This breaks my heart so much.
The genius behind the Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch characters on Sesame Street has died after a battle Dystonia. He was 85 years old.
Sesame Street posted on Twitter:
Caroll Spinney, the legendary puppeteer behind beloved Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, died today, December 8th 2019, at age 85 at his home in Connecticut, after living with Dystonia for some time."
As well as a short heartfelt note paying tribute to the longtime puppeteer.
More HERE and check out the Tweet below!
RIP Caroll Spinney. You will be missed!