As the Children’s & Family Emmys took a moment to remember the talent in the genre that had passed away this year, the ceremony paid special tribute to two “Sesame StreetIcons that have recently died: slim emilio Y bob mcgrath.
“Sesame Street” star Alan Muraoka, who has been with the show since 1998, and “Sesame Street” puppeteer Martin P. Robinson (Mr. Snuffleupagus, Telly Monster, Slimey the Worm), shared the stage at the Theater Wilshire Ebell on Sunday. to share his memories of Delgado and McGrath.
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“The human characters on Sesame Street were created to represent many things to a child, a parent, a problem solver, an empathetic listener, and most importantly, a trusted friend,” said Muraoka. “I have had the honor and privilege of working with Bob McGrath and Emilio Delgado, since I came to ‘Sesame Street’ 25 years ago. From day one, I saw how they used kindness as their superpower. We, the humans of ‘Sesame Street’, as we affectionately call ourselves, are the public face of the show. And I learned from both Emilio and Bob, that our jobs didn’t end when we left our fictional street. I witnessed their care, their empathy, their tenderness, every time we were out in public and met an enthusiastic parent, child, or adult who had grown up watching them on their television. They would talk, take selfies, sign autographs, and most importantly, take the time to listen to what each person had to say. I became his student…