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Kermit Love (1916–2008)

Kermit Love was born on August 7, 1916 in Spring Lake, New Jersey, USA as Kermit Ernest Hollingshead Love. He is known for his work on The Muppet Movie (1979), Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird (1985) and Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978). He died on June 21, 2008 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2012 Sesame Street (TV Series) (muppet designer - 1 episode)
- Telly Gets Angry (2012) ... (muppet designer)
 1988 Sesame Street, Special (TV Movie) (muppets by)
 1979 The Muppet Movie (muppet designer)
  The Muppet Show (TV Series) (puppets - 2 episodes, 1976 - 1977) (muppet designer - 1 episode, 1979)
- Leslie Uggams (1979) ... (muppet designer)
- Kaye Ballard (1977) ... (puppets)
- Harvey Korman (1976) ... (puppets)
 1978 Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (TV Movie) (muppet designer)
 1974 The Muppets Valentine Show (TV Movie) (puppets)
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 1988 Sesame Street, Special (TV Movie)
Willy (uncredited)
 1972-1982 Sesame Street (TV Series)
- Episode #14.1 (1982) ... Willy
- Episode #9.51 (1978) ... Willy
- Episode #7.1 (1975) ... Willy
- Episode #5.1 (1973) ... Willy
- Episode #4.1 (1972) ... Willy
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 1988 Big Bird in Japan (TV Movie) (muppets)
 1986 The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years (TV Movie) (muppets)
 1983 Big Bird in China (TV Movie) (muppets)
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 1954 Hansel and Gretel (animator)
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 1971 Tales from Muppetland: The Frog Prince (TV Movie) (puppet costumes)
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 1981 The Great Space Coaster (TV Series) (uncredited)
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 1989 Sesame Street: 20 and Still Counting (TV Special)
Willy (uncredited)
 1973 Julie on Sesame Street (TV Special)
Muppet Performer (voice)
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 2011 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (Documentary)

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He began making puppets in 1935 for a Works Progress Administration (WPA) theater. He also designed costumes for Orson Welles' Mercury Theater. See more »

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