Joey Mazzarino

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Joey Mazzarino
Born Joseph Mazzarino
(1968-06-04) June 4, 1968 (age 46)
New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Other names Joseph Mazzarino
Occupation Puppeteer, actor, writer, singer, voice artist, comedian
Years active ?-present
Spouse(s) Kerry Butler (m. ?)

Joseph "Joey" Mazzarino (born June 4, 1968) is an American puppeteer, actor, writer, singer, voice artist, and comedian.

Early life[edit]

Mazzarino was born Joseph Mazzarino on June 4, 1968.


When Mazzarino auditioned for Sesame Street, he wrote a sketch called "Colambo" and soon found himself cast in the title role. Since then, he has been a prominent member of the Sesame Street cast where he performs Horatio the Elephant, Murray Monster, Papa Bear, Stinky the Stinkweed, and various characters.

Personal life[edit]

Mazzarino is Kerry Butler's husband.



  • Aliens in the Family – Spit (voice)
  • Big Bag – Chelli, Lyle the Sock
  • Blue's Room – Boogie Woogie, Roary
  • Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures
  • CityKids
  • Dog City – Artie Springer
  • Muppet Time – Icky No–No, Kirby, one of the Frog Scouts
  • Nick Jr. - Flexy ("Little Big Room" segments)
  • Panwapa – Bill the Bug
  • Sesame Street – Blögg ("Abby's Flying Fairy School" segments), Colambo, Horatio the Elephant, Ingrid, Joey Monkey, Merry Monster, Murray Monster, Narf, Papa Bear, Stinky the Stinkweed, Two-Headed Monster (Left Head, 2003–), Zostic ("Super Morphin Mega Monsters" segments), Clay Caveman (Red), Penguin, Sammy Squirrel, Clown, Sleeping Iguana, Charlie the Dolphin, French Poodle with Polka Dotted Hat, Penguin Under 3
  • Sheep in the Big City – Dr. Oh-No-No-No, Frankie Von Fashion, Shrimpy the Shrimp Who Raps
  • The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss – Elwood the Jester (in "The King's Beard"), Lester McBird (in "Lester Leaps In")

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