Many of Richard Hunt’s Muppet characters are household names: Beaker, Scooter, Janice. Statler and Waldorf. Hunt even played Miss Piggy for a season of The Muppet Show, Elmo for a year on Sesame Street. So why is his name not more well-known?
Though many people may not know Richard Hunt’s name, they already know his spirit – for so much of his spirit is present in the work.
I recently wrote a thumbnail biography of Hunt for LGBT website The Bilerico Project. Take a look at it here!