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'''Julianne Buescher''' performed her first [[The Jim Henson Company|Henson]] character on the TV series ''[[Dinosaurs]]''. Since then, she's become a Los Angeles based Henson/Disney regular, performing hundreds of characters in such productions as ''[[The Muppets Take the Bowl]],'' ''[[The Muppets Take the O2]],'' ''[[The Muppets (2015)|The Muppets]]'', ''[[Muppets Most Wanted]]'', Muppets [[Toyota]] and [[Lipton]] commercials, ''[[Sesame Street]]'', ''[[Muppets Tonight]]'', ''[[Muppet Classic Theater]]'', ''[[Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree]]'', ''[[The Muppets' Wizard of Oz]]'', and in [[Jim Henson's Creature Shop|Creature Shop]] projects including ''[[The Country Bears]]'', ''[[George of the Jungle]]'', and ''[[Frances]]'' (as Gloria and Albert). Non Henson projects include the puppet episode of ''[[Community]] ''(as Shirley), the "Smile Time" episode of ''[[Angel]]'' (as Flora) and the film ''[[Forgetting Sarah Marshall]]'' featuring Buescher as the Angel in the Dracula Musical.
'''Julianne Buescher''' performed her first [[The Jim Henson Company|Henson]] character on the TV series ''[[Dinosaurs]]''. Since then, she's become a Los Angeles based Henson/Disney regular, performing hundreds of characters in such productions as ''[[The Muppets Take the Bowl]],'' ''[[The Muppets (2015)|The Muppets]]'', ''[[Muppets Most Wanted]]'', Muppets [[Toyota]] and [[Lipton]] commercials, ''[[Sesame Street]]'', ''[[Muppets Tonight]]'', ''[[Muppet Classic Theater]]'', ''[[Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree]]'', ''[[The Muppets' Wizard of Oz]]'', and in [[Jim Henson's Creature Shop|Creature Shop]] projects including ''[[The Country Bears]]'', ''[[George of the Jungle]]'', and ''[[Frances]]'' (as Gloria and Albert). Non Henson projects include the puppet episode of ''[[Community]] ''(as Shirley), the "Smile Time" episode of ''[[Angel]]'' (as Flora) and the film ''[[Forgetting Sarah Marshall]]'' featuring Buescher as the Angel in the Dracula Musical.
 
 
Buescher most recently performed in ''[[The Muppets Take the Bowl]]'' as [[Yolanda Rat]], Wanda (of [[Wayne and Wanda]]), [[Hair ]] (lead singer), [[Bunny]], [[Kim Clamdashian]], and assistant/arms for Floyd Pepper. 
 
   
 
Buescher is an original member of Stuffed and Unstrung (aka ''[[Puppet Up!|Puppet Up! Jim Henson's Puppet Improv)]]'', in which she performed Piddles the Pug, the Translation Weasel, and many others. She designed and built many of the new puppets created for [[Puppet Up!]] including Piddles, Trixie (Pretty Girl), Duck Boy, Claude Bigfoot, Al the Alien, Herman Monster, Yodita, Grandma/the Queen, Leopard Girl, Nerd Girl, Nerd Boy, PTA Mom, Germ 2, and Germ 3. Buescher also redressed the recycled puppets Girleen, Odie, Sylvia, Spiff Mouse, Gopher Tortoise, and the Orangutan (Professor Ape).
 
Buescher is an original member of Stuffed and Unstrung (aka ''[[Puppet Up!|Puppet Up! Jim Henson's Puppet Improv)]]'', in which she performed Piddles the Pug, the Translation Weasel, and many others. She designed and built many of the new puppets created for [[Puppet Up!]] including Piddles, Trixie (Pretty Girl), Duck Boy, Claude Bigfoot, Al the Alien, Herman Monster, Yodita, Grandma/the Queen, Leopard Girl, Nerd Girl, Nerd Boy, PTA Mom, Germ 2, and Germ 3. Buescher also redressed the recycled puppets Girleen, Odie, Sylvia, Spiff Mouse, Gopher Tortoise, and the Orangutan (Professor Ape).
   
