Dave Goelz

Dave Goelz

  • Highest Rated: 100% Muppet Guys Talking: Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched (2017)
  • Lowest Rated: 38% The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005)
  • Birthday: Jul 16, 1946
  • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • A longtime puppet designer and performer, Goelz was picked up by Jim Henson and company to design Muppets for various television projects in the early 70's. By the time Jim Henson and Frank Oz were beginning work on "The Muppet Show", they managed to convince Dave to come work as a puppeteer. He soon began to perform and develop such memorable characters as the Great Gonzo and Dr. Bunsen Honeydew. He has gone on to become a principal Muppeteer and one of the major talents of the Jim Henson Company.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

100% Muppet Guys Talking: Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched Actor 2017
98% Inside Out Subconscious Guard Frank $264.4M 2015
83% I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story Actor $16.8K 2015
79% Muppets Most Wanted Gonzo/Dr. Bunsen Honeydew/Zoot/Beauregard/Waldorf $46.5M 2014
95% The Muppets Gonzo/Bunsen Honeydew/Zoot/Beauregard/Waldorf/Kermit Moopet $88.7M 2011
No Score Yet Letters to Santa: A Muppets Christmas Actor 2008
38% The Muppets' Wizard of Oz Gonzo the Great 2005
90% It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie Waldorf 2002
No Score Yet Kermit's Swamp Years: The Real Story Behind Kermit the Frog's Early Years Actor 2002
77% The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Humongous Chicken 1999
63% Muppets From Space Gonzo/Dr. Bunsen Honeydew/Waldorf/The Birdman 1999
73% Muppet Treasure Island The Great Gonzo 1996
No Score Yet Muppet Classic Theater Actor 1994
75% The Muppet Christmas Carol Charles Dickens (The Great Gonzo)/Robert Marley 1992
No Score Yet A Muppet Family Christmas Actor 1987
No Score Yet The Christmas Toy Rugby 1986
70% Labyrinth The Hat/The Four Guards/Left Door Knocker 1986
79% The Dark Crystal General 1982
76% The Great Muppet Caper The Great Gonzo/Beauregard/Zoot/Dr. Bunsen 1981
No Score Yet The Muppets Go To The Movies Actor 1981
88% The Muppet Movie The Great Gonzo/Zoot/Dr. Bunsen Honeydew 1979
100% Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas Actor 1977
No Score Yet The Muppet Show Actor 1976

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

86% The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
2019
Baffi Baffi, a Fizzgig
  • 2019
63% The Muppets
2015-2016
Voice
  • 2016
  • 2015
No Score Yet The Cosby Show
1984-1992
Voice
  • 1990
No Score Yet Fraggle Rock
1983-1987
Voice
  • 1987
  • 1986
  • 1985
  • 1984
  • 1983
100% The Muppet Show
1976-1981
Voice
  • 1980
  • 1978
  • 1977
No Score Yet Jim Henson's Animal Show
1994-1997
Performer
No Score Yet Muppets Tonight
1998
Voice

QUOTES FROM Dave Goelz CHARACTERS

Beauregard
[driving a cab]You can call me Beauregard. where are you guys going?
Beauregard
You can call me Beauregard. where are you guys going?
Kermit
The happiness hotel.
Beauregard
Oh good, that's where I'm going - how do you get there?
Beauregard
Oh good, that's where I'm going. How do you get there?
Fozzie Bear
Haven't you ever been there?
Beauregard
Of course! I live there. I just don't know how to get there.
Humongous Chicken
I'm not stupid kid!
Elmo
Elmo don't think you're stupid.
General
GARTHIM! ATTACK!
Chamberlain
Trial by stone.
General
TRIAL BY STONE!
Didymus
Was that my stomach or yours, Ambrocious?
Didymus
Ambrocious, unlock this door!
Didymus
[a spear point taps him on the shoulder, and someone clears his throat. Didymus turns around, and sees a squad of mounted goblins pointing their spears at his chest]
Didymus
So, had enough, eh? All right then, throw down your weapons, and I'll see that you're well-treated.
Didymus
[facing the entire Goblin army] All right, charge!
Didymus
[a cannon fires, and Ambrocious does a quick about-turn and flees] Whoa, not that way! You're going the wrong way! THE BATTLE'S BEHIND US!
Didymus
Well, if that's the way it is done, then that's the way you must do it.
Didymus
[finally entering the castle] Well, come on then!
Sarah
No! I have to face him alone.
Didymus
But why?
Sarah
Because that's the way it's done.
Didymus
Well, if that is the way it is done, then that is the way you must do it. But, should you need us...
Hoggle
Yes, should you need us...
Sarah
I'll call.
Didymus
I say, does anyone want to play a game of Scrabble?
Didymus
[Ludo and Didymus are fighting, Didymus climbs up Ludo's back] All right then! I can conquer this mountain!
The Hat
It's so stimulating being your hat.
Didymus
Sir Ludo, canst thou summon up the very rocks?
Ludo/Ludo's Voice/Firey 2/Goblin
Sure. Rocks friends.
Sarah
Okay, let's handle this thing logically. What exactly have you sworn?
Didymus
I have sworn with my life's blood, none shall pass this way without *my* permission!
Sarah
Well... May we have your permission?
Didymus
Well I, uh... I... that is, uh... hm... Yes?
Left Door Knocker
Huh. Doesn't want his ring back in his mouth, eh? Can't say I blame him.
Great Gonzo
"There's not a word yet, for old friends who've just met. Part heaven, part space, or have I found my place? You can just visit, but I plan to stay. I'm going to go back there some day."
Great Gonzo
There's not a word yet, for old friends who've just met. Part heaven, part space, or have I found my place? You can just visit, but I plan to stay. I'm going to go back there some day.
Statler
"And this is kermit the frogs old office.''
Statler
And this is kermit the frogs old office.
Waldorf
''Or so we've been toad!''
Waldorf
Or so we've been toad!
Gonzo
"Have a seat."
Gonzo
Have a seat.
Statler
''If I didnt know better, I'd say you just recited some important plot point.''
Statler
If I didnt know better, I'd say you just recited some important plot point.
Waldorf
''I hope so. Otherwise I just bored the audience have to death.''
Waldorf
I hope so. Otherwise I just bored the audience have to death.
Statler
''You mean half the audience is still alive?''
Statler
You mean half the audience is still alive?
Statler
I always dreamed we'd be back here.
Waldorf
Dreams? Those where nightmares!