Caroll Spinney, Puppeteer Who Brought Big Bird To Life, Dies At 85 | NBC Nightly News Caroll Spinney, Puppeteer Who Brought Big Bird To Life, Dies At 85 | NBC Nightly NewsA lot of hearts are breaking tonight, remembering Caroll spinney, the man who made Big Bird Oscar, the Grouch live in Hollywood today, but it was spinning who made generations of children feel like Terry Smith. 50 years ago, Caroll spinney was a puppeteer in search of a purpose when Muppet Creator, Jim Henson, asked him to join his team. Is that I’m going to be a show, and would you be interested working with the Muppets in the day-to-day goings-on of Sesame Street? There needed to be an innocent Hughes. What’S a child’s voice that came from the beak of an 8ft 2in bird. That was one of those kind of kids who want to do the right thing. Pissed but big bird is always trying to be used to be a good kid. Awkward, flightless and sweet Big Bird was the perfect counterpart to Oscar the Grouch, who was also played by spinning very different than oneself the other hand. It is some ways I love him best. Big bird brought him all over the world opened his mind and nurtured his soul and Perry Smith. Nbcnews New York YouTube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here over here exclusive thanks for watching Spinney, the legendary puppeteer who brought iconic Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch to life, died on Sunday at his home in Connecticut. He spoke to NBC’s Harry Smith last year to mark his 50 year career with the show.» Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC
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Caroll Spinney, Puppeteer Who Brought Big Bird To Life, Dies At 85 | NBC Nightly News