Tex Richman
Tex Richman
Background information
Feature films The Muppets (2011)
Television programs
Video games
Park attractions
Actor Chris Cooper
Performance model
Character information
Other names
Appearance The Muppets
Occupation Oil Baron
Alignment Neutral/Bad,later Good
Goal To raze the Muppet Theater and drill for oil beneath it.
Friends Statler And Waldorf (sort of) Doc Hopper Taminella The Moopets
Enemies Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear, Walter, Gary, Mary
Minions Uncle Deadly (formerly), Bobo the Bear (formerly), Statler and Waldorf(formerly), The Moopets
Likes Getting his way
Dislikes The Muppets
Powers and abilities
Fate Gets hit by a bowling ball thrown by Gonzo, learns to laugh, gets a change of heart, gave the muppet name and studios to them
Typical Saying "Maniacal Laugh."

Tex Richman is a human character and the main antagonist in the 2011 film The Muppets. He devises a plan to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for oil beneath it. According to the character's description on the official Muppets website:

Official BioEdit

...Tex has a personal vendetta against the Muppets. "He blames the Muppets for a terrible event that happened to him at his 10th birthday party," says Cooper. "He is unable to laugh and has vowed to destroy the Muppets." But Tex Richman's inability to laugh doesn't stop him from taking part in other Muppet antics. He may be cold-hearted and conniving, but this oil magnate has a few secrets up his sleeve that are more fun that fiendish.

Tex performs a hip-hop dance number in the film with four 1960's-style Vegas showgirls called "Let's Talk About Me."


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