Bert / Grover, Bert / Professor Grover, Super Grover / Bert 2012
The 84th Annual Academy Awards Miss Piggy - Presenter 2012
Project Runway All Stars Miss Piggy 2012
The Muppets Marvin Suggs (voice) / Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam Eagle / Marvin Suggs 2011
Sesame Street: Bye-Bye, Pacifier! Big Kid Stories with Elmo Grover 2011
The Jonathan Ross Show Miss Piggy 2011
Nerdy Nummies Miss Piggy 2011
So Random! Miss Piggy 2011
Sesame Street: Silly Storytime Grover 2011
Take Two with Phineas and Ferb Miss Piggy 2010
Shalom Sesame Grover 2010
Sesame Street: Elmo and Friends - Iron Monster and Other Super Stories Grover 2010
Good Luck Charlie Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal 2010
Sesame Street: Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures Bert 2010
Sesame Street: Preschool is Cool, ABCs with Elmo Grover / Guy Smiley 2010
Elmo and Friends: The Letter Quest and Other Magical Tales Grover / Bert 2009
Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Miss Piggy 2009
Sesame Street: Bedtime with Elmo Bert (voice) 2009
Sesame Street: Being Green Bert 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Animal (voice), Grover (voice), Miss Piggy (voice) 2009
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy / Animal / Sam the Eagle (voice) / Sam the Eagle 2008
Studio DC: Almost Live! Animal / Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy / Animal 2008
Elmo's World: Summer Vacation Bert 2008
Piper's Picks TV Miss Piggy 2008
Count on Sports Bert / Grover 2008
Abby in Wonderland Grover as the Mad Hatter / Bert as Tweedle Dee 2008
Elmo's Christmas Countdown Bert / Grover 2007
Chelsea Lately Miss Piggy - Guest 2007
Ready for School 2007
A Sesame Street Christmas Carol (voice) (archive footage) 2006
Elmo's World: Pets! Oscar the Grouch 2006
America's Got Talent Miss Piggy 2006
Guess That Shape and Color 2006
Elmo Visits the Doctor 2005
Jack's Big Music Show Little Bad Wolf, Phil the Coo-Coo Bird 2005
Sesame Street: All-Star Alphabet Bert 2005
Dancing with the Stars Miss Piggy, Self 2005
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam Eagle (voice) / Fozzie Bear as the Cowardly Lion / Miss Piggy as the Witches / Sam the Eagle 2005
Sesame Street: Friends to the Rescue 2005
Wonder Pets! Yuko Yak (voice) 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Bear 2005
The Tony Danza Show Miss Piggy 2004
Sesame Street: A Celebration of Me, Grover Grover / Bert / Grover's Mommy 2004
Sesame Street: What's the Name of That Song? Super Grover 2004
Weezer: Video Capture Device - Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002 Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy (segment "Keep Fishin'") / Animal / Miss Piggy ("Keep Fishin") 2004
Sesame Street: Happy Healthy Monsters Grover 2004
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal 2003
Sesame Street: Sesame Sings Karaoke Grover 2003
Sesame Street: Three Bears and a New Baby (voice) 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Animal, Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy 2003
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Yoda / Elvises (voice) 2002
Elmo's World: Happy Holidays! Bert / Grover 2002
Elmo Visits the Firehouse (voice) 2002
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Miss Piggy / Fozzie / Animal 2002
Sesame Street: Computer Caper Muppet Performer 2002
Sesame Street: Bert & Ernie's Word Play Bert / Grover / Grover (voice) 2002
Elmo's World: Wake Up with Elmo Bert 2002
Play with Me Sesame Bert / Grover / Additional Muppets 2002
The Bachelor Miss Piggy 2002
Elmo's World: Springtime Fun! Bert / Super Grover 2002
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus Bobby Becker 2001
Sesame Street: Kids' Favorite Songs 2 (voice) 2001
Scrubs Grover 2001
Elmo's World: The Wild Wild West Grover 2001
The Book of Pooh: Stories from the Heart Puppeteer 2001
Elmo's Musical Adventure: Peter and the Wolf (voice) 2001
Elmo's World: Flowers, Bananas & More Bert 2000
Elmo's World: Singing, Drawing & More! (voice) 2000
Between the Lions Bert 2000
Sesame Street: Kids' Favorite Songs (voice) 1999
Sesame Street: CinderElmo Muppet Performer 1999
Elmo's World Grover, Super Grover 1997
Elmopalooza! Additional Muppet Performer 1998
Bear in the Big Blue House Harry the Duck, Yukker Tutter 1997
Sesame Street: 123 Count with Me (voice) 1997
WWE Raw Fozzie Bear / Animal / Miss Piggy 1993
Children in Need Miss Piggy 1980
20/20 Miss Piggy 1978
Saturday Night Live Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear 1975
Sesame Street Grover, Muppet, Bert / Grover, Bert, Guy Smiley, Grover / Bert, Doctor Two / Cap-ten Kirk / Grover, Giant Boulder, Grover (voice), (voice), Bert / Cookie Monster / Grover, Bert / Grover / Additional Muppets, Grover / G, Grover / Oscar, Grover / Penguin Guard, Hammy, Jitterbug, Super Grover 2.0 1969
2019 Emmy Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance Nominated
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