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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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Original founder, in 1968, of the Children's Television Workshop (now Sesame Workshop). See more »

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