Bert and Ernie

Bert and Ernie

Bert and Ernie are two Muppet characters who are major protagonists on the popular U.S. children’s television show Sesame Street that appear together in numerous skits. Originated by Frank Oz and Jim Henson, the characters are currently performed by Muppeteers Eric Jacobson and Steve Whitmire, with Oz performing Bert occasionally since 2000. Ernie is orange and Bert is yellow.