Matthew James Vogel (born October 6, 1970) is an American puppeteer, director and singer. Vogel has worked for Sesame Workshop and The Muppets Studio. He has performed for the Muppets, Sesame Street, and Oobi. He has been the performer for Kermit the Frog since 2017.
Vogel is originally from Kansas City, Kansas. He was a fan of both Sesame Street and The Muppet Show as a boy. After 1993, he moved from Kansas City to New York. Vogel has been married to his wife Kelly C. McDonnell since August 31, 1997; together they have five children.
Movies & TV shows
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Furry Friends Forever: Elmo Gets a Puppy
There will be an animated Sesame Street special on August 5, 2021. Elmo's new pet puppy is introduced in the special.
Donkey Hodie and her friends work together to find solutions to everyday problems.
This Is Me: Pride Celebration Spectacular
The first-ever Disney+ "This Is Me" Pride Celebration Spectacular, hosted by Nina West and directed by Ann Marie Pace, with incredible musical performances by Alex Newell, DCappella, Frankie Rodriguez...
Muppets Haunted Mansion
On Halloween night, Gonzo is challenged to spend a night in a haunted house.
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Sesame Street: Elmo's Playdate
Part of Sesame Workshop's "Caring for Each Other" Initiative, Sesame Street: Elmo's Playdate offers families a moment of joy and connection in challenging times.
Scooter rushed to make his delivery deadlines and uploaded the new series for streaming. He will have to navigate the obstacles thrown at him by the rest of the group.
The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II
The second Disney Family Singalong features celebrities and their families as they take on their favorite Disney tunes from their homes. John Legend is one of the special guests.
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Muppet Babies: Playdate
When friends come over, join in the fun.
Sesame Street: 50th Anniversary Celebration!
C is for Celebrate! Join host Joseph Gordon-Levitt and the residents of Sesame Street - human and monsters alike - to celebrate 50 years of learning, laughter, and love. Familiar felt faces like Roos...
The Muppets Take The O2
The Muppets Take the O2 is a live stage show starring the Muppets performed at the O2 Arena in London in July 2018. The show is a follow-up to 2017's performance at the Hollywood Bowl, reprising many ...
When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special
There is a wish machine on Sesame Street that grants wishes. When the gang learns he will only grant one wish per customer, they need to be careful.
Trick or Treat on Sesame Street
Say “Hello!” to Halloween! It’s time for tricks and treats when Elmo and Abby visit Count von Count’s spooky castle for a special Halloween. Count cats and ghosts with them, play pattern games, and he...
Sesame Street: The Magical Wand Chase
During a hot-air balloon ride, a bird snatches a magic wand from Elmo and his friends.
A Very Pentatonix Christmas
This one-hour television event takes viewers on a musical journey filled with joy, heart and laughter as the group performs some of their holiday favorites.
Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas
This holiday special goes back in time to show how Elmo's ancestors--not to mention those of Grover, Big Bird, Bert, Ernie, Oscar the Grouch and Cookie Monster--helped transform "the most unfriendly s...
Alice Through the Looking Glass
Alice returns to Underland to save the Mad Hatter.
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Mormon Tabernacle Choir: Keep Christmas With You
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square join the Muppets® from Sesame Street® and guest vocalist Santino Fontana (the voice of Prince Hans in the popular Disney movie Frozen) in a c...
The show will be hosted by the Muppets. The personal lives and relationships of the Muppets will be explored in a series for the first time. Kids of all ages are welcome to watch this show.
Crash Course Economics
They teach you all about economics.
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story
A documentary about Caroll Spinney who has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969. At 78-years-old, he has no intention of stopping.
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Sesame Street Preschool Is Cool - Making Friends
Having friends makes everything better - even schoolwork! Join Elmo, Professor Grover, and company as they share silly stories and songs about making friends, taking turns, and sharing.
A sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day, when they learn that their beloved theater is s...
Sesame Street: Elmo Loves You!
Elmo is making a very, very super special surprise card for someone Elmo really loves but a gust of wind blows it away! Rosita joins Elmo to chase after the card but they can't reach it. Can Super Gro...
Sesame Street: Elmo's World: All about Faces
Join Sesame Street’s curious red monster as he explores his face! Elmo learns about winking and whistling, and even tries to balance a ball on his nose! Elmo also finds out that the optometrist can he...
Elmo and Abby's Birthday Fun
As Elmo shows her the many ways birthdays are celebrated, she will have lots of fun.
Charlie and Dan have been best friends and business partners for thirty years; their Manhattan public relations firm is on the verge of a huge business deal with a Japanese company. With two weeks to ...
The Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody
The Muppets' Musical Gang is back at it with their rendition of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody!
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The Muppets - Studio DC - Almost Live
The Muppets and Disney Channel's biggest stars are teaming up for a variety show.
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa
When Gonzo forgets to mail three letters to Santa, he convinces the gang to help him deliver the letters to the North Pole. Christmas is the time to be with those you care about the most, as they dash...
Studio DC: Almost Live
The Disney Channel has a special called Studio DC: Almost Live. The special is a half-hour variety show that features both The Muppets and Disney Channel stars performing comedy sketches and musical n...
Sesame Street: Elmo's World: The Great Outdoors!
Get ready to explore the great outdoors with Elmo and learn all about Fish, Weather and Wild Animals! Wild Animals, Fish and Weather! With a dancing shade, a mischievous drawer, a frisky television an...
Sesame Street 4-D Movie Magic
The Sesame Street Film Festival is happening.
Sesame Street: Elmo's World: Singing, Drawing & More!
Elmo's World: Singing, Drawing & More! is a 2000 Sesame Street video. It contains three episodes of Elmo's World.
Sesame Street: Elmo's World: Babies, Dogs & More!
Elmo explores the world of babies, dogs, and life on the farm with his pet goldfish and his friend Mister Noodle.
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
Elmo wouldn't allow anything to happen to his blanket. Elmo is chasing his blanket after a tug-of-war with his friend. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his determination ...
Sesame Street 'A Is for Asthma'
There's a new Muppet on the block named Dani who suffers from Asthma. With the help of Luis, they both teach Elmo and Rosita about childhood Asthma through example and music.
In New York City sometime in the near future, Z, the evil chairman of the Inteltrax Corporation, has taken a small army of cyborgs designed to perform hazardous tasks and altered them to kill humans f...
Sesame Street: M is for Mystery
There are mysteries afoot on Sesame Street! Grab your detective hat and join your furry friends to solve these whodunits! When items beginning with the letter "R" start vanishing, Detective Alfie Bett...