She is also one of the few performers to utilize the [[Henson Digital Performance System]], bringing real-time digital puppets to life. "[[Dawn the Fairy]]" traveled the globe, introducing this new form of puppetry (also used on ''[[Skrumps]]''). Another HDPS digital puppet on the air is "Coo", a blue cuckoo bird who hosts the Sprout Channel's Morning Block (puppeteered and voiced by Buescher). Henson also used HDPS on the PBS series ''[[Sid the Science Kid]]'' (2009 Emmy Nominee). Buescher puppeteers/voices the characters "[[Sid_the_Science_Kid#Cast|May]]" and "[[Sid_the_Science_Kid#Cast|Grandma]]" (and "Nunu" in ''Sid the Science Kid: the Movie).''
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She is also one of the few performers to utilize the [[Henson Digital Performance System]], bringing real-time digital puppets to life. "Dawn the Fairy" traveled the globe, introducing this new form of puppetry (also used on ''[[The Skrumps]]''). Another HDPS digital puppet on the air is "Coo", a blue cuckoo bird who hosts the Sprout Channel's Morning Block (puppeteered and voiced by Buescher). Henson also used HDPS on the PBS series ''[[Sid the Science Kid]]'' (2009 Emmy Nominee). Buescher puppeteers/voices the characters "[[Sid_the_Science_Kid#Cast|May]]" and "[[Sid_the_Science_Kid#Cast|Grandma]]" (and "Nunu" in ''Sid the Science Kid: the Movie).''
   
Buescher is also an award-winning actor, singer, voice-over artist, indie-filmmaker, illustrator, and writer. She most recently appeared in ''The Middle'', ''Criminal Minds'', and ''[[Desperate Housewives]], ''and in ads for ''Blue Shield of California ''and ''Preen Weed-Killer. '' Her acting awards include a Drama Logue Award and 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. And the float she designed for the New Years Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade ("Bathtime Friends"/City of Burbank) won the Founders Trophy.
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Buescher is also an award-winning actor, singer, voice-over artist, indie-filmmaker, illustrator, and writer. She appeared on ''[[The Middle]]'', ''Criminal Minds'', and ''[[Desperate Housewives]]'', and in ads for ''Blue Shield of California ''and ''Preen Weed-Killer''. Her acting awards include a Drama Logue Award and 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. And the float she designed for the New Years Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade ("Bathtime Friends"/City of Burbank) won the Founders Trophy.
   
Buescher's voice-over work most recently includes many lead characters in the ''Elder Scrolls/Skyrim'' and ''Reckoning'' games, and as "The Adjutant" in ''Starcraft 2 ''(for which she made the IMDb's list of "Sexiest Female Voices in VO"). Other credits include the voice of Mandy the Monorail at Disneyland, a singing vampire and reporter in the latest [[Scooby-Doo]] movie, a young singing bride in [[Disney|Disney's]] ''Mulan,'' and a character singer on the ''Dinosaurs'' album ''[[Dinosaurs: Big Songs|Big Songs]]''. She also voice-matches many stars, looping [[Angelina Jolie]] in ''Mr. and 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]]'' games, and many others.
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Buescher's voice-over work includes many lead characters in the ''Elder Scrolls/Skyrim'' and ''Reckoning'' games, and as "The Adjutant" in ''Starcraft 2'' (for which she made the IMDb's list of "Sexiest Female Voices in VO"). Other credits include the voice of Mandy the Monorail at Disneyland, a singing vampire and reporter in the latest [[Scooby-Doo]] movie, a young singing bride in [[The Walt Disney Company|Disney]]'s ''Mulan,'' and a character singer on the ''Dinosaurs'' album ''[[Dinosaurs: Big Songs|Big Songs]]''. She also voice-matches many stars, looping [[Angelina Jolie]] in ''Mr. and 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]]'' games, and 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 Zealand's South Island, Tokyo, Aspen, Vegas, and back to New York (as ''[[Stuffed & Unstrung]] at the Union Square Theater)''! Buescher also appeared as Piddles the Pug with [[Cee Lo Green]] on the 2011 [[Grammy Awards]].
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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 Zealand's South Island, Tokyo, Aspen, Vegas, and back to New York (as ''[[Puppet Up!|Stuffed & Unstrung]] at the Union Square Theater)''. Buescher also appeared as Piddles the Pug with [[Cee Lo Green]] on the 2011 [[Grammy Awards]].
   
