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Caroll Spinney

AKA Caroll Edward Spinney

Born: 26-Dec-1933
Birthplace: Waltham, MA
Died: 8-Dec-2019
Location of death: Woodstock, CT
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: TV Personality

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch

Military service: USAF

Brother: Donald
Wife: (div. 1971, 3 children)
Wife: Debra Jean Gilroy (m. 1979)

    High School: Acton High School, Acton, MA
    Conservatory: Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA

    Emmy four
    Grammy two
    Hollywood Walk of Fame as Big Bird
    English Ancestry Maternal

    Sesame Street

    Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (23-Jan-2011) · Himself
    Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (14-May-2009) · Oscar the Grouch [VOICE]
    The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (16-Sep-1999) [VOICE]
    A Muppet Family Christmas (1987) [VOICE]
    The Great Muppet Caper (26-Jun-1981) [VOICE]
    The Muppet Movie (22-Jun-1979) [VOICE]

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Author of books:
The Wisdom of Big Bird (and the Dark Genius of Oscar the Grouch): Lessons from a Life in Feathers (2003, memoir, with Jason Milligan)

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