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[[Image:Carolywilcox.jpg|thumb|200px|Caroly Wilcox, at work crafting what would become [[Betsy Bird]].]]
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[[Image:Carolywilcoxpuppet.jpg|frame|Wilcox performing on ''Sesame Street'' with [[Caroll Spinney]] and [[Frank Oz]].]]
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'''Caroly Wilcox''' began working in the [[New York Muppet Workshop]] in [[1969]], as work on ''[[Sesame Street]]'' began. Wilcox originally worked as an occasional puppeteer as well as a builder and designer, assisting on [[Ernie]] and performing in occasional sketches (such as "[[First and Last]]").
   
'''Caroly Wilcox''' began working in the NY Muppet Workshop in 1969, when ''[[Sesame Street]]'' started up. Originally working as an occasional puppeteer as well, assisting on [[Ernie]] and performing in occasional sketches (such as "[[First and Last]]"), she became the supervisor for Sesame Street Muppets, and remained so until 1990 - when she retired.
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Wilcox became the workshop supervisor for the Sesame Muppets, and remained so until her retirement in [[1990]]. Wilcox was viewed as the expert Muppet maker; she trained many of the Muppet builders.
She was the expert Muppet maker. Most (if not all) Muppet builders were trained by Wilcox.
 
   
 
==Puppeteer==
 
==Puppeteer==
*'''''[[Sesame Street]]'''''- (1969) TV Series
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[[Image:Carolywilcox.jpg|frame|Wilcox working on [[Betsy Bird]].]]
*'''''[[The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence]]''
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*''[[Sesame Street]]''
*'''''[[The Muppet Movie]]''''' - Additional Muppet Performer
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*''[[The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence]]''
*'''''[[The Muppets Take Manhattan]]''''' (1984) - Additional Muppet performer
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*''[[The Muppet Movie]]''
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*''[[The Muppets Take Manhattan]]''
   
 
==Designer/Builder==
 
==Designer/Builder==
*'''''[[Puppetman]]'''''- Built [[Earl]] with [[Jitka Exler]]
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*''[[Sesame Street]]'' - Workshop Supervisor
*'''''[[Follow that Bird]]''''' (1985)- Built [[Miss Finch]]
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*''[[Saturday Night Live]]'' - built [[Scred]]
*''[[Christmas Eve on Sesame Street]]''''' (1978)
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*''[[The Muppet Show]]'' - built [[Mildred Huxtetter]], [[Sopwith the Camel]], [[Doglion]] and [[Betsy Bird]] (with [[Cheryl Blaylock]])
*'''''[[Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas]]'''''(1977)
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*''[[Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas]]''
*'''''[[Fraggle Rock]]''''' (1983)
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*''[[Christmas Eve on Sesame Street]]''
*'''''[[The Muppet Show]]'''''- Built [[Mildred Huxtetter]], [[Sopwith the Camel]], [[Doglion]] and [[Betsy Bird]] (with [[Cheryl Blaylock]])
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*''[[Fraggle Rock]]''
*'''''[[Saturday Night Live]]'''''- Built [[Scred]]
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*''[[Follow that Bird]]'' - built [[Miss Finch]]
*'''''[[Sesame Street]]'''''- Workshop Supervisor, rebuilt [[Beautiful Day Monster]] and others
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*''[[Puppetman]]'' - built [[Earl]] with [[Jitka Exler]]
   
   

Revision as of 01:59, August 18, 2006

Carolywilcoxpuppet

Wilcox performing on Sesame Street with Caroll Spinney and Frank Oz.

Caroly Wilcox began working in the New York Muppet Workshop in 1969, as work on Sesame Street began. Wilcox originally worked as an occasional puppeteer as well as a builder and designer, assisting on Ernie and performing in occasional sketches (such as "First and Last").

Wilcox became the workshop supervisor for the Sesame Muppets, and remained so until her retirement in 1990. Wilcox was viewed as the expert Muppet maker; she trained many of the Muppet builders.

Puppeteer

Carolywilcox

Wilcox working on Betsy Bird.

Designer/Builder

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