Caroll Spinney

I  Am Big Bird (Tribeca Films)

‘Big Bird’ Asked To Fly On Doomed Space Shuttle Challenger

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.”

05/06/2015

Photo Credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images

New York Institution Of ‘Sesame Street’ Celebrates 45 Years

Monday marked 45 years since the debut episode of the New York institution of “Sesame Street.”

11/10/2014

(credit: Max Morse/Stan Honda/Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Looking To Be Big Bird For Halloween Amid Political Debate

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.

CBS New York–10/10/2012