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, Sprinkles (season 2)
  • CityKids
  • Dog City – Artie Springer
  • Journey to Ernie - The Mighty Joke Tree
  • 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)
  • 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")
  • Elmo's World- Big Foot (in "Elmo Has Two Hands Ears and Feet"),


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