Man Behind the Muppet: Thursday on Independent Lens

Posted on April 5, 2012

The documentary Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey airs Thursday on Independent Lens on PBS.


Watch Meet the Man Behind Elmo on PBS. See more from Independent Lens.

When Kevin Clash was a boy, he built his own puppets and staged shows for the neighborhood. Today, he is living his ultimate dream as the big man behind the little, furry Muppet Elmo on Sesame Street. Being Elmo premieres April 5 (and can be seen again on April 9) on PBS. Check local listings. Ever wonder what is Elmo's favorite food? Elmo himself answers after the jump!


Kevin Clash, Elmo puppeteer and star of the documentary Being Elmo, answers the question: what's the most unusual time you've done Elmo's voice outside of Sesame Street?


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