Friday, August 24, 2012
Jerry Nelson, puppeteer of The Count, R.I.P.
R.I.P. to the man behind my favorite Muppet..............
Puppeteer Jerry Nelson, the man behind "Sesame Street" muppet Count von Count, died Aug. 24, 2012, at age 78. Nelson, a cast member of the show for over 40 years, also brought to life the characters Herry Monster, Fat Blue, Sherlock Hemlock and the Amazing Mumford.
Rest in peace.