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  • Muppets from Space

  • Labyrinth

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  • Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

  • Sesame Street: Sesame Sings Karaoke

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret...

  • Muppet Treasure Island

  • The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland

  • Muppets from Space

  • Labyrinth

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie

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Kevin Clash Biography

  • Profession: Actor, Co-producer, Co-Executive Producer, Executive Producer, Director
  • Born: Sep 17, 1960
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

One of the most prominent of all vocal contributors to [[Performer~P94083~Jim Henson~jimhenson]]'s [[Performer~P51368~Muppets~muppets]] during the '80s, '90s, and 2000s, Kevin Clash grew up in a predominantly African-American Baltimore suburb, and projected an unusual degree of aptitude for both designing original puppets and performing with them, from a tender age. He kick-started his career with work on The Great Space Coaster and [[Feature~V174883~Captain Kangaroo~captainkangaroo[tvseries]]], then commenced his longstanding association with [[Performer~P94083~Henson~jimhenson]] by voicing a myriad of characters on the 1986 fantasy film [[Feature~V28019~Labyrinth~labyrinth]], and extended the working relationship into contributions to several of the [[Feature~V175399~Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles~teenagemutantninjaturtles[filmseries]]] films, [[Feature~V136176~Muppet Treasure Island~muppettreasureisland]], and a host of other Henson projects. Clash found his broadest appeal, however, by providing the voice for a single character: the beloved, impossibly cute Elmo -- both on [[Feature~V175332~Sesame Street~sesamestreet[tvseries]]] and in the feature [[Feature~V180983~The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland~theadventuresofelmoingrouchland]] (1999). Clash won a myriad of Emmys for that portrayal. He relayed his life story in the 2006 autobiography My Life as a Furry Red Monster: What Being Elmo Has Taught Me About Life, Love, and Laughing Out Loud. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi