Was a 1960s TV icon to children in the New York City area as the star of "Sandy's Hour." His various comic creations, such as manic disc jockey Hambone ("So cut your grass so the ants can't pass!"), silent simpleton Norton Nork, blustery Big Professor, and all but intelligible Geeba Geeba, had as many fans among adults as ...
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He wrote, produced and manipulated his puppet characters in an hour long puppet version of Charles Dickens "A Christmas Carol". It aired on WNEW TV Ch. 5 in New York City on Saturday night December 23, 1961.