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Sesame Street Puppeteer Caroll Spinney Dies at Age 85

Clip: 12/09/2019 | 2m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut, according to the Sesame Workshop.

Aired: 12/09/19

Rating: NR

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