Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey

Do you know the person behind the voice and puppet of Elmo? Elmo is Sesame Street’s most popular character by far. His toys have sparked long lines at toy stores and such fervor that he’s a phenomenon. Whether you love Elmo or hate Elmo the story of his creator is pretty amazing and now he is subject of an Independent Lens documentary on PBS. Meet Kevin Clash, the man behind the Muppet.

Puppeteer Kevin Clash Talks About Being Elmo

Elmo Answers Your Question

I’ll be setting my DVR so that I can watch this show. I’d love to know more about this guy and what he’s accomplished beyond being Elmo. His credits include many things that I really enjoyed as a kid like Labyrinth, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and even The Great Space Coaster. You can learn more about the show in the press release below. Continue reading Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey


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