 
==Muppet Credits==
 
==Muppet Credits==
*''[[The Muppets Take the Bowl]]: ''Yolanda Rat, Wanda, Hair, Bunny, Kim Clamdashian, assistant for Floyd Pepper 
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*''[[Sesame Street]]'' (seasons [[Season 23 (1991-1992)|23]]-[[Season 26 (1994-1995)|26]]): [[Sherry Netherland]] (original performer), [[Betty Lou's Mommy]], [[Blecka]], Clucky Clucky Chicken, The Cook singing "[[The Most Important Meal of the Day|Most Important Meal]]", First Female "[[The Martians|Yip Yip]]" Alien, [[The Old Woman Who Lives in a Shoe]] ("[[Miss Marble|Fairytale Detective]]"), [[Aunt Edna (Anything Muppet)|Aunt Edna]], [[Storybook]], [[Ms. A. M. Goat]], [[Mama Countess]] and others
*''[[Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival]] : ''Floyd's arms
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*[[Muppet Meeting Films]]: [[Shirley (Muppet Meeting Films)|Shirley]], Diana, and others
*''[[The Muppets (2015)|The Muppets]]'': [[Denise]], [[Yolanda Rat]], [[Debbie]]
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*[[Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade]]: Grover (puppet only)
* [[Late Night with Jimmy Fallon]] "[[The Weight]]"
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*''[[Muppet Classic Theater]]:'' [[Yolanda Rat]] and others
* [[Lipton]] Tea commercials
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*"[[Kokomo]]" music video: Winkie Bunny, others
* ''Muppets/[[Terry Crews]] [[Toyota]] Big Game commercials''
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*''[[It's Not Easy Being Green (Muppet Sing Alongs)|Muppet Sing Alongs: It's Not Easy Being Green]]''
* ''[[Muppets Most Wanted]]''
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*''[[A New Baby in My House]]'': [[Queen Quinella]]
* ''[[Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree]]'': Beverly Mouse (also cameo as a dancer)
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*''[[Muppets on Wheels]]'': [[Bertha (monster)|Bertha]], [[dog truck driver]], [[train engineer]]
* ''[[The Muppets' Wizard of Oz]]'': Wizard as Green Lady/Chicken (face/voices)
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*''[[Things That Fly]]'': [[Rhonda (Things That Fly)|Rhonda]], Flight Attendant
* ''[[Sesame Street]]'' [[Season 23 (1991-1992)|Seasons 23]], [[Season 24 (1992-1993)|24]], and [[Season 25 (1993-1994)|25]]: [[Sherry Netherland]] (original performer), [[Betty Lou's Mommy]], [[Blecka]] the Grouch, Clucky Clucky Chicken, The Cook singing "[[The Most Important Meal of the Day|Most Important Meal]]", First Female "[[The Martians|Yip Yip]]" Alien, [[The Old Woman Who Lives in a Shoe]] ("[[Miss Marble|Fairytale Detective]]"), [[Aunt Edna (Anything Muppet)|Aunt Edna]], [[Storybook]], [[Ms. A. M. Goat|The Goat "offended by the portrayal of goats"]], [[Mama Countess]] and others
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*''[[Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree]]'': Beverly Mouse (also [[Miscellaneous Cameos|cameo]] as a dancer)
* ''[[Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade]]'': Grover (puppet only)
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*''[[Muppets Tonight]]'' (episodes [[Episode 203: Heather Locklear|203]] and [[Episode 209: The Best of Muppets Tonight|209]])
* ''[[Muppet Classic Theater]]:'' [[Yolanda Rat]] and others
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*''[[Elmopalooza]]''
* ''[[Muppet Sing Alongs: It's Not Easy Being Green]]''
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*''[[Telling Stories with Tomie dePaola]]'': Bambalona and Weasel in the Animal Band
* ''[[A New Baby in My House]]'': [[Queen Quinella]]
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*''[[Family Feud]]'': [[Sweetums]] (eyes)
* ''[[Muppets on Wheels]]'', ''[[Things That Fly]]'': All Female Characters (puppet/voice/singing)
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*''[[The Muppet Show Live]]'': [[Scooter]] (puppet), Sheep, others
* ''[[The Muppet Show Live]]:'' [[Scooter]] (puppet), Sheep, others
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*[[Pizza Hut]] commercials
* ''[[Kokomo]]'' Music Video: as Winkie Bunny and other characters
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*[[The Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon]]: [[The Snowths|Snowth]], [[Sal Minella]] (right hand, legs)
* ''[[Pizza Hut Commercials]]''
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*''[[The Muppets' Wizard of Oz]]'': [[The Wizard]] as Green Lady/Chicken (face/voices)
* ''[[Jerry Lewis Telethon]]'': [[Snowth]], Sal's right hand/legs
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*[[Toyota]] Big Game commercials
* ''[[Family Feud]]'': [[Sweetums]] (eyes)
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*''[[Late Night with Jimmy Fallon]]'' ("[[The Weight]]")
* ''[[Muppets Tonight]]''
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*[[Lipton]] Tea commercials
* ''[[Muppet Meeting Films]]'': [[Shirley (Muppet Meeting Films)|Shirley]], Diana, and others
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*''[[Muppets Most Wanted]]''
* ''[[Elmopalooza]]''
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*[[The Muppets (2015)|''The Muppets'' (2015)]]: [[Denise]], [[Yolanda Rat]], [[Debbie]]
* ''[[Telling Stories with Tomie dePaola]]'': Bambalona and Weasel in the Animal Band
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*[[Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival]]: Floyd's arms
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*''[[The Muppets Take the Bowl]]'': [[Yolanda Rat]], [[Wanda]], [[Hair]], [[Bunny]], [[Kim Kardashian|Kim Clamdashian]], [[Apple Inc.|Siri]] Voice, [[Ghosts|Ghost]], [[Frackles|Green Frackle]], assistant for [[Floyd Pepper]], [[Miscellaneous Cameos|on-screen cameo]] as tourist
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*''[[The Muppets Take the O2]]'': [[Yolanda Rat]], [[Wanda]], [[Hair]], [[Bunny]], [[Ghosts|Ghost]], [[Frackles|Green Frackle]], Londoner [[Dogs|dog]] (singing only), [[Sheep]], assistant for [[Floyd Pepper]]
   
