The puppet Big Bird & Sesame Street & # 39; Caroll Spinney retires after 50 years

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His apprentice, Matt Vogel, will succeed him in the role of Big Bird. Kermit also plays the frog.

The puppeteer who has played Big Bird in Sesame Street He retires after almost 50 years in the program.

Caroll Spinney tells you The New York Times that Thursday will be his last day in the program, which he joined from the start in 1969. In addition to Big Bird, the 84-year-old was also Oscar el Grouch.

Spinney says: "I always thought, how lucky for me to be able to play the two best Muppets."

Spinney says that the physical requirements to play the characters had become difficult and he developed problems with his balance. He stopped making the puppeteer for Big Bird in 2015 and now only provides the voices for him and for Oscar.

His apprentice, Matt Vogel, will succeed him in the role of Big Bird. Kermit also plays the frog.



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