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Mike Quinn (I)


Childhood performing included a professional magic act at the age of eight and a puppet show that ended in a pie fight at age nine! After becoming fascinated by The Muppet Show (1976), he knew that was the future for puppetry. He first met Jim Henson and his puppeteers as a fan in 1977, later visiting the set of "The Muppet Show", bringing along ... See full bio »

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Known For

Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Nien Nunb / Ree-Yees / Sy Snootles / Yoda / Wol Cabbashite
(1983)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Who Framed Roger Rabbit Miscellaneous Crew
(1988)
The Dark Crystal
The Dark Crystal Slave Master (performer)
(1982)

Filmography

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 2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Nien Nunb
 2015-2016 The Muppets. (TV Series)
Additional Muppet Performer
- Because... Love (2016) ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
- Generally Inhospitable (2016) ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
- Little Green Lie (2016) ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
- Got Silk? (2016) ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
- A Tail of Two Piggies (2016) ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
 2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Nien Nunb
 2014 Muppets Most Wanted
LA Muppet Performer (voice)
 2013 Glee (TV Series)
Puppeteer
- Puppet Master (2013) ... Puppeteer (uncredited)
 2013 Good Luck Charlie (TV Series)
Additional Muppet Performer
- Duncan Dream House (2013) ... Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
 2013 Shake It Up! (TV Series)
Parrot
- Try It Up (2013) ... Parrot (voice)
 2011 The Muppets
Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
 2005 The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (TV Movie)
Muppet Performer (as Michael Quinn)
 1996 Muppet Treasure Island
Old Woman / Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
 1994 Animal Show (TV Series)
Chuck the Lion
- Grizzly Bear & Hedgehog ... (voice)
- Tiger & Tiger Beetle ... (voice)
- Zebra & Lion ... Chuck the Lion (voice)
- Raccoon & Polar Bear ... (voice)
 1994 The Secret Life of Toys (TV Series)
 1992 The Muppet Christmas Carol
Pig Gentleman / Undertaker (voice)
 1990 Mother Goose Stories (TV Series)
Brown Gosling / Assorted (1987) (as Mike Quinby)
 1989 The Jim Henson Hour (TV Series)
Devil
- Monster Telethon (1989) ... Devil
 1989 The Ghost of Faffner Hall (TV Series)
Riff
- Music Brings Us Together (1989) ... Riff (voice, as Mike Quinby)
- Anyone Can Make Music (1989) ... Riff (voice, as Mike Quinby)
- The Power of Music (1989) ... Riff (voice, as Mike Quinby)
- Discovering New Sounds (1989) ... Riff (voice, as Mike Quinby)
- Notation: The Sign That Gets the Sound (1989) ... Riff (voice, as Mike Quinby)
 1988 The Storyteller (TV Series)
Devil
- The Soldier and Death (1988) ... Devil
 1986 The Tale of the Bunny Picnic (TV Movie)
Mayor Bunnyparte / Bulbous (voice)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Nien Nunb / Ree-Yees / Sy Snootles / ... (uncredited)
 1982 The Dark Crystal
Slave Master (performer)
 1981 The Great Muppet Caper
Muppet Performer
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (6 credits)
Show Show Animation department (3 credits)
Show Show Special effects (2 credits)
Show Show Visual effects (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Self (4 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Alternate Names:

Mike Quinby | Michael E. Quinn | Michael Quinn
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Mike is related to Mia Farrow and her mother Maureen O'Sullivan. Mike's Irish grandmother (on the Quinn side) and Maureen were first cousins.

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