 
==Henson Company/Creature Shop==
 
==Henson Company/Creature Shop==
* The 53rd Annual [[Grammy Awards]]: Piddles the Pug 
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* ''[[Dinosaurs]]'': [[Robbie Sinclair]] (eyes), [[Roy Hess]] (arms), [[Baby Sinclair]] (arms; Season 4), [[Ansel]] (face), [[Aubrey Molehill]] (face), [[Crazy Lou]] (face), [[Elder No. 3]] (face), [[Ethyl]] (occasional, face), [[Katie]] (face), [[Mindy]] (face/voice), [[Monica deVertebrae]] (face), [[Shopper]] (puppet/voice), [[Sitcom Wife]] (puppet/voice), many other hand puppets and characters
* ''[[Forgetting Sarah Marshall]]'': Angel in Dracula Musical
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* [[Nissin Cup Noodles]] commercials: Mama Caveman (face); Clio Award Winner
* ''[[Puppet Up!]]'': Original Cast Member (characters include Piddles the Pug, Pretty Girl, Translation Weasel, and others)
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*''[[The Indian in the Cupboard]]'': Rat
* ''Stuffed and Unstrung'': Original Cast Member
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*''[[George of the Jungle]]'': Mama Ape (face), various animals
* ''[[PBS Kids Sprout|Sprout Channel Morning Block]]'': Coo, the cuckoo bird (face/neck/voice)
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*Various special events worldwide: [[Henson Digital Performance System|Dawn the Fairy]] (face/voice), one of the first real-time digital puppets (also a version in ''The Muppets' Wizard of Oz'')
* ''[[Sid the Science Kid]]'': May and Grandma (faces/voices)
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*''[[The Country Bears]]'': Tennessee O'Neal (face/original track voice) (also cameo as waitress at Swarmin Hive)
* ''Sid the Science Kid: the Movie:  ''May, Grandma, and Nunu (faces/voices)
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*[[The Country Bears Live]]: Live Stage Show at El Capitan in Hollywood
* ''[[Late Night Buffet with Augie and Del]]'': Louisa Cappellini
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*''[[Frances]]'': Gloria (puppet/face/voice), Albert (face/voice)
* ''[[The Skrumps]]'': Raisins (face/voice)
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*''[[Puppet Up!]]'': Original Cast Member (characters include Piddles the Pug, Pretty Girl, Translation Weasel, and others)
* ''[[Dinosaurs]]:'' [[Robbie Sinclair]] (eyes), [[Roy Hess]] (arms), [[Baby Sinclair]] (arms; Season 4), [[Ansel]] (face), [[Aubrey Molehill]] (face), [[Crazy Lou]] (face), [[Elder No. 3]] (face), [[Ethyl]] (occasional, face), [[Katie]] (face), [[Mindy]] (face/voice), [[Monica deVertebrae]] (face), [[Shopper]] (puppet/voice), [[Sitcom Wife]] (puppet/voice), many other hand puppets and characters
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*''[[Late Night Buffet with Augie and Del]]'': Louisa Cappellini
* ''[[The Country Bears]]'': Tennessee O'Neal (face/original track voice) (also cameo as waitress at Swarmin Hive)
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*''[[The Skrumps]]'': Raisins (face/voice)
* ''[[The Country Bears Live]]'' Live Stage Show at El Capitan in Hollywood
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*''Livin' It Up with the Bratz'': Yasmin, Sasha (faces/voices)
* ''[[George of the Jungle]]'': Mama Ape (face), various animals
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*''TJ Bearytales'': Alison (face/voice)
* ''[[The Indian in the Cupboard]]'': Rat
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*''Musical Mornings with Coo'' ([[Sprout]] block): Coo (face/neck/voice)
* ''[[Dawn the Fairy]]'': (face/voice) one of the first real-time digital puppets: performed at special events worldwide (and a version in ''The Muppets' Wizard of Oz'')
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*''[[Forgetting Sarah Marshall]]'': Angel in Dracula Musical
* ''Livin' it up with the Bratz'': Yasmin, Sasha (faces/voices)
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*''[[Sid the Science Kid]]'': May and Grandma (faces/voices)
* ''TJ Bearytales:  ''Alison (face/voice)
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*''Stuffed and Unstrung'': Original Cast Member
* ''[[Frances]]'': Gloria (puppet/face/voice), Albert (face/voice)
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*The 53rd Annual [[Grammy Awards]]: Piddles the Pug
* ''[[Nissin Cup O' Noodles]]'' Commercials: Mama Caveman (face) Clio Award Winner
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*''Sid the Science Kid: The Movie'': May, Grandma, and Nunu (faces/voices)
* ''L.A. Times'' film career trailer for "Puppeteers": Cowgirl (puppet/voice), Tiger teammember
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*''L.A. Times'' film career trailer for "Puppeteers": Cowgirl (puppet/voice), Tiger teammember
   
