If Mickey is the world’s most famous mouse, then Big Bird is the most famous bird. Caroll Spinney, 80, is stepping outside the Big Bird costume in the new movie from Tribeca films titled, “I am Big Bird. The Caroll Spinney Story.”
Monday marked 45 years since the debut episode of the New York institution of “Sesame Street.”
Quite a few New Yorkers going out on Halloween said Wednesday that they were planning to portray a fine feathered friend who stands 8 feet 2 inches tall, and who has found himself at the center of a political debate lately.