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Carroll Spinney

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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 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
2011
No Score Yet Sesame Street: Silly Storytime
  • Actor
2011
No Score Yet Elmo's World: Penguins and Friends
  • Actor
2011
44% Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian
  • Oscar the Grouch
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
91% Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird
  • Oscar
1985
79% The Great Muppet Caper
  • Oscar the Grouch
1981
87% The Muppet Movie
  • Big Bird
1979
No Score Yet Sesame Street: Let's Make Music
  • Actor
1969

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Sesame Street
1969
  • Voice
  • Performer
No Score Yet Scrubs
2001-2010
  • Voice

Quotes from Carroll Spinney's Characters