PERFORMER Frankie Cordero
DEBUT 2017
Rudy & Abby

Rudy and his step-sister, Abby Cadabby.


Episode 4734: a penguin, Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and Rudy.

Rudy, a three-year-old orange monster, is Abby Cadabby's stepbrother on Sesame Street. He was first introduced in Episode 4731, and was also prominently featured in the following three episodes in Season 47. Rudy has a habit of borrowing his stepsister's magic wand and trying his own faulty spells.

He is the son of Freddy and step son of Abby's mom, Maggie Cadabby. His birthday is June 1.[1]

In season 49, he became the co-star of the new recurring animated segment, "Abby's Amazing Adventures."

Cordero claims to base his performance of the character after his younger self, his two nieces and one of his cats.[2]



  1. Character Description in Season 48 press kit
  2. 2017 video for Wired (YouTube)

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