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Caroll Spinney

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Birthday
26, 1933
Birthplace
Waltham, MA
DEATH DATE
Dec 8, 2019 (85)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
26, 1933
Birthplace
Waltham, MA
DEATH DATE
Dec 8, 2019 (85)

About

Sesame Street puppeteer who provided the voices for the lovable characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.

Before Fame

He served in the United States Air Force, where he used the pseudonym Ed Spinney for his comic strip creations.

Trivia

Prior to becoming a puppeteer, he created the show Rascal Rabbit in Las Vegas.

Family Life

He married his second wife, Debra Spinney, in 1979.

Associated With

He worked alongside Jim Henson on Sesame Street.