 
==Non-Henson Puppeteering==
 
==Non-Henson Puppeteering==
* ''[[Community]]''Shirley (puppeteer/original track voice)
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*''[[Community]]''Shirley (puppeteer/original track voice)
* ''[[Jimmy Kimmel Live]]'' (Sesame Shore): Mr. Pickle
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*''[[Jimmy Kimmel Live]]'' (Sesame Shore): Mr. Pickle
* ''[[Angel]]'': "Smile Time" - Flora (puppet/voice)
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*''[[Angel]]'': "Smile Time" - Flora (puppet/voice)
* ''The Mr. Potato-Head Show'': Potato Bug (puppeteer/voice/singing), and others (cameos as Bond Girl and Flower Lady)
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*''The Mr. Potato-Head Show'': Potato Bug (puppeteer/voice/singing), and others (cameos as Bond Girl and Flower Lady)
* ''Geo-Kids'': 1st season series, Bobby the Bushbaby (original puppeteer/voice)
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*''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, and others
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*''Riders in the Sky'' TV series: Annie Oak (puppeteer only), Teachers Pet (puppeteer/voice), Mother Burp, Sexy Cactus, and others
* ''Cousin Skeeter'': Nicole (puppeteer/original track voice)
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*''Cousin Skeeter'': Nicole (puppeteer/original track voice)
* ''[[Crank Yankers]]'': MTV Awards
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*''[[Crank Yankers]]'': MTV Awards
* ''[[McDonald's|McDonalds Commercials]]'': for "Dinosaurs"
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*[[McDonald's]] commercials: for "Dinosaurs"
* ''Venus on the Harddrive'' Fox Pilot: Venus (face)
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*''Venus on the Harddrive'' ([[Fox Broadcasting Company|Fox]] Pilot): Venus (face)
   
 
==On-Camera Acting==
 
==On-Camera Acting==
* "[[The Middle]]":"The Cheerleader" - Woman Customer
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* "[[Criminal Minds]]": "Hopeless" - Meg
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*''[[The Middle]]'': "The Cheerleader" - Woman Customer
* "[[Desperate Housewives]]": - Salon Patron
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*''[[Criminal Minds]]'': "Hopeless" - Meg
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*''[[Desperate Housewives]]'': Salon Patron
   
