Tag Archives: Jerry Nelson

Honoring Richard Hunt

Today would have been Richard Hunt’s 61st birthday, and as a treat I’m sharing his rare in-person Sesame Street cameo, aired November 1981 in episode 1576. In 1981, the 30-year-old Hunt had been with The Muppets for a decade. Jerry … Continue reading

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One, Two, Three Thank Yous!

I can’t “Count” how pleased I am with Jerry Nelson’s recent shoutout in an interview with Ryan Dosier’s Muppet Mindset blog. Nelson finishes a Richard Hunt story by saying, “You’ll have to read about anything more in Max Stein’s book … Continue reading

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Jerry Nelson interview, Part 2

Today is legendary puppeteer Jerry Nelson’s 76th birthday! To celebrate, here’s Part Two of our interview, in which he talks about performing on Fraggle Rock, losing his daughter Christine, working with Richard Hunt and Jim Henson, and more!

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Jerry Nelson interview, Part I

If there were a Mount Rushmore of main Muppet performers, it would feature Jerry Nelson’s face. Best known as the Count, Nelson has performed countless roles in his nearly fifty years as a puppeteer on Sesame Street, The Muppet Show … Continue reading

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