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Linda Bove

Born deaf, she was a founding member of the National Theater of the Deaf in 1963. In 1974, she received the AMITA--the Italian-American Award for her work on television. Best known for playing Linda on Sesame Street (1969) for over 20 years--the longest-running role on American television for a person with a differing ability. See full bio »

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Known For

Children of a Lesser God
Children of a Lesser God Marian Loesser
Search for Tomorrow
Search for Tomorrow Melissa Hayley Weldon (1973)


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 1977-2000 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Linda / Chaplin's Reflection / Linda the Windup Toy / ...
- Episode #31.1 (2000) ... Linda
- Episode #30.21 (1999) ... Linda
- Episode #25.47 (1994) ... Linda
- Episode #25.42 (1994) ... Linda
 1996 Souvenir
Computer (voice)
 1989 The Jim Henson Hour (TV Series)
 1988 Sesame Street, Special (TV Movie)
 1986 Children of a Lesser God
Marian Loesser
 1985 Follow That Bird
 1980 Happy Days (TV Series)
- Allison (1980) ... Allison
 1979 A Walking Tour of Sesame Street (TV Movie)
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Melissa Hayley Weldon (1973)
Hide Hide Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
 2008 Sweet Nothing in My Ear (TV Movie) (consultant)
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 1994-2005 Sesame Street (TV Series)
- Episode #25.129 (1994) ... Linda
 2002 Sesame Street: Computer Caper (Video)
 1987 Sing Along (Video short)

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"Sign Me a Story" - video of 2 children's fairy tales. Random House Video & Zink Entertainment 1987 Appeared as herself and as Red Riding Hood & Goldilocks characters.

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