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RIP, Jerry Nelson

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Posted August 25, 2012

Muppet performer and puppeteer Jerry Nelson has died. Nelson performed Count Von Count, Snuffleupagus, Sherlock Hemlock, Fat Blue/Mr. Johnson, the female Koozbanian and Herry Monster on Sesame Street. He also performed Floyd Pepper, Camilla the Chicken, Lew Zealand and Dr. Julius Strangepork on The Muppet Show and movies and Gobo on Fraggle Rock. The LA Times has an obituary. Jerry Nelson and Frank Oz behind the scenes on Emmett Otter’s Jug Band Christmas.

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