Rickey Boyd
Rickey Boyd is the American "Muppeteer" who portrayed Rhubarb the Grouch in A Sesame Street Christmas Carol. His interest in animation & puppetry began at an early age. At 11, he & 1 of his friends produced their own crude TV puppet shows at a local cable access station & experimented w/ 8mm animated short films.

Most recently he has performed Cookie Monster's Grandma for Sesame Workshop's Sesame Beginnings, Scooter & Crazy Harry in The Muppets' Wizard of Oz, & Waffle in Animal Jam. Other projects include Muppets from Space, "Dinosaurs", Muppet*Vision 3D, The Muppets at Walt Disney World, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, "The Jim Henson Hour", "Dog City" & Song of the Cloud Forest, as well as various videos & commercial projects. In addition to Henson Productions, Rickey has performed lead characters for The Nashville Network's Peppercorn Productions.

Rickey continues to perform for Henson & works as an animator & director for Magnetic Dreams Animation Studio in Nashville, Tenn. There, he designs & directs animations for clients such as Sesame Street, among others. He lives outside Nashville w/ his wife Judy & their kids Emily & Andrew.

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