Caroll Spinney is a puppeteer, cartoonist, author and speaker most famous for playing Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street.
Spinney has performed the Big Bird character since the first episode of Sesame Street in 1969. As Big Bird and Oscar, he has conducted orchestras across the US and Canada, including the Boston Pops, as well as visited the White House multiple times. He has provided the characters' voices on dozens of albums.
Spinney has been honored with four Daytime Emmy Awards for his portrayals on the series and two Grammy Awards for his related recordings.
Hamilton Comic Con will be Caroll Spinney's final appearance in Canada!
Caroll Spinney will be appearing on Saturday and Sunday.