• I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2015)

I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story

Release Date: May 8th, 2015

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

Caroll Spinney is the 80-year-old who has been creating the Muppet characters of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since the first season of "Sesame Street."

Director: Dave LaMattina , Chad N. Walker

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Copper Pot Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Shines a much deserved spotlight on this unheralded artist. show more

  • 88
    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times

    I Am Big Bird is a loving, respectful (if at times shamelessly sentimental) portrayal of Spinney. show more

  • 88
    Sheila O'MalleyRogerEbert.com

    Pulling back the curtain to see how Carrol Spinney "does it" is not only a revelation of technique but a reminder of just how brilliant he is as a puppeteer and as an actor. show more

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