Spinney's most prominent characters are Oscar the Grouch and Big Bird, but he has performed a number of other characters, including Granny Bird and Bruno the Trash Man. He was also one of the first Muppeteers to perform Elmo, although at the time the Elmo character was not yet a named character. For his work on Sesame Street, Spinney has been given several Daytime Emmy Awards, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, among several other honors.
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