Person Details

Birthday: 1933-12-26 15:15:36

Death: 2019-12-08 15:15:36

Aliases: Caroll Edwin Spinney , Carroll Spinney , Ed Spinney , Carroll Edwin Spinney , Carrol Spinney , Carrol Edwin Spinney , Carol Spinney , Carol Edwin Spinney , Carol E. Spinney , Carrol E. Spinney , Caroll E. Spinney , Carroll E. Spinney , C. Ed Spinney , C. E. Spinney , Edwin Spinney , Carol Ed Spinney , Carroll Ed Spinney , Carrol Ed Spinney , C. Edwin Spinney

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Waltham, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Movie Involvements: 49

TV Involvements: 1


Most Famous Work

Biography

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Caroll Edwin Spinney, sometimes credited as Carroll Spinney or Ed Spinney (born December 26, 1933), was an American puppeteer most famous for playing Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on the children's television show Sesame Street. Description above from the Wikipedia article Caroll Spinney, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas
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6
1 vs. 100
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7

1 vs. 100

(2006) Oscar the Grouch
Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street
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7
Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas
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7

Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas

(2016) Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice)
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story
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7

I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story

(2015) Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch / Himself
The World of Jim Henson
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7

The World of Jim Henson

(1994) Self (archive footage)
Sesame Street: Bert & Ernie's Word Play
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8

Sesame Street: Bert & Ernie's Word Play

(2002) Oscar the Grouch (voice) (archive footage)
Sesame Street All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever!
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0

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2022 Big Bird (voice) / Oscar the Grouch (voice)
2021 Self (Archive)
2019 N/A
Big Bird
2018 Himself
2016 Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice)
2015 N/A
Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch / Himself
2012 N/A
2011 Self
2010 Oscar The Grouch
2009 N/A
Oscar the Grouch (voice)
Oscar the Grouch (voice)
Oscar the Grouch (voice)
2008 Big Bird
Big Bird
Big Bird
Oscar the Grouch
2007 Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice)
Big Bird
2006 Oscar the Grouch / Big Bird (voice)
Oscar the Grouch
2005 Big Bird (voice)
2003 Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch
Big Bird
Big Bird (voice) / Oscar the Grouch (voice)
2002 Oscar The Grouch
Oscar the Grouch (voice) (archive footage)
2001 Big Bird (voice)
Oscar the Grouch (voice)
1999 Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice)
Big Bird (voice)
Big Bird (voice)
1998 Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch
1997 Oscar the Grouch (voice)
Big Bird
Oscar the Grouch (voice)
Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice)
Big Bird / Oscar (voice)
1996 Big Bird (voice)
Oscar the Grouch (voice)
Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch
Big Bird (voice)
1994 Self (archive footage)
Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch
1993 Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice)
Big Bird and Oscar
1990 Big Bird
Oscar the Grouch (voice)
1988 Oscar
Big Bird
Big Bird
1987 Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice)
Big Bird and Oscar
1986 Big Bird/Oscar the Grouch (voice)
Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch
Big Bird (voice)
1985 Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch / Bruno the Trashman (voice)
1984 Caroll Spinney (self)
1983 Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice)
Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice)
1981 Oscar the Grouch
Oscar the Grouch (voice)
1979 Self - as Big Bird (voice)
Big Bird (voice)
Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch
1978 Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice) (as Carroll Spinney)
Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch
1974 Big Bird / Oscar the Grouch (voice)
1973 N/A
1969 Oscar the Grouch
N/A
Cookie Monster
Bennett Snerf
Sam the Robot
Big Bird
N/A
1968 Self - Guest
Year Character Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
1983 Story
Year Role Movie/Tv

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