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[[Image:Performer.louisegold.jpg|frame|Louise Gold]]
 
[[Image:Performer.louisegold.jpg|frame|Louise Gold]]
   
'''Louise Gold''' (b. 1956) is an actress and puppeteer who has done extensive stage work in England, as well as being a recurring puppeteer in various Muppet productions. She was the only British member of the [[Muppet Show]] performing team.
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'''Louise Gold''' (b. 1956) is an actress and puppeteer who has done extensive stage work in England (especially in musical theatre), as well as being a recurring puppeteer in various Muppet productions. She was the only British member of the [[Muppet Show]] performing team.
   
 
In the [[Muppet Show Fan Club]] newsletter (Vol. 3, No. 1, 1981), she described the hiring process: "They were looking for a girl strong enough and tall enough to manipulate the puppets. I think I was chosen for my size, not my talent!"
 
In the [[Muppet Show Fan Club]] newsletter (Vol. 3, No. 1, 1981), she described the hiring process: "They were looking for a girl strong enough and tall enough to manipulate the puppets. I think I was chosen for my size, not my talent!"
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As a puppeteer she went on to become a founder member of the team behind the satirical TV show Spitting Image.
   
   
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* ''[[The Muppet Show]]'': [[Annie Sue]], [[Zelda Rose]], Patty Saverne (and her trained chair)
 
* ''[[The Muppet Show]]'': [[Annie Sue]], [[Zelda Rose]], Patty Saverne (and her trained chair)
* ''[[Sesame Street]]'': Ethel Mermaid, The Princess with the Pea, Roxanne
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* ''[[Sesame Street]]'': Ethel Mermaid, The Princess with the Pea, Louisey, Frazzle's Mom, Renata Scottie Dog
 
* ''[[The Dark Crystal]]'': [[Skeksis Gourmand]] (puppetry only)
 
* ''[[The Dark Crystal]]'': [[Skeksis Gourmand]] (puppetry only)
 
* ''[[The Ghost of Faffner Hall]]'': [[Fughetta Faffner]]
 
* ''[[The Ghost of Faffner Hall]]'': [[Fughetta Faffner]]

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Louise Gold

Louise Gold (b. 1956) is an actress and puppeteer who has done extensive stage work in England (especially in musical theatre), as well as being a recurring puppeteer in various Muppet productions. She was the only British member of the Muppet Show performing team.

In the Muppet Show Fan Club newsletter (Vol. 3, No. 1, 1981), she described the hiring process: "They were looking for a girl strong enough and tall enough to manipulate the puppets. I think I was chosen for my size, not my talent!"

As a puppeteer she went on to become a founder member of the team behind the satirical TV show Spitting Image.


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