|Name Brian Meehl|
|Spouse Cindy Meehl|
|Movies and TV shows The Muppet Show, Big Bird in China|
Awards Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing In A Children's or Pre-School Children's Series
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy-Variety Or Music Program
Books Suck It Up, Out of Patience, You Don't Know about Me, Pastime
Similar People Jim Henson, Richard Hunt, Frank Oz, Kathryn Mullen, Jerry Nelson
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Brian Meehl (also known as Brian Muehl), is an American puppeteer and writer. He resides in Redding, Connecticut.
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Muehl was born November 5, 1952 in Canandaigua, New York and grew up mostly in Iowa City, Iowa.
Muehl worked on the last six shows of The Muppet Show. He then worked on Sesame Street, performing Barkley, Grundgetta, Telly Monster, and an early version of Elmo, among other characters. His work with Henson also included roles in the films, The Dark Crystal, The Muppets Take Manhattan and The Great Muppet Caper.
In 1984, Muehl left the Muppets and began writing for children's television series including Between the Lions, Codename: Kids Next Door, Cyberchase, the TUGS segments for Salty's Lighthouse, Eureeka's Castle, Eyewitness for the BBC and DK Vision and The Magic School Bus.
Muehl has written four young adult novels: Out of Patience (2008), Suck It Up (2009), You Don't Know About Me (2011), and Suck It Up and Die (2012). He also released an eBook and paperback adult novel, Pastime, in 2012.