 
==Voiceover Acting==
 
==Voiceover Acting==
* ''Star Trek Into Darkness: ''Enterprise Computer/other voices
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*''[[Star Trek]] Into Darkness'': Enterprise Computer/other voices
* ''[[Jimmy Kimmel]]: ''Linus, Sally Struthers, [[Hillary Clinton]], & other voice matches
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*''Jimmy Kimmel Live''Linus, Sally Struthers, [[Hillary Clinton]], & other voice matches
* ''[[Tonight Show]]: ''Gisele Bündchen Voice Match
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*''The Tonight Show'': Gisele Bündchen Voice Match
* ''Reckoning:'' Multiple Characters
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*''Reckoning'': Multiple Characters
* ''Elder Scrolls/Skyrim and Elder Scrolls Online: ''Multiple Characters
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*''Elder Scrolls/Skyrim and Elder Scrolls Online'': Multiple Characters
* ''Starcraft 2'': The Adjutant
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*''Starcraft 2'': The Adjutant
* ''[[Disneyland]]: ''Mandy Monorail ride voice, Turtle Talk with Crush show announcer
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*[[Disneyland]]: Mandy Monorail ride voice, Turtle Talk with Crush show announcer
* ''[[24]]'': Amy Price-Francis Voice Match
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*''[[24]]'': Amy Price-Francis Voice Match
* ''[[Pirates of the Caribbean]]'': Naomi Harris Voice Match
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*''[[Pirates of the Caribbean]]'': Naomi Harris Voice Match
* ''Mr. & Mrs. Smith'': Angelina Jolie Voice Match
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*''Mr. & Mrs. Smith'': Angelina Jolie Voice Match
* ''Chicken Little'': [[Joan Cusack]] Voice Match
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*''Chicken Little'': [[Joan Cusack]] Voice Match
* ''Shall We Dance, Monster-In-Law, Gigli'': Jennifer Lopez Voice Match
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*''Shall We Dance'', ''Monster-In-Law'', ''Gigli'': Jennifer Lopez Voice Match
* ''Catwoman'': Halle Berry Voice Match
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*''Catwoman'': Halle Berry Voice Match
* ''Flightplan'': [[Jodie Foster]] Voice Match
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*''Flightplan'': [[Jodie Foster]] Voice Match
* ''Open Season'': [[Rosie O'Donnell]] Voice Match
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*''Open Season'': [[Rosie O'Donnell]] Voice Match
* ''[[Robot Chicken]]'': [[Cameron Diaz]] Voice Match
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*''[[Robot Chicken]]'': [[Cameron Diaz]] Voice Match
* ''Mulan'': Young Bride/Singer
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*''Mulan'': Young Bride/Singer
* ''Naruto'': Anko Mitarashi (series regular)
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*''Naruto'': Anko Mitarashi (series regular)
* ''Ratchet 'n' Clank Going Commando'': Help Desk Girl
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*''Ratchet 'n' Clank Going Commando'': Help Desk Girl
* ''[[Star Wars|Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance]]'': Aeron Azzameen
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*''[[Star Wars|Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance]]'': Aeron Azzameen
* ''[[Star Wars|Star Wars: Lethal Alliance]]'': Rianna
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*''[[Star Wars|Star Wars: Lethal Alliance]]'': Rianna
