Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Muppet Show Guest Actors Third Season: Where are They Now?

LAST UPDATED September 6, 2016.  Info derived from imdb. Only roles 2013 and later still being tracked. In order of airing, not filming. Acting credits only noted. Many still active as singers, etc.

1978-1979:
1.     Helen Reddy: last known acting role in 2011, as Composer in 2011, as Self in 2013.
2.     Roy Clark: last known acting role in 2009, then 1998 before that; as Self: Country: Portraits of an American Sound (2015), Mama Mae: The Life and Music of Mae Boren Axton (2015).
3.     Jean Stapleton: died in 2013.
4.     James Coco: died in 1987.
5.     Liberace: died in 1987.
6.     Loretta Lynn: last known acting role in 2001; as Self: American Masters (1 episode 2016), Entertainment Tonight (1 episode 2016), Today (1 episode 2016), The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (1 episode 2016), Austin City Limits (2 episodes 2014-2015), Mama Mae: The Life and Music of Mae Boren Axton (2015), Americana Music Honors & Awards (2014), The Big Interview with Dan Rather (1 episode 2014).
7.     Alice Cooper: in Carolina Rebellion (unknown episodes 2016), An Evening with Alice Cooper (2015), Theory of a Deadman: Savages (2014), Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff (2014 video game); as Self: Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf (1 episode 2016), Today (1 episode 2016), Independent Lens (1 episode 2016), Hired Gun (2016), E! Live from the Red Carpet (1 episode 2016), Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar (1 episode 2016), You Wanted the Best... You Got the Best: The Official Kiss Movie (2016), To Be Frank, Sinatra at 100 (2015),Smoke and Mirrors: The Story of Tom Savini (2015), The Late Late Show with James Corden (1 episode 2015), Fox and Friends (1 episode 2015), Danny Says (2015), Slash: Raised on the Sunset Strip (2014), Wacken 3D (2014), An Honest Liar (2014), Super Duper Alice Cooper (2014), Good Day L.A. (1 episode 2014), The Art of McCartney (2014); as Self, post-production: Gotta Keep Dreamin (2016), Power Chord TV (unknown episodes 2016); as Self, filming: Thank God for Chris Penn (2016).
8.     Cheryl Ladd: in The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (4 episodes 2016), Garage Sale Mystery: The Wedding Dress (2015), Ray Donovan (1 episode 2015), Anger Management (1 episode 2014), The Perfect Wave (2014); Camera Store (2016) completed; Unforgettable (2016) in post-production; as Self: The Insider (1 episode 2016), My Music: 60s & 70s Slow Songs (2015), Home & Family (1 episode 2015).
9.     Pearl Bailey: died in 1990.
10.  Kris Kristofferson: in Traded (2016), Lawless Range (2016), Texas Rising (5 episodes 2015), Down Dog (2015), 7 Minutes (2014), Dolphin Tale 2 (2014); The Red Maple Leaf (2016) completed; as Composer/Self: Passion & Poetry: Sam's Favorite Film (2014); as Self: American Masters (2 episodes 2016), Imagine John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert (2015) , Johnny Cash: American Rebel (2015), Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015), Undeniably Donnie (2015), Mama Mae: The Life and Music of Mae Boren Axton (2015), The Heart of Country: How Nashville Became Music City USA (2014), Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years (2014), The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (2014); as Self, post-production: When Jane & Johnny Come Marching... Home Less (2016); Rita Coolidge (same episode): last known acting role in 2012, then 2002 before that.
11.  Raquel Welch: in The Ultimate Legacy (2015); How to Be a Latin Lover (2017) in post-production; as Self: Home & Family (1 episode 2016), The Talk (1 episode 2016).
12.  Leo Sayer: last known acting role in 2008; as Self: Molly: The Real Thing (2016), Loose Women (1 episode 2015), Australian Story (1 episode 2014), The Magical Scarecrows (2014).
13.  Gilda Radner: died in 1989.
14.  Marisa Berenson: in Branagh Theatre Live: Romeo and Juliet (2016), La collection: Ecrire pour... la trentaine vue par des √©crivains (1 episode 2014); Unforgettable (2017) in pre-production; as Self: Made in Italy (1951 - 2014) (2015), Pop Models (2014).
15.  Spike Milligan: died in 2002.
16.  Elke Sommer: last known acting role in 2010, as Self in 2012.
17.  Danny Kaye: died in 1987.
