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The Voice Of Sesame Street's Count, Jerry Nelson, Dies At 78
Business Insider ^ | 08/25/2012 | Kirsten Acuna

Posted on 08/25/2012 5:00:26 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Jerry Nelson, puppeteer and voice of The Count on Sesame Street, passed away today at age 78.

Nelson voiced the Count von Count, along with other puppets, including Snuffleupagus for nearly 40 years on the children's program, and continued to voice the famed vampire until his death.

Nelson passed away due to unknown causes, according to CBC Radio Canada.

The following message was shared on Sesame Street's website regarding Nelson's passing:

The cast and crew of Sesame Street and the staff of Sesame Workshop deeply mourn the loss of cast member and creator of dozens of Muppet characters, Jerry Nelson. A member of the Sesame Street family for more than 40 years, he will forever be in our hearts and remembered for the artistry in his puppetry, his music, and the laughter he brought to children worldwide through his portrayal of Count von Count, Herry Monster, Fat Blue, Sherlock Hemlock, the Amazing Mumford and many other beloved characters. We will miss his extraordinary spirit and the joy he brought to our Street.

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TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; Society; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: count; jerrynelson; sesamestreet


Here is a sample video of the work of Jerry Nelson : CLICK HERE
1 posted on 08/25/2012 5:00:38 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

This post brought to you by the number 3.


2 posted on 08/25/2012 5:04:31 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

One-Two-Three-HA HA HA


3 posted on 08/25/2012 5:18:56 PM PDT by mountn man (Happiness is not a destination, its a way of life.)
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To: SeekAndFind

3 words...... Rest in Peace...

NEXT... “Infinity and Beyond”...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcXURC_nNhc


4 posted on 08/25/2012 5:21:33 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: SeekAndFind; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows

That’s 3 deaths today: Neil Armstrong, Neil Young and this dude.


5 posted on 08/25/2012 5:23:19 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Revolting cat!

RE: That’s 3 deaths today: Neil Armstrong, Neil Young and this dude.

So, you were deceived too huh?

See here:

http://www.blackbookmag.com/nbc-news-accidentally-declares-neil-young-dead-not-neil-armstrong-1.52243

NBC NEWS ACCIDENTALLY DECLARES NEIL YOUNG DEAD, NOT NEIL ARMSTRONG


6 posted on 08/25/2012 5:25:23 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: cripplecreek

Well, the Count is a vampire isn’t he?

In which case, Jerry Nelson is just sleeping during the day.

We just might see Jerry Nelson with his sharp fangs one of these nights...


7 posted on 08/25/2012 5:27:14 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: SeekAndFind
So, you were deceived too huh?

Duuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuude!

8 posted on 08/25/2012 5:54:30 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: SeekAndFind
"They call me the Count, because I LOVE to count!"
RIP, Count.
9 posted on 08/25/2012 8:51:58 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: cripplecreek

Allah’sPeanutbutterExplodingSandwiches!


10 posted on 08/27/2012 9:41:53 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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