1990: Performed "Lydia, The Tattooed Lady" at Jim Henson
's Memorial Service using the voice of "Elmo".
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Elmo | The Muppets
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If everybody else your age is doing something very different than what you're doing, there's always going to be someone saying to you you might not succeed with it, you might not make any money with that... there's always going to be some type of obstacle in the way. All of those things will go away if you really focus on what makes you happy.
Unlike most of the other Muppeteers, he rarely appears without "Elmo". One of the few instances in which he appeared on television as himself was on The Oprah Winfrey Show
(1986), in an episode entitled "The Faces Behind The Famous Names". This episode also featured Marc Jacobs
, the lady behind the "Jimmy Choo" shoe empire, and the woman who inspired the creation of the Barbie doll (the daughter ...
Best known as the puppeteer of Sesame Street