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*''[[Doc McStuffins]]'': Bella
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* While recording on ''Catwoman'' as Halle Berry's voice match, Julianne learned that Halle's mother and her own mother were rival cheerleaders at opposing high schools in her hometown.
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*While recording on ''Catwoman'' as Halle Berry's voice match, Julianne learned that Halle's mother and her own mother were rival cheerleaders at opposing high schools in her hometown.
* Listed as one of the "Sexiest Female Voices in VO"
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*She was listed as one of the "Sexiest Female Voices in VO."
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
* [[Muppeteers in Non-Henson Acting Roles#Julianne Buescher|Non-Puppet On-Camera Roles]]
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*[[Muppeteers in non-Henson acting roles#Julianne Buescher|Non-Puppet On-Camera Roles]]
* [[Miscellaneous Cameos]]
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*[[Miscellaneous Cameos]]
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://www.newvenus.com/ Julianne Buescher's Official Site]
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*[http://www.newvenus.com/ Julianne Buescher's Official Site]
* [http://imdb.com/name/nm0003925/ Julianne Buescher at the Internet Movie Database]
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*[http://imdb.com/name/nm0003925/ Julianne Buescher at the Internet Movie Database]
* [http://muppetbalcony.blogspot.com/2007/03/interview-with-julianne-buescher.html Muppet Musings Interview with Julianne Buescher]
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*[http://muppetbalcony.blogspot.com/2007/03/interview-with-julianne-buescher.html Muppet Musings Interview with Julianne Buescher]
* [http://www.toughpigs.com/julianne-buescher/ ToughPigs.com Interview with Julianne Buescher]
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*[http://www.toughpigs.com/julianne-buescher/ ToughPigs.com Interview with Julianne Buescher]
   
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Julianne Buescher

Julianne Buescher performed her first Henson character on the TV series Dinosaurs. Since then, she's become a Los Angeles based Henson/Disney regular, performing hundreds of characters in such productions as The Muppets Take the Bowl, The Muppets Take the O2, The MuppetsMuppets Most Wanted, Muppets Toyota and Lipton commercials, Sesame Street, Muppets Tonight, Muppet Classic Theater, Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree, The Muppets' Wizard of Oz, and in Creature Shop projects including The Country Bears, George of the Jungle, and Frances (as Gloria and Albert). Non Henson projects include the puppet episode of Community (as Shirley), the "Smile Time" episode of Angel (as Flora) and the film Forgetting Sarah Marshall featuring Buescher as the Angel in the Dracula Musical.

Buescher is an original member of Stuffed and Unstrung (aka Puppet Up! Jim Henson's Puppet Improv), in which she performed Piddles the Pug, the Translation Weasel, and many others. She designed and built many of the new puppets created for Puppet Up! including Piddles, Trixie (Pretty Girl), Duck Boy, Claude Bigfoot, Al the Alien, Herman Monster, Yodita, Grandma/the Queen, Leopard Girl, Nerd Girl, Nerd Boy, PTA Mom, Germ 2, and Germ 3. Buescher also redressed the recycled puppets Girleen, Odie, Sylvia, Spiff Mouse, Gopher Tortoise, and the Orangutan (Professor Ape).

