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Joan Ganz Cooney


Joan Ganz Cooney was born on November 30, 1929 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. She is a producer, known for The Electric Company (1971), 3-2-1 Contact (1980) and Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird (1985). She is married to Peter G. Peterson. See full bio »
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 1980-1988 3-2-1 Contact (TV Series) (executive producer - 107 episodes)
- Island: Conch (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Island: Flamingos (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Island: Coral (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Island: Lizards (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Island: Parrot Fish (1988) ... (executive producer)
 1985 Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird (executive producer)
 1971-1977 The Electric Company (TV Series) (executive producer - 780 episodes)
- 130B (1977) ... (executive producer)
- 129B (1977) ... (executive producer)
- 128B (1977) ... (executive producer)
- 127B (1977) ... (executive producer)
- 126B (1977) ... (executive producer)
 1967 Wallace Stevens: A Poet's Seasons (TV Movie) (producer)
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 1970 Sesame Street (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Imaginary Car Ride (1970) ... (creator)
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 2013 Girl Rising (Documentary) (grateful acknowledgment)
 2006-2011 The Electric Company (TV Series) (special thanks - 53 episodes)
- The Junior Assistant (2011) ... (special thanks)
- Tip It or Dip It (2011) ... (special thanks)
- Shrink, Shrank, Shrunk! (2011) ... (special thanks)
- Wiki Wiki Walter (2011) ... (special thanks)
- The Incredible Return-a-Ball (2011) ... (special thanks)
 2006 The World According to Sesame Street (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 2011 Pioneers of Television (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Herself / Sesame Street Producer
- Local Kids' TV (2011) ... Herself / Sesame Street Producer
 2011 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (Documentary)
Herself - Co-Founder - Sesame Workshop
 2006 The Electric Company's Greatest Hits & Bits (TV Movie documentary)
Herself
 2002 Television in America: An Autobiography (TV Series documentary)
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 2001 The 100 Greatest Kids TV Shows (TV Special)
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 2001 Biography (TV Series documentary)
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- Close-Up: Sesame Street (2001) ... Herself
 2001 Intimate Portrait (TV Series documentary)
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- Diane Sawyer (2001) ... Herself
 1990 Sing! Sesame Street Remembers Joe Raposo and His Music (TV Movie documentary)
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 1989 The 16th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
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 1989 Sesame Street: 20 and Still Counting (TV Special)
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 1984 Henson's Place (TV Movie documentary)
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 1969 Sesame Street Pitch Reel (Short)
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Inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1998. See more »

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