A puppeteer and puppet craftsman, Pat Brymer has been creating puppets and costumes for major production companies since 1973. In 1982 he formed his own company, pat brymer creations.

After four years at Illinois State University as a theater major and art minor, Pat was spotted and hired by
Sid & Marty Krofft Productions as their lead puppeteer at Six Flags over Mid America. From there he was chosen as a performer in Las Vegas for Raquel & The World of Sid & Marty Krofft starring Raquel Welch and directed by Joe Layton. After relocated to Los Angeles, Pat was a lead puppeteer for NBC's Hanna Barbera Happy Hour series and subsequently served four years as a puppet creator for the live action department of Hanna Barbera Productions.

Pat spent five years as master puppeteer for the Emmy Award winning PBS series
Lamb Chop's Play Along and repeated the same assignment for the PBS series The Charlie Horse Music Pizza, both starring Shari Lewis. In addition to creating updated versions of Ms. Lewis' famous characters, Pat has also produced puppets for McDonalds, Kay Bee Toy Stores, Southwest Airlines, Minit Lube, King World, Nissan, Primestar and Disposercare where he co-designed the interior of a garbage disposal and its inhabitants for award winning director Joe Pytka. pat brymer creations has crafted costume characters for clients including Doug Henning, Dayton Hudson Department Stores, Osaka Gas, Disney's Epcot Center and Paula Abdul. Mascot characters have been constructed for the Tampa Bay Lightning Bolts, New Jersey Devils and Los Angeles Zoo.

Pat was the "gopher" in 1980s
Caddyshack (see pictures above). His other feature film puppeteering credits include The Muppet Movie, Short Circuit, My Stepmother is an Alien, Indian Jones and the Last Crusade, So I Married an Axe Murderer, and Team America, World Police.


 

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