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PERFORMER Emilio Delgado
DEBUT 1971

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Luis Rodriguez was a regular character on Sesame Street from 1971 to 2015. He is Mexican-American. He married Maria in season 19, and they had a daughter named Gabi the following year.

For several years, Luis and Maria operated the Fix-It Shop, where they repaired an assortment of items, including an innumerable quantity of toasters. Luis founded the shop with Rafael in the third season. In 2002, Maria and Luis converted the store into a Mail It Shop, but reverted it back to the Fix-It Shop in 2006. In 2014, he began maintaining the Bike Shop.

With his friends, Luis visited his family in New Mexico for several episodes in season 7 and helped his grandfather build an adobe house.

In attendance at Luis' wedding was his Tío (uncle) José.

Luis is skilled at playing the guitar, and taught Rosita to play in Episode 3794. Luis has a dog named Manolo seen in Episode 0343, and he has occasionally appeared as a heroic alter-ego, Señor Zero.

While Luis was dropped from the show after season 45, he has occasionally appeared in media outside of the show including a 2017 Chrysler commercial, a video in the Read Along Series in 2018, and in Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary Celebration.


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