Michael Jeter (August 26, 1952 – March 30, 2003) was an American actor of film, stage, and television. His television roles include Herman Stiles on Evening Shade from 1990 until 1994 and Mr. Noodle's brother, Mr. Noodle on Elmo's World (Sesame Street) from 2000 until 2003. Jeter's film roles include Zelig, The Fisher King, Waterworld, Air Bud, Patch Adams, The Green Mile, Jurassic Park III, Sister Act 2, and The Polar Express.
On March 30, 2003, Jeter was found dead in his Hollywood home at age 50. Although he was HIV positive, he had been in good health for many years. His partner, Sean Blue, stated publicly that Jeter died after suffering an epileptic seizure.