Alice Dinnean

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Alice Dinnean-Vernon (born 1969 in Piedmont, California) is a puppeteer and creative writer who works at The Jim Henson Company. Dinnean-Vernon has performed on many children's television shows such as Sesame Street, Bear in the Big Blue House, Cousin Skeeter, Jim Henson's Pajanimals, Sid the Science Kid and Jack's Big Music Show. She also did work on various non-Muppet productions such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel.

In the early 1990s, she performed additional characters for the children's TV series, Sesame Street. Some of her characters include Sherry Netherland, the owner of the Furry Arms Hotel after Julianne Buescher left the show in 1993 and Phoebe also known as Groogel, a member of the segment, Monster Clubhouse, from 2001 to 2003. Dinnean-Vernon left the show in 2004. She was replaced by John Tartaglia.

Non-Muppet productions in which she has performed include the horror-humor TV series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. On the show, she performed as a demon puppet in As You Were and a living mummy hand in Life Serial. After the series ended in 2003, Dinnean-Vernon performed the puppet-like character of Angel in the episode Smile Time along with Peter Linz, and also performed Camilla the Chicken and Foo-Foo, on The Muppets' Wizard of Oz.

Dinnean-Vernon performed Mary on the Emmy-winning children's series, Jack's Big Music Show created by Sesame Street puppeteer David Rudman.

In 2007, she wrote episodes and performed characters on the Disney Junior's children's show, Bunnytown. Currently she performs Cowbella on the Sprout channel's show Pajanimals. Her residence is in Calabasas, California.

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