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Joan Ganz Cooney

Joan Ganz CooneyBorn: 30-Nov-1929
Birthplace: Phoenix, AZ

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film/TV Producer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Producer of Sesame Street

Founder of the Children's Television Workshop in 1968, and is the chief driving force behind Sesame Street and The Electric Company.

Husband: Timothy J. Cooney (m. 1964, div. 1975)
Husband: Peter G. Peterson (businessman, m. 1980)

    University: BA, University of Arizona (1951)

    Friends of Dick Lugar
    Hillary Clinton for President
    Hillary Rodham Clinton for US Senate Committee
    John Kerry for President
    Obama for America
    Obama Victory Fund 2012
    Emmy 1989 Lifetime Achievement
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1995
    National Women's Hall of Fame 1998
    National Humanities Medal 2003
    Wedding: George Stephanopoulos and Alexandra Wentworth (2001)

    Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (23-Jan-2011) · Herself

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