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Burr Tillstrom

AKA Franklin Burr Tillstrom

Born: 13-Oct-1917
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 6-Dec-1985
Location of death: Palm Springs, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Performance Artist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Puppeteer, Kukla, Fran and Ollie

Father: Bert F. Tillstrom
Mother: Alice Burr
Brother: Richard

    High School: Senn High School, Chicago, IL (1935)
    University: University of Chicago (one semester)

    Emmy 1966 for That Was the Week That Was, "Berlin Wall"
    Emmy 1971 for Kukla, Fran and Ollie (children's programming)
    Swedish Ancestry

    Kukla, Fran and Ollie (1947-57)

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