Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

Lists: Documentary, Family

Brief Synopsis: "Beloved by children of all ages around the world, Elmo is an international icon. Few people know his creator, Kevin Clash, who dreamed of working with his idol, master puppeteer Jim Henson. Displaying his creativity and talent at a young age, Kevin ultimately found a home on Sesame Street. Narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, this documentary includes rare archival footage, interviews with Frank Oz, Rosie O’Donnell, Cheryl Henson, Joan Ganz Cooney and others and offers a behind-the-scenes look at Sesame Street and the Jim Henson Workshop."

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People Involved

  • Bill Barretta (Himself)
  • Frank Oz (Himself)
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Narrator (voice))
  • Kevin Clash (Himself)
  • Fran Brill (Herself)
  • Joan Ganz Cooney (Herself)
  • Arsenio Hall (Himself)
  • Jim Henson (Himself)
  • Hugh Jackman (Himself)
  • Kermit Love (Himself)
  • Constance Marks (Director)