Van Snowden

Van Charles Snowden (February 19, 1939 – September 22, 2010) was an American puppeteer active in the film and television industries for decades.wikipedia
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Tales from the Crypt (TV series)

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His other credits included the horror films Child's Play 2 (1990) and Child's Play 3 (1991), Tales from the Crypt and D.C. Follies.
The wisecracking Cryptkeeper (performed by puppeteers like Van Snowden, Mike Elizalde, Frank Charles Lutkiss, Patty Maloney, Anton Rupprecht, Shaun Smith, David Stinnent, Mike Trcic, and Brock Winkless, and voiced by John Kassir) would then introduce the episode with intentionally hackneyed puns (e.g. his frequent greeting to viewers: "Hello, Boils and Ghouls" or "Hello, Kiddies").

Sigmund and the Sea Monsters

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He continued to collaborate with Sid and Marty Krofft on a number of their other productions, including Land of the Lost, Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, Lidsville and The Bugaloos.
* Sweet Mama Ooze (performed by Van Snowden, voiced by Sidney Miller) - The matriarch of the Ooze family.

Puppeteer

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Van Charles Snowden (February 19, 1939 – September 22, 2010) was an American puppeteer active in the film and television industries for decades.

Pufnstuf (film)

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He also performed as H.R. Pufnstuf in Pufnstuf, which was a spinoff of the television series and as a segment of the Second season of the Banana Splits Adventure Hour, which premiered a year prior in 1968 by NBC & Sid & Marty Krofft.

The Bugaloos

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He continued to collaborate with Sid and Marty Krofft on a number of their other productions, including Land of the Lost, Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, Lidsville and The Bugaloos.

Land of the Lost (1974 TV series)

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He continued to collaborate with Sid and Marty Krofft on a number of their other productions, including Land of the Lost, Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, Lidsville and The Bugaloos.

Lidsville

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He continued to collaborate with Sid and Marty Krofft on a number of their other productions, including Land of the Lost, Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, Lidsville and The Bugaloos.

Film

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Van Charles Snowden (February 19, 1939 – September 22, 2010) was an American puppeteer active in the film and television industries for decades.

Television

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Van Charles Snowden (February 19, 1939 – September 22, 2010) was an American puppeteer active in the film and television industries for decades.

H.R. Pufnstuf

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Snowden performed as the H.R. Pufnstuf character on nearly every episode of the television series of the same name from 1969 to 1971. Snowden launched his professional career by performing as the title character of H.R. Pufnstuf, which was created by Sid and Marty Krofft, from 1969 until 1971.

Child's Play 2

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His other credits included the horror films Child's Play 2 (1990) and Child's Play 3 (1991), Tales from the Crypt and D.C. Follies. Snowden also assisted with the puppetry for the character Chucky in the horror films Child's Play 2 (1990) and Child's Play 3 (1991).

Child's Play 3

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His other credits included the horror films Child's Play 2 (1990) and Child's Play 3 (1991), Tales from the Crypt and D.C. Follies. Snowden also assisted with the puppetry for the character Chucky in the horror films Child's Play 2 (1990) and Child's Play 3 (1991).

D.C. Follies

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His other credits included the horror films Child's Play 2 (1990) and Child's Play 3 (1991), Tales from the Crypt and D.C. Follies. In 1989, Snowden and other puppeteers were nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Musical Program at the 41st Primetime Emmy Awards for their work on D.C. Follies.

Branson, Missouri

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He was raised in Branson, Missouri, on a farm.

Sid and Marty Krofft

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Snowden launched his professional career by performing as the title character of H.R. Pufnstuf, which was created by Sid and Marty Krofft, from 1969 until 1971.

Television show

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He also performed as H.R. Pufnstuf in Pufnstuf, which was a spinoff of the television series and as a segment of the Second season of the Banana Splits Adventure Hour, which premiered a year prior in 1968 by NBC & Sid & Marty Krofft.

Emmy Award

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In 1989, Snowden and other puppeteers were nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Musical Program at the 41st Primetime Emmy Awards for their work on D.C. Follies.

41st Primetime Emmy Awards

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In 1989, Snowden and other puppeteers were nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Musical Program at the 41st Primetime Emmy Awards for their work on D.C. Follies.

Linda Ronstadt

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However, Snowden and the cast of D.C. Follies lost to singer Linda Ronstadt, who won for her performance on Great Performances on PBS that year.

Great Performances

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However, Snowden and the cast of D.C. Follies lost to singer Linda Ronstadt, who won for her performance on Great Performances on PBS that year.

PBS

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However, Snowden and the cast of D.C. Follies lost to singer Linda Ronstadt, who won for her performance on Great Performances on PBS that year.

Puppetry

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Snowden also assisted with the puppetry for the character Chucky in the horror films Child's Play 2 (1990) and Child's Play 3 (1991).

Chucky (character)

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Snowden also assisted with the puppetry for the character Chucky in the horror films Child's Play 2 (1990) and Child's Play 3 (1991).