Kevin Carlson

Kevin D. Carlson (born April 12, 1962) is an American puppeteer, best known for his role of Mr. Potato Head in The Mr. Potato Head Show.

Kevin Carlson
Kevin D. Carlson

(1962-04-12) April 12, 1962 (age 58)
Years active1988–present

Early lifeEdit

Kevin D. Carlson was born and raised in Orange, California on April 12, 1962.


Carlson is known for creating The Adventures of Timmy the Tooth (alongside Dina Fraboni and James Murray).[1] Kevin Carlson also ran an online puppet greeting card site called PuppetGreetings featuring original characters such as Captain Bucky, Bob, Eyegore (who was previously used as Sidney Cyclops from The Adventures of Timmy the Tooth) and more. Carlson also played Clockey, Floorey and Conky on Pee-wee's Playhouse.[1][2]





  • 9.1.1 for Kids: The Great 911 Adventure - Bud
  • Puppet Up! - Performer
  • The Muppets Take the Bowl - Additional Muppet Performer (live show at the Hollywood Bowl, Sept. 8–10, 2017)
  • The Muppets Take the O2 - Additional Muppet Performer (live show at the O2 Arena, Jul. 13-14, 2018

Crew workEdit


  1. ^ a b Lynne Heffley (October 1, 1990). "'Tooth': Puppet Show With Offbeat Bite". Retrieved June 20, 2020.
  2. ^ Gaines, Caseen (2011). Inside Pee-Wee's Playhouse: The Untold, Unauthorized, and Unpredictable Story of a Pop Phenomenon. Gaines. ISBN 9780786486946.

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