The Guy Inside Big Bird Is Flying High
On April 28, puppeteer Caroll Spinney, the man who has brought Big Bird to life since Sesame Street's 1969 debut, will be honored at the Daytime Emmys with a Lifetime Achievement Award. At last week's nominations event, TVGuide.com chatted with Spinney about his fine-feathered friend's big night — but alas, not before he put away his other alter ego, a certain green Grouch. (Kids, click away now before I traumatize you with too much about Sesame Street's inner workings.)
TVGuide.com: I see that you just packed Oscar away in his duffel bag....Caroll Spinney: That's what he likes best. That way, he doesn't have people bothering him.
TVGuide.com: How has your j
Wed, Feb 15, 2006