Kim and Grover in 2015.

Kathleen Kim is a puppeteer and Muppet performer on Sesame Street.

Kim attended a puppeter workshop for Sesame Workshop in 2014[1] and was hired in 2015 as an assistant puppeteer for Sesame Street starting on season 46.[1] Her first speaking role on Sesame Street was as a cat in a Season 48 episode.[1] Kim received her first on-screen credit in Season 49. Kim gained her own character in 2019, Julia's mother Elena.



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kathleen Kim on Instagram
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