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Caroll Spinney

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Caroll Edwin Spinney, sometimes credited as Carroll Spinney or Ed Spinney (born December 26, 1933), was an American puppeteer most famous for playing Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on the children's television show Sesame Street. Description above from the Wikipedia article Caroll Spinney, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Dec 26, 1933 In Waltham, Massachusetts, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
65
First Appeared:
In the series The Dick Cavett Show 1968-06-06
Latest Project:
Movie Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street 2021-04-23
Known For
Poster of Sesame Street All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever!
Poster of The Great Muppet Caper
Poster of The Muppet Movie
Poster of Sesame Street
Filmography
Movie Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street Self (Archive) 2021-04-23
Movie Sesame Street: 50 Years and Counting Big Bird 2019-10-01
Movie Sesame Street: 50th Anniversary Celebration! Unknown 2019-11-09
Movie Mister Rogers: It's You I Like Himself 2018-03-06
Movie Sesame Street: Old School Vol. 3 (1979-1984) Big Bird 2018-10-08
Movie When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special Oscar the Grouch / Big Bird (voice) 2018-11-11
Movie Sesame Street: Old School Vol. 2 (1974-1979) Big Bird 2018-10-08
Movie Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice) 2016-11-25
Movie In Their Own Words: Jim Henson 2015-09-15
Movie I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch / Himself 2015-05-06
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo's Magic Numbers Unknown 2012-07-12
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo's World: All about Faces Oscar The Grouch 2010-06-01
Movie Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Oscar the Grouch (voice) 2009-05-20
Movie Sesame Street: Bedtime with Elmo Oscar the Grouch (voice) 2009-06-01
Movie Jim Henson: His Sesame Street Story Unknown 2009-12-12
Movie Sesame Street: Old School Vol. 1 (1969-1974) Big Bird 2008-10-27
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo's Christmas Countdown Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice) 2007-12-23
Series 1 vs. 100 Oscar the Grouch 2006-10-13
Movie A Sesame Street Christmas Carol Oscar the Grouch / Big Bird (voice) 2006-12-01
Movie Sesame Street: Big Bird Sings! Big Bird (voice) 2005-02-01
Series Deal or No Deal Unknown 2005-12-19
Movie Sesame Street: Big Bird Gets Lost Big Bird 2003-06-03
Movie Sesame Street: Sesame Sings Karaoke Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch 2003-08-05
Movie Sesame Street: Bert & Ernie's Word Play Oscar the Grouch (voice) (archive footage) 2002-05-31
Series Scrubs Oscar the Grouch (voice) 2001-10-02
Movie Sesame Street: Kids' Favorite Songs 2 Big Bird (voice) 2001-10-09
Movie The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice) 1999-10-01
Movie Sesame Street: CinderElmo Big Bird (voice) 1999-01-01
Movie Sesame Street: Kids' Favorite Songs Big Bird (voice) 1999-03-09
Movie Sesame Street: Elmopalooza Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch 1998-02-20
Movie A Brief History of Motion Pictures Oscar the Grouch / Big Bird (voice) 1998-11-20
Movie Sesame Street: Quiet Time Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice) 1997-04-01
Movie Sesame Street: Get Up and Dance Big Bird / Oscar (voice) 1997-01-28
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas Big Bird 1997-09-03
Movie Sesame Street: Sing Yourself Sillier at the Movies Oscar the Grouch (voice) 1997-04-01
Movie Sesame Street: Fiesta! Oscar the Grouch (voice) 1997-12-01
Movie Sesame Street: Learning to Share Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch 1996-01-01
Movie Sesame Street: Do the Alphabet Big Bird (voice) 1996-02-06
Movie Sesame Street: Elmocize Big Bird (voice) 1996-01-01
Movie Sesame Street All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch 1994-05-18
Movie The World of Jim Henson Self (archive footage) 1994-11-23
Movie Sesame Street: 25 Wonderful Years: A Musical Celebration! Big Bird and Oscar 1993-10-29
Movie Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice) 1993-10-29
Movie Sesame Street: Monster Hits! Oscar the Grouch (voice) 1990-01-01
Movie Sesame Street: Sing Yourself Silly! Big Bird 1990-01-01
Movie Sesame Street: Put Down the Duckie: An All-Star Musical Special Oscar 1988-10-05
Movie Big Bird in Japan Big Bird 1988-10-01
Movie A Muppet Family Christmas Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice) 1987-12-16
Movie Sesame Street: Sleepytime Songs & Stories Big Bird (voice) 1986-01-01
Movie The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch 1986-01-21
Movie Follow That Bird Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch / Bruno the Trashman (voice) 1985-08-02
Movie Henson's Place: The Man Behind the Muppets Caroll Spinney (self) 1984-01-01
Movie Big Bird in China Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice) 1983-05-29
Movie Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice) 1983-11-16
Movie The Great Muppet Caper Oscar the Grouch 1981-06-26
Movie A Walking Tour of Sesame Street Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch 1979-03-01
Movie The Muppet Movie Big Bird (voice) 1979-05-31
Movie Bob Hope on the Road to China Self - as Big Bird (voice) 1979-09-16
Movie A Special Sesame Street Christmas 1978-12-08
Movie Christmas Eve on Sesame Street Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice) (as Carroll Spinney) 1978-12-12
Movie Out to Lunch Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice) 1974-12-10
Movie Julie on Sesame Street 1973-11-23
Series Sesame Unpaved Unknown 1969-11-10
Series Sesame Street Cookie Monster 1969-11-10
Series The Dick Cavett Show Self - Guest 1968-06-06