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Noel MacNeal

Noel MacNeal
Born (1961-09-15) September 15, 1961
Harlem, New York City, USA
Occupation Puppeteer, Writer, Actor, Television director
Years active 1983–present

Noel MacNeal (born September 15, 1961) is an American puppeteer, writer, actor, and director of children's television, best known as the voice and puppeteer of Bear in Bear in the Big Blue House and Breakfast with Bear. He first came to public attention in the early 1980s.

On November 6, 1999, he married author Susan Elia at Manhattan's Union Theological Seminary.[1] In 2005, their son Matthew was born.[2]

Noel portrays the environmentally friendly character ZoZo a mascot for safer streets, green transportation and useful public spaces.[3] This Jim Henson designed and created walk around puppet is used by Livable Streets Education to talk about these issues with young children and families.[4]

Among his characters are Bear, Mrs. (Mommy) Snuffleupagus and various Snuffleupagus relatives on Sesame Street. He has also been Magellan, a baby dragon, on the ACE Award winning series Eureeka's Castle on Nick Jr, Leon MacNeal in The Puzzle Place; Raphael in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III and Madame Chairbird in the Sesame Street film Follow That Bird.

Contents

  • Credits 1
  • Non-Henson credits 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Credits

Non-Henson credits

References

  1. ^ Brady, Lois Smith. "LOIS SMITH BRADY" The New York Times; November 14, 1999
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ Where is the Zozo? Accessed September 24, 2010
  4. ^ Streets Education

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