18.  Leslie Uggams: in Empire (4 episodes 2016), Deadpool (2016), Nurse Jackie (3 episodes 2015), Just the Three of Us (2014); as Self: Deadpool: From Comics to Screen... to Screen (2016), The Broadway.com Show (1 episode 2014), Pioneers of Television (1 episode 2014); as Self, post-production: Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age (2016); Caroll Spinney (as Big Bird; same episode): in Saturday Night Live (1 episode 2015), Supernatural (1 episode 2015), Funny or Die's Billy on the Street (1 episode 2015), Portlandia (1 episode 2014), The Colbert Report (1 episode 2014), Sesame Street (3 episodes 2014), The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (1 episode 2014), The Sunny Side Up Show (1 episode 2014); as Self: Today (1 episode 2015), I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014).
19.  Harry Belafonte: last known acting role in 2006; as Self: Sinatra: All or Nothing at All (1 episode 2015), Marsha Hunt's Sweet Adversity (2014), CBS News: 50 Years Later, Civil Rights (2014), In Confidence (1 episode 2014), Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee (2014), Nat King Cole: Afraid of the Dark (2014), The Kennedy Center Honors (2013), The March (2013), The 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (2013), Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You (2013), The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (1 episode 2013), 44th NAACP Image Awards (2013), Mr. SOUL! (2013); as Self, post-production: The Journey Part 1 (2012), Lead Belly: Life, Legend, Legacy (2015).
20.  Sylvester Stallone: in Ratchet and Clank (2016), Creed (2015; also Producer), Reach Me (2014), The Expendables 3 (2014; also Screenplay/Story); Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) in post-production; Animal Crackers (2016) filming; Scarpa (nd), The Expendables 4 (2017; also Screenplay) announced; as Executive Producer, completed: S.T.R.O.N.G. (unknown episodes 2016); as Producer, pre-production: Death Wish (nd); as Producer, announced: Expendabelles (nd), Ultimate Beastmaster (unknown episodes nd); as Executive Producer, announced: Omerta (nd), The Expendables (unknown episodes nd); as Self: Today (3 episodes 2014-2016), Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2 episodes 2015-2016), Access Hollywood (1 episode 2016), The Oscars (2016), 20/20 (1 episode 2016), The 24th Annual Movieguide Awards (2016), Entertainment Tonight (5 episodes 2014-2016), The 47th NAACP Image Awards (2016), 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards (2016), Extra (2 episodes 2015-2016), 2016 Golden Globe Arrivals Special (2016), 73rd Golden Globe Awards (2016), E! Live from the Red Carpet (1 episode 2016), The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2 episodes 2014-2016), Good Morning America (3 episodes 2014-2015), The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (1 episode 2015), From Rocky to Creed: The Legacy Continues (2015), The Director's Chair (1 episode 2015), CBS News Sunday Morning (1 episode 2015), UFC Embedded on FOX (1 episode 2015), The Expendables 3: The Total Action Package (2014), The Expendables 3: New Blood - Stacked and Jacked (2014), The Making of 'The Expendables 3' (2014), IMDb: What to Watch (1 episode 2014), Inside Edition (1 episode 2014), Unscripted (1 episode 2014), Cinema 3 (1 episode 2014), Cinerockom (1 episode 2014), Le grand journal de Canal+ (1 episode 2014), Kevin Hart Unedited (2014), In the Ring with Kevin Hart (2014), The Bull & the Stallion (2014), The Broadway.com Show (1 episode 2014), Late Show with David Letterman (1 episode 2014), Escape Plan: Clash of the Titans (2014), Executing the Plan: The Making of 'Escape Plan' (2014), The Project (1 episode 2014), The Graham Norton Show (1 episode 2014); as Self, filming: John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs (2017).
21.  Lesley Ann Warren: in Between Us (2016), Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (1 episode 2016), Gigi Does It (2 episodes 2015), Community (2 episodes 2015), Babysitter (2015), I Am Michael (2015), The Sphere and the Labyrinth (2015); It Snows All the Time (2016) completed; as Self: Ageism in Hollywood (2016); as Self, post-production: Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age (2016); as Self, filming: Allee Willis Loves Detroit (nd).
22.  Roger Miller: died in 1992.
23.  Roy Rogers: died in 1998; Dale Evans (same episode): died in 2001.
24.  Lynn Redgrave: died in 2010.

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