Martin P. Robinson
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|Martin P. Robinson|
|Born||Martin P. Robinson
March 9, 1954
Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.
|Other names||Marty Robinson|
|Education||Brookfield East High School|
|Years active||1980 - present|
|Spouse(s)||Annie Evans - (2008 - present)|
|Children||Lyra and Ripley|
Martin P. Robinson (born March 9, 1954) is a puppeteer for the Jim Henson Company. He also[vague] built, designed, and performed the puppets for Little Shop of Horrors. He is best known for his work on Sesame Street, having performed the characters of Telly Monster, Mrs. Grouch (Oscar's mother), Slimey the Worm, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Oscar's niece Irvine, and Shelley the Turtle on the show for over 30 years. He also performed the characters Riff the Cat and Clef the dad on Allegra's Window, and was an animatronic puppeteer for Leonardo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He is the puppeteer responsible for training the puppeteers on Sesame Tree. He also voiced The Cat In The Hat in the second season of "The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss"
Robinson was married to Sesame Street writer Annie Evans on August 9, 2008 on the set of Sesame Street in the Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens, NY. Annie gave birth to twin daughters, Lyra and Ripley, on February 12, 2009. Robinson also has four grown children from a previous marriage.
Michael Earl Davis
|Performer of Mr. Snuffleupagus
1980 - present
|Performer of Telly Monster
1984 - present
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