Steve Whitmire

1959 - Today

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Steven Lawrence Whitmire (born September 24, 1959) is an American puppeteer, known primarily for his work on The Muppets and Sesame Street. Beginning his involvement with the Muppets in 1978, Whitmire inherited the roles of Kermit the Frog and Ernie after Jim Henson's death in 1990; he performed the characters until 2016 and 2014, respectively. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Whitmire has received more than 838,246 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Steve Whitmire is the 9,454th most popular actor (down from 8,230th in 2019), the 14,538th most popular biography from United States (down from 11,335th in 2019) and the 4,859th most popular American Actor.

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  • 840k

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  • 43.69

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Steve Whitmire ranks 9,454 out of 10,030Before him are Yuri Lowenthal, Levi Miller, Nicholas Braun, Danielle Fishel, Chris Crocker, and Yukta Mookhey. After him are Bill Byrge, Logan Browning, Jessica Lynch, Karan Singh Grover, Farrah Franklin, and Regine Velasquez.

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Among people born in 1959, Steve Whitmire ranks 599Before him are Jill Evans, Kevin Sheedy, Chandra Cheeseborough, Victoria Jackson, Rowdy Gaines, and Brian Goodell. After him are Keith Olbermann, Lynette Woodard, John Whittingdale, and Aileen Baviera.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Steve Whitmire ranks 14,538 out of 15,968Before him are Natália Kelly (1994), Nicholas Braun (1988), Danielle Fishel (1981), Chris Crocker (1987), Amber Smith (1971), and Jesse Williams (1983). After him are Nazr Mohammed (1977), Killer Mike (1975), Bill Byrge (1932), Reggie Bush (1985), Keith Olbermann (1959), and Ian Crocker (1982).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Steve Whitmire ranks 4,859Before him are Mika Boorem (1987), David Kaufman (1961), Yuri Lowenthal (1971), Nicholas Braun (1988), Danielle Fishel (1981), and Chris Crocker (1987). After him are Bill Byrge (1932), Logan Browning (1989), Jessica Lynch (1983), Spencer Grammer (1983), James Sie (1962), and Amanda Fuller (1984).

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