Julianne Buescher

Julianne Buescher

Julianne Buescher (February 4th, 1965), who has become a largely popular Muppeteer, is also the performer who provided the voice of BLECKA, a GROUCH who appeared in SESAME STREET EPISODE 3133.

Julianne is also 1 of the few performers utilizing the HENSON Digital Performance System, bringing real-time digital puppets to life. "Dawn the Fairy" travels the globe, introducing this new form of puppetry (now used on Skrumps). The newest HDPS digital puppet on the air is "Coo", a blue cuckoo bird who hosts the Sprout Channels Morning Block (puppeteered & voiced by Buescher). HENSONs latest HDPS project is the PBS series Sid the Science Kid (2009 Emmy Nominee. Buescher puppeteers/voices the characters "May" & "Grandma".

Buescher is also an award-winning actor, singer, voice-over artist, indie-filmmaker, illustrator, & writer. She most recently appeared in "The Middle" on ABC & "Criminal Minds" on CBS. She received a Drama Logue Award & Ovation Nomination for creating the role of "Inez" in the musical Tight Quarters. Her self-produced short film Resculpting Venus: A Comedy about Breast Cancer is a Best Narrative winner, & the float she designed for the New Years Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade ("Bathtime Friends"/City of Burbank) won the Founders Trophy.

Buescher sang in Disney's Mulan & on the Dinosuars album "Big Songs". She also voice-matches many stars, looping Angelina Jolie in Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Kate Beckinsale in Click, Joan Cusack in Chicken Little, Halle Berry in CatWoman, Jennifer Lopez in Shall We Dance, Naomie Harris in the Pirates of the Caribbean 2 & 3 video games, & many others.

She was asked to join the Broadway cast of Avenue Q but turned it down, choosing to travel with "Puppet Up!" to Edinburgh, Melbourne, Sydney, New Zealands South Island, Tokyo, Aspen, Vegas, & back to New York (as "Stuffed & UNstrung" at the Union Square Theater).

Muppeteer CreditsEdit

HENSON Company/Creature ShopEdit

Non-HENSON PuppeteeringEdit

  • Sprout Channel Morning Block: Coo, the cuckoo bird (face/neck/voice)
  • Angel: "Smile Time" - Flora (puppet/voice)
  • The Mr. Potato-Head Show: Potato Bug (puppeteer/voice/singing) & others (cameos as Bond Girl & Flower Lady)
  • Geo-Kids: 1st season series, Bobby the Bushbaby (original puppeteer/voice)
  • Riders in the Sky TV series: Annie Oak (puppeteer only), Teachers Pet (puppeteer/voice), Mother Burp, Sexy Cactus & others
  • Cousin Skeeter: Nicole (puppeteer/original track voice)
  • Crank Yankers: MTV Awards
  • McDonalds Commercials: for "Dinosaurs"
  • Venus on the Harddrive Fox Pilot: Venus (face)
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live (Sesame Shore): Mr. Pickle

On-Camera ActingEdit

  • "The Middle": "The Cheerleader" - Woman Customer
  • "Criminal Minds": "Hopeless" - Meg
  • "Desperate Housewives" - Salon Patron

Voiceover ActingEdit

Special extra picturesEdit

See alsoEdit

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