Author of the childrens' books: When I Was Little: A Four-Year-Old's Memoir of Her Youth (1992), Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born (1996), Today I Feel Silly & Other Moods That Make My Day (1998), and Where Do Balloons Go? An Uplifting Mystery (2000).
1 Print Biography |
8 Interviews |
16 Articles |
25 Pictorials |
31 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
When I did Sesame Street
(1969), Elmo was not the worldwide phenomenon he is now. I understood Elmo was special, and I said that the only way I would do Sesame Street was with Elmo. Kevin Clash
, the young man who did the voice for him, was a very sweet guy and I predicted Elmo's meteoric rise to fame way in advance. I am a trendsetter without knowing it. Two years later the Elmo craze began, but ...
Was childhood friends with Eric Douglas
. He once tried to kiss her while both were sitting in a tree. Curtis then pushed Eric out of the tree; he fell to the ground, which resulted in a hernia that had to be operated on.
The Queen of Screams