Cookie Monster evolved from a monster created by Jim Henson for a General Foods Canada commercial in 1966. This character advertised the snack foods Wheels, Crowns, and Flutes along with two other monsters and was known as the Wheel Stealer.
|Alias||Sidney Monster, Alistair Cookie, Arnold, Wheel-Stealer|
|Species||Muppet Monster (Wheel-Stealer in 1966)|
That’s right, Cookie Monster turns 47 on Wednesday, November 2. “C” is for Cookie – Cookie Monster that is! That’s right, Cookie Monster turns 47 on Wednesday, November 2.
|Species||Sesame Street Muppet Monster|
|Clash with Elmo at the Peabody awards in 2010|
|Born||Kevin Jeffrey Clash September 17, 1960 Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.|
|Education||Dundalk High School|
|Occupation||Puppeteer director producer|
Television has a bad side. The American Academy of Pediatrics, in their wisdom, recommend that children under age two have zero hours of screen time. …
It’s easy being green… when it’s your birthday: Kermit the Frog turns 50 years old Monday.
Elmo, from Sesame Street, does not have a last name.
|Nicknames||Grandsonny, a nickname given to him by his Granny Bird Bird, by his best friend, Snuffy Turkey, by Oscar the Grouch|
|Family||Granny Bird (grandmother) Eight foreign cousins|
Until 1985, the adults on “Sesame Street” believed Snuffy wasn’t real. … Robinson, the person who played Snuffleupagus, said in the documentary “Sesame Street Unpaved” that the introduction was due to high-profile cases of pedophilia, which convinced writers that children shouldn’t be afraid adults won’t believe them.
Count von Count. Unquestionably the oldest character on the block, Count von Count first made his appearance in the Season 4 premiere. He has a compulsive love of counting, and will count anything regardless of size, amount, or how much it annoys the people around him.
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September 5, 1976