Lynn Finkel, stage manager for Sesame Street, slates a taping with Big Bird on Thursday, April 10, 2008 in New York. Puppeteer Caroll Spinney has worked on Sesame Street for years playing both Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.
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Lynn Finkel, stage manager for Sesame Street, slates a taping with Big Bird on Thursday, April 10, 2008 in New York. Puppeteer Caroll Spinney has worked on Sesame Street for years playing both Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.

You might not know his name, but you’ll definitely recognize his voice. Caroll Spinney plays the role of Big Bird on the Sesame Street, where he also does the voice of Oscar the Grouch. Spinney has been with the show since its inception in 1969. We re-visit a conversation we had with him in 2015.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqWDjJRhCkc