List of Sesame Street animators


List of Sesame Street animators

The following is a list of animators who contributed to the children's television series "Sesame Street".

*Joey Ahlbum
** Animated inserts in "Elmo's World"
** Traction Jackson

*Karen Aqua
** Boy's book comes to life
** Dog dances between a girl and an alligator-headed figure
** Four women dance forward and backward with birds and fish

*Asterisk animation
** Basquiat musicians

*Cordell Barker
** Two flies land on a man's nose and take a bite
** A beatnik bat reads poetry at a nightclub
** Cartoon about a lizard and his lunchbox

*Craig Bartlett
** Arnold uses his imagination
** Big Sister Lillian

*Buzzco Associates Inc.
** Calcutta Joe
** Jake the snake
** Animals in elevator
** The Number Painter (with Paul Benedict and Stockard Channing)
** The Man from Alphabet (with Gary Owens and Jim Thurman)

*Fred Calvert
** Speech Balloon series
** A for astronaut, airplane, airport and automobile, A for Acrobats
** B for bongo, B is for bubbles, B is for bear, Jack waters a B, B for banana and ballerina, B for Beard, B for Boxer (poem by Edward Lear)
** C for Cat
** E for eagle and egg, E for elephant and elk, nominees for best E animal (voice of Casey Kasem)
** H for horseshoe, H for hola, H for hello (voices of Joan Gerber and Gary Owens)
** J for Jam
** K for kitten (mother cat carries man away)
** L for Lion
** M for milk
** O for orange
** P for pillow, P is for Painting, P for pack
** Q for quarter (Kasem again: "That's right, 25 cents!")
** U for uniform
** V for Van
** W for wash
** Y for Yak

*Bruce Cayard (with John Canemaker and Artist Mike)
** Old woman feeds cats
** "I love my bones" (voice of John Stephenson)
** The noble ostrich
** "Guess who I met today?"
** "If You've Lost Your 'L'"
** "Me and My 'M'"
** Snacks on Parade series
** The cat who hated rain
** The Celery Bunch
** The Wasteroon Song
** Two men on a park bench
** How Andy Fritz Ate the Sun
** A woman gets a letter O
** A sick man
** Kids try to guess
** A gorilla applies for a job
** A boy draws a portrait
** Monster in the dark
*Tee Collins
** Nancy the nanny goat
** Wanda the witch

*Vince Collins
** Magician makes birds morph into fish

*Richard Condie

*Sally Cruikshank
** Above It All (I Love To Fly)
** In With The In Crowd
** I'm Curious
** Part of the Whole
** Island of Emotion
** From Your Head
** Dance Myself to Sleep
** Oh What a Fabulous Party
** Beginning Middle and End
** Your Feets Too Big
** A Zerkel Named Dan
** Gerald's Dog Sparky

*Steven Dovas
** Bellhop number series

*Teresa Drilling and Will Vinton
** Cecille The Ball (singing voice of Michele Mariana)
** A clay boy crosses the street
*Ray Favata
** Billy Jo Jive series
** Mother and child cross busy street
** Toothpaste March

*Paul Fierlinger and Sandra Fierlinger
** Teeny Little Super Guy (voice of Jim Thurman)
** 6 Soccer Socks
** Using a map to find a place to park
** Little Red Riding Hood Plans Ahead
** Louis James Hates School
** It's So Nice to Have a Wolf Around the House
** Rainbowland
** Alice Kadeezenberry
** What Do We Do Before We Eat?
** Dinner for 9
** Jazz Alphabet
** A boy talks about customs in Indonesia
** An orchestra conductor
** Shakey Piano

*Ernie Fosselius

*Owe Gustafson
** 8 legs on an octopus

*Jim Henson
** Claymation series for first season
** The King of 8
** Number 11 Cheer

*Jeff Hale
** "There Are Chickens in the Trees"
** The Ringmaster series
** The Typewriter Guy
** Gathering Apples
** Edgar Turtle sings
** Madrigal alphabet
** Pinball Number Count

*Keith Haring

*Dan Haskett
** Cat tries to open can of cat food

*John Hubley and Faith Hubley

*Jim Jinkins
** Jill Walks Up A Hill To Pick A Daffodil

*John Korty
** "Do you want part of my orange?"
** Irritated bird and the 3 boxes
** What's inside the street, according to a little bird
** Thelma Thumb series
** Pat the Pilot

*Harvey Kurtzman
** Numbers 1 to 20 get into rowboat
** Roll call of numbers 1 to 20
** Nellie
** Two pirates plan a voyage
** Two cavemen argue over
** A man uses a wheelbarrow
** An old man recites a poem
** A small man tries to use a see-saw
** a girl goes around the city to look for her lost kitty

*Derek Lamb
** It Ain't Bad to Get Mad
** Simple Simon and the re-arranged animals ("Now I know what's wrong! Sheep don't wear boots!")

*Bud Luckey
** "Ladybugs' Picnic #12"
** "It's A Lovely 11 Morning"
** "10 Turtles"
** "Martian Beauty #9"
** "Penny Candy Man #8"
** "The Alligator King #7"
** "Country 6 (Snail Song)"
** "Country 5 (Funny Farm)"
** "4 Big Lions"
** "Number '3' Song" (trios of animals on woman's lap)
** "Country 2 (Toucan 2-step)"
** "That's About The Size Of It" -- Original Title: "Infinity"
** "Longy & Shorty the Rattlesnakes -- Over There"
** "Longy & Shorty the Rattlesnakes -- Next To"
** "The Old Woman Who Lived in a Nine"
** "Same/Different Boxes" (Live Actors in Stop Motion)
** "Lucky 13"
** "Eighteen (and I Don't Know What I Want)"
** "Big Flea Little Flea"
** "Adding up five ladybugs and five lizards"
** "Indian guru counts to 20"
** "Jazz #8"
** "4 Carpenters"
** The number 5 shows up in Antarctica.

*Ishu Patel
** Whale
** An owl and a bluebird work out a compromise.

*Janet Perlman
** "That elephant just won't listen."

*Joanna Priestley
** Shy girl wants to join three other children (border changes constantly throughout)

*James Rizzi
** A girl describes her face as it is drawn

*Cliff Roberts
** Christopher Clumsy series
** Jasper and Julius series
** A with accumulating pile of objects
** Q with quivering tail
** X as last letter of words: ax, fox, box, etc.
** Picnic with P foods
** Words that rhyme with Ball
** A showcase of things
** A man displays the capital and lowercase A
** A man gets a letter C
** Dry and Wet
** Are you the monster that ate the television?
** Letter G drawing
** V in outer space
** Man coughs and sneezes
** Small letter b (ball/bat)
** A boxer explains the letter "B".
** A girl loses her letter L
** Willie Wimple: Land Pollution
** J Under Man's Hat
** The Yellow Yahoo

*David Rudman and Adam Rudman
** The Number Guy (banjo player)

*Elwood Smith
** "Name That Food" game show
** Two children try to revive a droopy plant

*Unknown animator
** Aviator asks grocer for 5 pounds of bubble gum
** Measuring for a doghouse
** Shoemaker measures people's feet
** Imagination Car
** A Girl Fantasizes
** An Alien Comes
** A space shuttle
** Parts of a Face
** Circles and Squares
** Circles, and a wadded up napkin
** Amor, amor, amor ... amoramor ... amoramor
** A heart that says "I love you" is drawn
** Stop!
** Q-quiet! (tree chopping)
** Drawing of man playing guitar
** A beaver does his exercises
** How many legs does a horse have?
** Adventure!
** A clam tells a fisherman
** A photographer shows
** A pencil tries to write the word Dance!
** At the Coastline
*Irra Verbitsky
** Fruta Manzana (singing voice of Madeline Kahn)
** Cousin Canny
** Cooperation
** Tweliva
** Moving Day
** The Magician's Bad Day
** A Girl Imagines
** Two hippie kids
** Two kids argue
** A cowboy sings about feelings
** Two kids argue over whose chair
** Wilma Wiggins
** "I made you another Igor."
** Frankenstein
** RC2 and DC2
** A bird learns to fly

*Mo Willems
** Suzie Kabloozie (voice of Ruth Buzzi)
** A Bowl's Story
** There's an Octopus on My Head

*Gahan Wilson
** Space orchestra
** Alligator and elephant
** Animals escape from a building and encounter an ice cream salesman
** The Bridgekeeper series ("No one crosses this bridge by me, unless they can answer my questions three.")

*Jerry Nelson
** A wolf fireman
** Ducks and Saxophones
*Roscoe Orman
**Uppercase letter changes to lowercase form (series of 26)

*Emilio Delgado
** El Numero Cuatro

*Michael Sporn
** Curious cat (performed by Bill Cosby)
** Girl beats bass drum with number 1
** Four ants in baggy pants

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