Jerry L. Nelson (July 10, 1934 - August 23, 2012) was an American puppeteer, voice actor, actor and singer, best known for his associations with The Muppets. Famous for his wide-range of characters and singing abilities, he performed various Muppet characters on Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock and many various other Muppet movies and specials.
Nelson died on August 23, 2012 due to prostate cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and emphysema. He was 78 years old when he died.
Episodes Acted In:
Lust for Puppets (uncredited)