She is also one of the few performers to utilize the Henson Digital Performance System, bringing real-time digital puppets to life. "Dawn the Fairy" traveled the globe, introducing this new form of puppetry (also used on The Skrumps). Another HDPS digital puppet on the air is "Coo", a blue cuckoo bird who hosts the Sprout Channel's Morning Block (puppeteered and voiced by Buescher). Henson also used HDPS on the PBS series Sid the Science Kid (2009 Emmy Nominee). Buescher puppeteers/voices the characters "May" and "Grandma" (and "Nunu" in Sid the Science Kid: the Movie).

Buescher is also an award-winning actor, singer, voice-over artist, indie-filmmaker, illustrator, and writer. She appeared on The Middle, Criminal Minds, and Desperate Housewives, and in ads for Blue Shield of California and Preen Weed-Killer. Her acting awards include a Drama Logue Award and 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. And the float she designed for the New Years Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade ("Bathtime Friends"/City of Burbank) won the Founders Trophy.

Buescher's voice-over work includes many lead characters in the Elder Scrolls/Skyrim and Reckoning games, and as "The Adjutant" in Starcraft 2 (for which she made the IMDb's list of "Sexiest Female Voices in VO"). Other credits include the voice of Mandy the Monorail at Disneyland, a singing vampire and reporter in the latest Scooby-Doo movie, a young singing bride in Disney's Mulan, and a character singer on the Dinosaurs album Big Songs. She also voice-matches many stars, looping Angelina Jolie in Mr. and 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 games, and 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 Zealand's South Island, Tokyo, Aspen, Vegas, and back to New York (as Stuffed & Unstrung at the Union Square Theater). Buescher also appeared as Piddles the Pug with Cee Lo Green on the 2011 Grammy Awards.

Muppet Credits

Henson Company/Creature Shop

Non-Henson Puppeteering

  • Community: Shirley (puppeteer/original track voice)
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live (Sesame Shore): Mr. Pickle
  • Angel: "Smile Time" - Flora (puppet/voice)
  • The Mr. Potato-Head Show: Potato Bug (puppeteer/voice/singing), and others (cameos as Bond Girl and 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, and others
  • Cousin Skeeter: Nicole (puppeteer/original track voice)
  • Crank Yankers: MTV Awards
  • McDonald's commercials: for "Dinosaurs"
  • Venus on the Harddrive (Fox Pilot): Venus (face)

On-Camera Acting

Voiceover Acting

  • Star Trek Into Darkness: Enterprise Computer/other voices
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live: Linus, Sally Struthers, Hillary Clinton, & other voice matches
  • The Tonight Show: Gisele Bündchen Voice Match
  • Reckoning: Multiple Characters
  • Elder Scrolls/Skyrim and Elder Scrolls Online: Multiple Characters
  • Starcraft 2: The Adjutant
  • Disneyland: Mandy Monorail ride voice, Turtle Talk with Crush show announcer
  • 24: Amy Price-Francis Voice Match
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Naomi Harris Voice Match
  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith: Angelina Jolie Voice Match
  • Chicken Little: Joan Cusack Voice Match
  • Shall We Dance, Monster-In-Law, Gigli: Jennifer Lopez Voice Match
  • Catwoman: Halle Berry Voice Match
  • Flightplan: Jodie Foster Voice Match
  • Open Season: Rosie O'Donnell Voice Match
  • Robot Chicken: Cameron Diaz Voice Match
  • Mulan: Young Bride/Singer
  • Naruto: Anko Mitarashi (series regular)
  • Ratchet 'n' Clank Going Commando: Help Desk Girl
  • Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance: Aeron Azzameen
  • Star Wars: Lethal Alliance: Rianna
  • Doc McStuffins: Bella

Trivia

  • While recording on Catwoman as Halle Berry's voice match, Julianne learned that Halle's mother and her own mother were rival cheerleaders at opposing high schools in her hometown.
  • She was listed as one of the "Sexiest Female Voices in VO."

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