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Happy 55th Birthday, Steve Whitmire!

Discussion in 'Henson People' started by JimAndFrank, Sep 24, 2014.

  1. JimAndFrank

    JimAndFrank Well-Known Member

    Yes, I do realise that I haven't mentioned Jim, but I think Steve deserves his own thread!

    So a very Happy 55th Birthday to our Stevie and may he have many more to come! Only halfway until the next big milestone! To think he has been brilliantly entertaining us all since he was only 18 and I doubt he'd be wanting to retire any time soon! It's been an honour keeping up with his career and I intend on doing it for quite a while!

    He's lookin' pretty darn good for a man in his mid-fifties, don't cha think?

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  2. fozzieisfunny

    fozzieisfunny Well-Known Member

    Steve Whitmire is awesome!! Happy 55th birthday, Steve Whitmire!
     
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  3. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    Happy Birthday Steve Whitmire!!!:):coy::shifty:
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  4. RowlfFan12

    RowlfFan12 Member

    Happy Birthday Steve! May you have a wonderful day and be around so many of the people you love!
     
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  5. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    There is no coincidence that him and Jim share the same birthday it was fate. :)
     
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  6. vettech28

    vettech28 Well-Known Member

    Happy Birthday, Steve! Hope you have a great day!
     
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  7. theSHE124

    theSHE124 Active Member

    HAPPY FROG DAY! :):):) Plus, Steve is awesome! And I should know: I took a puppeteering exercise with him some while back at CPA. Post your ribbits to support amphibian awareness!
     
  8. Rugratskid

    Rugratskid Active Member

    I actually realized his birthday was soon about a week ago... :p

    Anyway, Happy birthday Steve! Steve has done an AMAZING job with the Muppets since his start at 18. He's performed (I hope that is the correct wording...) so many characters that we know and love over the years; in fact, there's probably too many to count! My favorite of his characters though, WITHOUT A SINGLE DOUBT is Wembley Fraggle... sorry Kermit.:coy: Kermit is a SUPER close second though. :) I hope to see many more years with Steve; and hopefully, more Wembley appearances. :p Either way, he's great with Kermit and everyone else he has performed, and honestly, I can consider him (and Dave Goelz, of course) to be the most popular (and oldest lol) Muppet performers. To be honest, my life goal is to meet Steve or Dave; probably never happing tho. Oh well. :(
     
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  9. antsamthompson9

    antsamthompson9 Well-Known Member

    Steve is fantastic! I had the pleasure to meet him at the CPA in 2011 just months before the 2011 Muppet movie.
     
  10. fozzieisfunny

    fozzieisfunny Well-Known Member

    That must've been so fun. So lucky!!
     
  11. Cookie Chris

    Cookie Chris Member

    Happy Birthday, Steve! I applaud you and Dave Goelz for continuing to perform and voice your Muppets ever since The Muppet Show during the late 1970s and early 1980s to our technology-driven future even when seniority begins to kick in around your age; and continuing to perform Jim's characters (Kermit, Ernie, Muppet Newsman) when no one else could after he died. This goes without mentioning that ten (or I should say eleven) years from now, you will have performed Kermit just as long as Jim Henson did. So, keep up the good work!
     
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  12. Muppet Master

    Muppet Master Well-Known Member

    Happy 55th Steve Whitmire, thanks for keeping Kermit alive, and thanks for performing with the muppets since the 3rd season of TMS. Oh, and thanks for bringing Rizzo and Lips to life, and to a lesser extent, one of the best one shot characters, Trevor the Gross, happy birthday Steve.

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  13. Muppet Master

    Muppet Master Well-Known Member

    Let us not forget that we are also celebrating Jeff Moss today.
     
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  14. antsamthompson9

    antsamthompson9 Well-Known Member

    It was wonderful.
     
  15. WalterLinz

    WalterLinz Well-Known Member

    I'm so proud of what you've accomplished in the Muppet world, Steve!:) I hope you continue to perform Kermit as long as I can remember!!
     
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