Dave Goelz


Birthday July 16, 1946

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Los Angeles, CA

Age 77 years old

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Puppeteer who brought life to the Muppets characters Gonzo, Fozzy Bear, Zoot and Dr. Bunsen Honeydew for multiple decades.

Before Fame

He worked for American Airlines and Hewlett Packard before finding an interests in a puppeteer career.


He won a 1978 Primetime Emmy Award for his contributions to The Muppet Show.

Family Life

He has been in a life-long relationship with partner Debra Freeman.

Associated With

He acted alongside Jason Segel in the 2011 family comedy The Muppets.