Carroll Spinney

Bio: Created a show titled Rascal Rabbit in 1955. Served in the Air Force after college. Began his puppetry career in 1958 on The Judy and Goggle Show. Met Jim Henson after he watched Spinney perform at a 1969 Salt Lake City puppet festival; Henson offered him a place on Sesame Street, playing Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch. Was declared a living legend by The Library of… More


Carroll Spinney Videos

Sesame Street: Silly Storytime
3 minutes 59 seconds
Being Elmo
2 minutes 21 seconds
Sesame Street: Being Green
1 minutes 32 seconds

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