Daniel Nanni, also known as Danny Nanni and Danny Carr, was an actor and singer who played Inspector Fortescu Farquar in the first Sesame Street Live show A Sesame Street Mystery: The Case of the Missing Rara Avis. He recorded the voice and performed inside the walk-around costume.

Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Nanni performed as a singer in local restaurants and clubs, and as Danny Carr, toured with pianist George Shearing.[1]


  1. "He Sings of Romance, Belts Out Ballads." Detroit Free Press. October 22, 1979