Carroll Spinney

Carroll Spinney

  • Highest Rated: 95% Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011)
  • Lowest Rated: 45% Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
  • Birthday: Not Available
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • 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 Congress in 2000. Published his memoir, The Wisdom of Big Bird in 2003. Was the commencement speaker at Villanova University in 2004. Received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Daytime Emmy Awards in 2006.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Elmo's World: Elmo Wonders Actor 2016
No Score Yet Growing Hope Against Hunger Big Bird/Oscar the Grouch 2013
No Score Yet Sesame Street: Singing with the Stars Actor 2012
95% Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Actor $0.4M 2011
No Score Yet Sesame Street: Silly Storytime Actor 2011
No Score Yet Elmo's World: Penguins and Friends Actor 2011
45% Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian Oscar the Grouch $177.2M 2009
No Score Yet Sesame Street: Being Green Actor 2009
No Score Yet Sesame Street: Abby in Wonderland Actor 2008
No Score Yet Sesame Street - Letter of the Month Club Actor 2007
No Score Yet Sesame Street - A Sesame Street Christmas Carol Actor 2006
No Score Yet Sesame Street - Friends to the Rescue Actor 2005
No Score Yet Big Bird in Japan Actor 2004
No Score Yet Sesame Street: What's the Name of That Song Actor 2004
No Score Yet Sesame Street - Fiesta! Actor 2004
No Score Yet Sesame Street - Computer Caper Actor 2001
77% The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Oscar the Grouch 1999
No Score Yet Sesame Street - The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland: Sing and Play Actor 1999
No Score Yet Sesame Street - Elmopalooza! Actor 1998
No Score Yet Sesame Street - Sing Yourself Sillier at the Movies Actor 1996
No Score Yet Sesame Street - Imagine That! Actor 1996
No Score Yet Sesame Street - Do the Alphabet Actor 1995
No Score Yet Sesame Street - Cookie Monster's Best Bites Actor 1995
No Score Yet Sesame Street - Put Down the Duckie Actor 1994
No Score Yet Sesame Street's 25th Birthday - A Musical Celebration Actor 1993
No Score Yet Sesame Street - Celebrates Around the World Actor 1993
No Score Yet Sesame Street - Monster Hits Actor 1990
No Score Yet Sesame Street - Sing Yourself Silly! Actor 1990
No Score Yet A Muppet Family Christmas Actor 1987
No Score Yet Sesame Street - Christmas Eve on Sesame Street Actor 1987
No Score Yet Shalom Sesame - The Land of Israel: Show 1 Actor 1986
92% Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird Oscar 1985
76% The Great Muppet Caper Oscar the Grouch 1981
88% The Muppet Movie Big Bird 1979
No Score Yet Sesame Street: Let's Make Music Actor 1969

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Sesame Street
1969
Voice Performer
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2002
  • 2001
  • 2000
  • 1998
  • 1996
  • 1995
  • 1972
  • 1971
  • 1970
  • 1969
84% Scrubs
2001-2010
Voice
  • 2009

QUOTES FROM Carroll Spinney CHARACTERS

Trucker
What are you doing here?
Oscar the Grouch
A very brief cameo.
Trucker
Me too.
Big Bird
Sesame Street was brought o you today by the letters W and B. (Warner Bros logo appears.)
Big Bird
Sesame Street was brought o you today by the letters W and B. (Warner Brothers logo appears)
Big Bird
Sesame Street was brought to you today by the letters W and B. (Warner Brothers logo appears)
Oscar
Well you've alreadt seen the best part of this film, so sit back relax, and have a rotten time! He he.
Oscar
Well you've already seen the best part of this film, so sit back relax, and have a rotten time!
Miss Finch
Are you alright, "Big Bird"? You are Big Bird aren't you?
Miss Finch
Are you alright, Big Bird? You are Big Bird aren't you?
Big Bird
Oh, well, I gues I am.
Miss Finch
(Turns to camera) This is worse than I thought.