Years active 1993—present
|Name Peter Linz|
|Born June 28, 1967 (age 55) (1967-06-28) Decatur, Georgia|
Wally meets noel macneal peter linz and discusses a song
Peter Linz (born June 28, 1967) is an American puppeteer. His most prominent role is being the performer for the character Walter who was introduced in the 2011 feature film The Muppets. He then took over the roles of Herry Monster and Ernie from Sesame Street in 2017. Linz recounts receiving the role as his favorite; "Apart from my wedding day and birth of my children, being cast as Walter was one of the greatest moments of my life. I was beyond happiness."
- Wally meets noel macneal peter linz and discusses a song
- Cheryl henson peter linz walter introduce a great muppet caper screening at bam
He has performed many characters on children's television shows: perhaps some of his best known performing roles are Snook in It's a Big Big World, Tutter in Bear in the Big Blue House and Theo Lion in Between the Lions, though he has also performed in Blue's Room, Sesame Street, and The Puzzle Place. Following the departure of Steve Whitmire, he took over the roles of Statler, Link Hogthrob and Lips. Since 2017, he has started performing Robin the Frog, taking over the role from Matt Vogel.
Linz also performed in the Broadway musical Avenue Q.