Long-time puppeteer Caroll Spinney has announced that he is stepping down from the roles of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch. Spinney is pleased that his iconic roles will be carried on by puppeteers Matt Vogel and Eric Jacobson. Caroll Spinney is 84 years young, and carried on the tradition for more than 50 years. He’s a true legend in life, and has done so much for children everywhere.
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