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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]].]]
 
'''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]]").
   
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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.
'''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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She was the expert Muppet maker. Most (if not all) Muppet builders were trained by Wilcox.
 
   
 
==Puppeteer==
 
==Puppeteer==
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[[Image:Carolywilcox.jpg|frame|Wilcox working on [[Betsy Bird]].]]
*'''''[[Sesame Street]]'''''- (1969) TV Series
 
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*'''''[[The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence]]''
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*''[[Sesame Street]]''
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*'''''[[The Muppet Movie]]''''' - Additional Muppet Performer
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*''[[The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence]]''
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*''[[The Muppet Movie]]''
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*'''''[[The Muppets Take Manhattan]]''''' (1984) - Additional Muppet performer
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*''[[The Muppets Take Manhattan]]''
   
 
==Designer/Builder==
 
==Designer/Builder==
 
*''[[Sesame Street]]'' - Workshop Supervisor
*'''''[[Puppetman]]'''''- Built [[Earl]] with [[Jitka Exler]]
 
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*'''''[[Follow that Bird]]''''' (1985)- Built [[Miss Finch]]
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*''[[Saturday Night Live]]'' - built [[Scred]]
 
*''[[The Muppet Show]]'' - built [[Mildred Huxtetter]], [[Sopwith the Camel]], [[Doglion]] and [[Betsy Bird]] (with [[Cheryl Blaylock]])
*''[[Christmas Eve on Sesame Street]]''''' (1978)
 
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*'''''[[Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas]]'''''(1977)
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*''[[Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas]]''
 
*''[[Christmas Eve on Sesame Street]]''
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*'''''[[Fraggle Rock]]''''' (1983)
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*''[[Fraggle Rock]]''
*'''''[[The Muppet Show]]'''''- Built [[Mildred Huxtetter]], [[Sopwith the Camel]], [[Doglion]] and [[Betsy Bird]] (with [[Cheryl Blaylock]])
 
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*'''''[[Saturday Night Live]]'''''- Built [[Scred]]
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*''[[Follow that Bird]]'' - built [[Miss Finch]]
 
*''[[Puppetman]]'' - built [[Earl]] with [[Jitka Exler]]
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*'''''[[Sesame Street]]'''''- Workshop Supervisor, rebuilt [[Beautiful Day Monster]] and others
 
   
   

Revision as of 01:59, 18 August 2006

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

Wilcox working on Betsy Bird.

Designer/Builder

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