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Tambor, with Gonzo, interviewed by ScreenSlam in a Muppets from Space press junket (YouTube)

Jeffrey Tambor (b. 1944) is a veteran character actor best known for his TV comedy work, including The Larry Sanders Show and Arrested Development.

In Muppets from Space, Tambor played government agent K. Edgar Singer. Later, he re-teamed with the Muppets to play The Wizard in the TV movie The Muppets' Wizard of Oz. He also had a guest voice spot on Dinosaurs as Hank Hibler.

Tambor is one of only five actors to appear on-camera in two feature-length Muppet movies; the others are David Arquette, Elliott Gould, Whoopi Goldberg, and bit player Dan Payne.

His other credits include an early starring role in The Ropers (for which Joe Raposo composed the theme song), Mr. Mom, and the Amazon TV series Transparent (with Caitlyn Jenner) for which he has received two Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe, and a Screen Actors Guild award.


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