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Richard Hunt
Birth: Aug. 16, 1951
Bronx County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 1992
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Puppeteer and actor.He worked for The Jim Henson Company for more than 20 years. He was the performer behind Scooter, Beaker, Sweetums, Janice, Junior Gorg, Statler and many other characters from the popular television programs "The Muppet Show," "Sesame Street" and "Fraggle Rock." He also directed several episodes and made principal puppeteer appearances in "The Muppet Movie," "The Great Muppet Caper," "The Muppets Take Manhattan," "Jim Hensonís Muppet Vision 3-D," "Labyrinth" and "Dark Crystal." He also acted minor parts in the movies "Trading Places" and "Oxford Blues." (bio by: Butterfly) 

Cause of death: Complications of AIDS
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Specifically: Some ashes sprinkled over the lfower beds at the Hunt Family home in Closter, NJ.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Butterfly
Record added: Apr 05, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8600308
Richard Hunt
Added by: Ron Moody
Richard Hunt
Added by: Butterfly
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- Yvonne de Boer
 Added: Jan. 7, 2017
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Jan. 7, 2017

- sjm
 Added: Jan. 7, 2017
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