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Jerry L. Nelson (July 10, 1934 – August 23, 2012) was an American puppeteer, best known for his work with The Muppets. Renowned for his wide range of characters and singing abilities, he performed Muppet characters on Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, and various Muppet movies and specials.


  • Count Von Count, Herry Monster, Frazzle, Farley - Sesame Street
  • Robin the Frog - The Muppet Show
  • Gobo Fraggle - Fraggle Rock
  • Emmett Otter - Emmett Otter's Jug-Band Christmas
  • Private Public - Sheep in the Big City


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