Caroll Spinney (born December 26th, 1933 in Waltham, Massachusetts) was a Puppeteer who was best known for playing Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on the American educational TV show "Sesame Street". Caroll died on December 8th, 2019 and his death was due to respiratory failure. He died at the ripe old age of 85.
"[on his lifelong love of performing puppetry] Somehow I was shy enough to not care about being seen. And I figured if could ever get on a TV show with a character that I enjoyed doing, it might even get famous. And voila!" (IMDB)
"A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself."
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