David Rudman (born June 1, 1963) is a puppeteer, writer, director, producer, and musician who has taken over performing most of Richard Hunt's Muppet characters, including Scooter and Janice.

Outside Disney, he is a core performer on Sesame Street, where he performs such characters as Baby Bear and Cookie Monster as of 2001 - although, Frank Oz, Cookie Monster's original performer returns to the street to voice Cookie Monster a few times a year, along with both Bert and Grover.

He also performed Peter Cratchit in The Muppet Christmas Carol and Miss Poogy in The Muppets.