Sesame Street puppeteer dies
CONNECTICUT — Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney has died today, according to a tweet by Sesame Street.
Caroll Spinney was the puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.
The 85-year-old died in his Connecticut home after living with Dystonia, a movement disorder.
Caroll helped shape and define Sesame Street for fifty years.