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Fran Brill

Fran Brill (born September 30, 1946) is an actress and puppeteer who worked on Sesame Street beginning in 1970. She was the first female puppeteer hired by Jim Henson, outside of wife Jane Henson. She is best known for performing Prairie Dawn and Zoe. Brill retired from performing in September 2014.

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Sep 30, 1946 In Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Sesame Street 1969-11-10
Latest Project:
Series Sesame Unpaved 2019
Known For
Poster of Sesame Street: Elmo's Potty Time
Poster of Sheep in the Big City
Poster of Sesame Street: Do the Alphabet
Poster of My Little Pony
Series Sesame Unpaved 2019
Movie Tully Zoe 2018-05-04
Series Amber Waves Suze Winter 2017-07-14
Series Big Bag Unknown 2017-07-14
Movie Muppet Guys Talking: Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched Herself 2017-03-12
Movie Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Herself 2011-10-21
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo's Music Magic 2011-09-06
Movie Jim Henson: His Sesame Street Story 2009-12-12
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo's Christmas Countdown Prairie Dawn / Zoe (voice) 2007-12-23
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo's Potty Time Prairie Dawn (voice) 2006-08-22
Movie Sesame Street: Sesame Sings Karaoke Zoe 2003-08-05
Movie Sesame Street: Zoe's Dance Moves Zoe 2003-01-01
Series Play with Me Sesame Prairie Dawn 2002-04-01
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Series Sheep in the Big City 2000-11-17
Movie The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Zoe / Pestie / Prairie Dawn (voice) 1999-10-01
Movie Elmopalooza Zoe, Prairie Dawn, Roxie Marie 1998-02-20
Movie Sesame Street: Do the Alphabet Zoe (voice) 1996-02-06
Series Dog City 1992-09-26
Series Doug Emily Kristal (voice) 1991-08-11
Movie The Tale of Peter Rabbit Bluejay / Sparrow (voice) 1991-06-11
Movie What About Bob? Lily Marvin 1991-05-17
Series The Jim Henson Hour 1989-04-14
Series My Little Pony 1986-09-15
Movie Old Enough Mrs. Sloan 1984-08-24
Movie Amber Waves Suze Winter 1980-03-09
Movie Being There Sally Hayes 1979-12-19
Movie The Great Santa Claus Switch Snerf (voice) 1970-12-05
Series Sesame Street 1969-11-10