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Jerry Nelson

9 July 1934 to 22 August 2012

A Jim Henson stalwart, Nelson was man behind many favourite characters on The Muppet Show (1976-81) including Robin and Statler. He reprised many of these in the subsequent feature films, and also worked on other Henson productions including Sesame Street (1970-2009) with characters including the Count, and Fraggle Rock (1983-87).

- Read Jerry Nelson's Telegraph Obituary
- Read Jerry Nelson's Independent Obituary