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March 9, 2015

RIP Sesame Street Animator Jeff Hale

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 7:37 pm

The animator responsible for the Pinball Number Count, the Typewriter, and many more, has passed away.

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February 27, 2015

RIP Leonard Nimoy

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:04 pm

Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy has passed away, and we are remembering his appearances with the Muppets.

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February 13, 2015

RIP Gary Owens

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 6:25 pm

Radio and TV voiceover performer Gary Owens has passed away. We’re looking at his many contributions to Sesame Street and the Muppets.

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December 30, 2014

RIP Christine Cavanaugh, the Voice of Babe

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:54 pm

Voice actress Christine Cavanaugh has passed away, and we’re remembering her for her performance as Babe the pig.

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December 22, 2014

RIP Billie Whitelaw, the Voice of Aughra

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:02 pm

Actress Billie Whitelaw, best known to us as the voice of The Dark Crystal’s Aughra, has passed away.

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November 6, 2014

RIP Richard Schaal, Star of “The Cube”

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:12 pm

The lead actor from Jim Henson’s short film, “The Cube”, has passed away.

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October 20, 2014

Remembering Gerry Parkes, Fraggle Rock’s Doc

Filed under: Feature — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 1:46 pm

Gerry Parkes, the actor who portrayed Doc on Fraggle Rock, has passed away. We remember the important role he played in the world of the Muppets.

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September 4, 2014

RIP Joan Rivers

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:25 pm

The great Joan Rivers has passed away, and we’re looking at her many Muppet connections from Muppets Take Manhattan to last year’s “feud” with Miss Piggy.

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August 19, 2014

RIP Don Pardo

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:25 am

The Saturday Night Live announcer and voice artist Don Pardo has passed away. We’re taking a look at his Muppet connections.

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August 11, 2014

RIP Robin Williams

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 7:29 pm

Iconic comedian and actor Robin Williams has passed away. We’re looking back at his many Muppet connections.

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June 30, 2014

RIP Meshach Taylor

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:15 pm

Actor Meshach Taylor has passed away. Watch an episode of “To Tell the Truth” featuring Taylor and Kermit the Frog!

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June 15, 2014

RIP Casey Kasem

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:27 pm

We remember the recently departed Casey Kasem by revisiting his Muppet connections.

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May 28, 2014

RIP Maya Angelou

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:37 am

Poet, author, actress, and civil rights activist Maya Angelou has passed away. We remember her for her many Sesame Street appearances.

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April 6, 2014

RIP Mickey Rooney

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:11 pm

Legendary actor and Muppets guest star Mickey Rooney has passed away.

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February 15, 2014

John Henson 1965-2014

Filed under: Feature,Reports — Tags: , , , — Ryan Roe @ 1:23 pm

John Henson, the fourth of Jim and Jane Henson’s five children, has passed away at the age of 48.

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February 12, 2014

RIP Sid Caesar

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 5:11 pm

Legendary comedian Sid Caesar has passed away, so we’re revisiting his Sesame Street appearances.

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January 28, 2014

RIP Pete Seeger

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:13 am

Folk singer and Sesame Street guest star Pete Seeger has passed away.

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September 30, 2013

Muppet Tech Wizard Faz Fazakas Dies at 95

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 11:46 pm

The puppet designer had a huge impact of the evolution of the Muppets.

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June 19, 2013

RIP James Gandolfini

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 8:07 pm

Actor James Gandolfini has passed away, and we remember him for his work on Sesame Street and with the Creature Shop.

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June 1, 2013

RIP Jean Stapleton

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 9:26 pm

Muppet Show guest star and All in the Family actress Jean Stapleton has passed away.

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