Michael Jeter

American actor (1952-2003)
Jeter at the 44th Emmy Awards on August 30, 1992

Michael Jeter (August 26, 1952 – March 30, 2003) was an American stand-up comedian, actor and voice artist. He is known for his role as Mr. Noodle's brother, Mr. Noodle in Sesame Street from 2000 until his death in 2003.

Early lifeEdit

Jeter was born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee on August 26, 1952.[1] He was a homosexual and was partners with Sean Blue from 1995 until his death in 2003.


Jeter was HIV+. He was found dead on March 30, 2003 in his Hollywood, Los Angeles, California home from complications from epilepsy, he was 50 years old.[2] His remains were cremated.


  1. "Michael Jeter Biography". filmreference. 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-06.
  2. "Actor Michael Jeter Dead At 50". CBS. April 1, 2003.

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