Will Lee


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Joan Ganz Cooney

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Joan Ganz Cooney on the Sesame Street episode following actor Will Lee's death,  "Farewell, Mr. Hooper" (airdate: November 24, 1983)
01:16

Loretta Long

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Loretta Long on the first few days of filming Sesame Street, and on cast members Will Lee as "Mr. Hooper," Bob McGrath as "Bob," and Matt Robinson as "Gordon"
04:24

Sonia Manzano

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Sonia Manzano on the Sesame Street episode "Farewell, Mr. Hooper" (airdate: November 24, 1983) and her memories of working with actor Will Lee
04:28

Bob McGrath

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Bob McGrath on getting acting advice from Will Lee ("Mr. Hooper" on Sesame Street)
02:57
Bob McGrath on a favorite scene with actor Will Lee ("Mr. Hooper") in the special Christmas Eve on Sesame Street
00:40
Bob McGrath on how Will Lee's passing was handled on Sesame Street
01:36

Roscoe Orman

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Roscoe Orman on learning to relate to Muppets, and to the kids on Sesame Street
02:39
Roscoe Orman on Sesame Street's: "Farewell, Mr. Hooper"
01:13

Caroll Spinney

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"Big Bird"/"Oscar the Grouch" performer Caroll Spinney on Will Lee ("Mr. Hooper"); "Big Bird's" mispronunciation of "Mr. Hooper's" name
01:03
"Big Bird" performer Caroll Spinney on telling Will Lee ("Mr. Hooper") he loved him, during what turned out to be Lee's last day of shooting; on "Farewell, Mr. Hooper"
04:38

Norman Stiles

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Norman Stiles on writing the iconic Sesame Street episode "Farewell, Mr. Hooper"
09:24

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